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  1. 1. The Amazing Cucumber1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc.2. Feeling tired in the afternoon, put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a cucumber. Cucumbers area good source of B Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that quick pick-me-up that can last for hours. 3. Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a shower? Try rubbing a cucumber slice along the mirror, it will eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance.4. Are grubs and slugs ruining your planting beds? Place a few slices in a small pie tin and your gardenwill be free of pests all season long. The chemicals in the cucumber react with the aluminum to give off ascent undetectable to humans but drive garden pests crazy and make them flee the area.5. Looking for a fast and easy way to remove cellulite before going out or to the pool? Try rubbing a sliceor two of cucumbers along your problem area for a few minutes, the phytochemicals in the cucumbercause the collagen in your skin to tighten, firming up the outer layer and reducing the visibility ofcellulite. Works great on wrinkles too!!!6. Want to avoid a hangover or terrible headache? Eat a few cucumber slices before going to bed andwake up refreshed and headache free. Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B vitamins and electrolytes toreplenish essential nutrients the body lost, keeping everything in equilibrium, avoiding both a hangoverand headache!! Chow anyone?7. Looking to fight off that afternoon or evening snacking binge? Cucumbers have been used forcenturies and often used by European trappers, traders and explores for quick meals to thwart offstarvation.8. Have an important meeting or job interview and you realize that you dont have enough time to polishyour shoes? Rub a freshly cut cucumber over the shoe, its chemicals will provide a quick and durableshine that not only looks great but also repels water.9. Out of WD 40 and need to fix a squeaky hinge? Take a cucumber slice and rub it along theproblematic hinge, and voila, the squeak is gone!10. Stressed out and dont have time for massage, facial or visit to the spa? Cut up an entire cucumberand place it in a boiling pot of water, the chemicals and nutrients from the cucumber with react with the
  2. 2. boiling water and be released in the steam, creating a soothing, relaxing aroma that has been shown thereduce stress in new mothers and college students during final exams.11. Just finish a business lunch and realize you dont have gum or mints? Take a slice of cucumber andpress it to the roof of your mouth with your tongue for 30 seconds to eliminate bad breath, thephytochemcials will kill the bacteria in your mouth responsible for causing bad breath.12. Looking for a green way to clean your faucets, sinks or stainless steel? Take a slice of cucumber andrub it on the surface you want to clean, not only will it remove years of tarnish and bring back the shine,but is wont leave streaks and wont harm you fingers or fingernails while you clean.13. Using a pen and made a mistake? Take the outside of the cucumber and slowly use it to erase thepen writing, also works great on crayons and markers that the kids have used to decorate the walls!!
  3. 3. Cinnamon and Honey ~ Bet the drug companies wont like this one getting around.~Facts on Honey and Cinnamon: It is found that a mixture of honey andCinnamon cures most diseases. Honey is produced in most of the countriesOf the world. Scientists of today also accept honey as a Ram Ban(very effective) medicine or all kinds of diseases.Honey can be used without any side effects for any kind of diseases.Todays science says that even though honey is sweet, if taken in the right dosage as amedicine, it does not harm diabetic patients. Weekly World News, a magazine inCanada , in its issue dated 17 January,1995 has given the following list of diseases thatcan be cured by honey and cinnamon as researched by western scientists:HEART DISEASES:Make a paste of honey and cinnamon powder, apply on bread, instead of jelly and jam,and eat it regularly for breakfast. It reduces the cholesterol in the arteries and saves thepatient from heart attack. Also those who have already had an attack, if they do thisprocess daily, they are kept miles away from the next attack. Regular use of the aboveprocess relieves lossof breath and strengthens the heart beat. In America and Canada, various nursinghomes have treated patients successfully and have found that as you age, the arteriesand veins lose their flexibility and get clogged; honey and cinnamon revitalize thearteries and veins.ARTHRITIS:Arthritis patients may take daily, morning, and night, one cup of hot water with twospoons of honey and one small teaspoon of cinnamon powder. If taken regularly evenchronic arthritis can be cured. In a recent research Conducted at the CopenhagenUniversity, it was found that when the doctors Treated their patients with a mixture ofone tablespoon Honey and half Teaspoon Cinnamon powder before breakfast, theyfound that within a week, Out of the 200 people so treated, practically 73 patients weretotally Relieved of pain, and within a month, mostly all the patients w ho could not Walkor move around because of arthritis started walking without pain.BLADDER INFECTIONS:Take two tablespoons of cinnamon powder and one teaspoon of honey in a Glass oflukewarm water and drink it. It destroys the germs in the bladder.CHOLESTEROL:Two tablespoons of honey and three teaspoons of Cinnamon Powder mixed in 16ounces of tea water, given to a cholesterol patient, was found to reduce the level ofcholesterol in the blood by 10 percent within two hours. As Mentioned for arthriticpatients, if taken three times a day, any chronic Cholesterol is cured. According to
  4. 4. information received in the said Journal, pure honey taken with food daily relievescomplaints of cholesterol.COLDS:Those suffering from common or severe colds should take one tablespoon Lukewarmhoney with 1/4 spoon cinnamon powder daily for three days. This Process will curemost chronic cough, cold, and clear the sinuses.UPSET STOMACH:Honey taken with cinnamon powder cures stomach ache and also clears Stomachulcers from the root.GAS:According to the studies done in India and Japan, it is revealed that if Honey is takenwith cinnamon powder the stomach is relieved of gas.IMMUNE SYSTEM:Daily use of honey and cinnamon powder strengthens the immune system and protectsthe body from bacteria and viral attacks. Scientists have found that honey has variousvitamins and iron in large amounts. Constant use ofHoney strengthens the white blood corpuscles to fight bacteria and viral Diseases.INDIGESTION:Cinnamon powder sprinkled on two tablespoons of honey taken before food Relievesacidity and digests the heaviest of meals.INFLUENZA:A scientist in Spain has proved that honey contains a natural ingredient whichkills the influenza germs and saves the patient from flu.LONGEVITY:Tea made with honey and cinnamon powder, when taken regularly, arrests theRavages of old age. Take four spoons of honey, one spoon of cinnamon powderand three cups of water and boil to make like tea. Drink 1/4 cup, three to Fourtimes a day. It keeps the skin fresh and soft and arrests old age. Life spans alsoincreases and even a 100 year old, starts performing the Chores of a 20-year-old.PIMPLES:Three tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder paste. Applythis paste on the pimples before sleeping and wash it next morning with Warmwater. If done daily for two weeks, it removes pimples from the root.SKIN INFECTIONS:Applying honey and cinnamon powder in equal parts on the affected parts Cureseczema, ringworm and all types of skin infections.
  5. 5. WEIGHT LOSS:Daily in the morning one half hour before breakfast on an empty stomach And atnight before sleeping, drink honey and cinnamon powder boiled in one Cup ofwater. If taken regularly, it reduces the weight of even the most obese person.;Also, drinking this mixture regularly does not allow the fat to accumulate in thebody even though the person may eat a high calorie diet.CANCER:Recent research in Japan and Australia has revealed that advanced cancer of thestomach and bones have been cured successfully. Patients suffering from thesekinds of cancer should daily take one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon ofcinnamon powder for one month three time s a day.FATIGUE:Recent studies have shown that the sugar content of honey is more helpful ratherthan being detrimental to the strength of the body. Senior citizens, who takehoney and cinnamon powder in equal parts, are more alert and flexible. Dr.Milton, who has done research, says that a half Tablespoon of honey taken in aglass of water and sprinkled with cinnamon powder, taken daily after brushingand in the afternoon at about 3:00 P..M. When the vitality of the body starts todecrease increases the vitality of the body within a week.BAD BREATH:People of South America , first thing in the morning, gargle with one teaspoon ofhoney and cinnamon powder mixed in hot water, so their breath stays freshthroughout the day.HEARING LOSS:Daily morning and night honey and cinnamon powder, taken in equal partsrestore hearing. Remember when we were kids? We had toast with real butter andcinnamon sprinkled on it!You might want to share this information with a friend, kinfolks and love ones ~ everyone needs healthy help information ~ what they do with it is up to them ~ share with your email buddies!!!!!
  6. 6. Why men are never depressed... WHY MEN ARE NEVER DEPRESSED: Men Are Just Happier People-- What do you expect from such simple creatures. Your last namestays put. The garage is all yours. Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can bePresident. You can never be pregnant. You can wear a white T-shirt to a water
  7. 7. park. You can wear NO shirt to a water park. Car mechanics tell you the truth. The world is your urinal. You never have to drive to another gas station restroom because this one is just too icky.You dont have to stop andthink of which way to turna nut on a bolt. Same work, more pay. Wrinkles addcharacter. Wedding dress $5000. Tux rental-$100.People never stare at your chest when youre talking to them. New shoes dont
  8. 8. cut, blister, or mangle your feet. One mood all the time. Phone conversations areover in 30 seconds flat. You know stuff about tanks. A five-day vacation requires only one suitcase. You can open all your own jars. You get extra credit for the slightest act ofthoughtfulness. If someoneforgets to invite you, he orshe can still be your friend. Your underwear is $8.95
  9. 9. for a three-pack. Three pairs of shoes are more than enough. You almost never have strap problems in public. You are unable to see wrinkles in yourclothes. Everything on yourface stays its original color. The same hairstyle lasts for years, maybe decades.You only have to shave your face and neck. You can play with toys all your life. One wallet and one pair of shoes -- one color for all seasons. You
  10. 10. can wear shorts no matterhow your legs look. You can do your nails with a pocket knife. You have freedom of choice concerning growing a moustache. You can do Christmasshopping for 25 relatives on December 24 in 25 minutes. No wonder men are happier. Send this to the women who can handle it and to
  11. 11. the men who will enjoy reading itAfter having dug to a depth of 20 meters lastyear, English scientists found traces of copperwire dating back over 200 years and came tothe conclusion that their ancestors already hada telephone network 200 years ago. Amazing.Not to be outdone by the English, in the weeksthat followed, Americanscientists dug to a depth of 30 meters, andshortly after, headlines in thenewspapers read: American archaeologists havefound traces of 300 year old copper wire andhave concluded that their ancestors alreadyhad an advanced high-tech communications
  12. 12. network a hundred years earlier than theEnglish. Truly stupendous.One week later, The Trinidad Guardian aTrinidad newspaper, reported thefollowing: After digging as deep as 40 metersat Carenage,Arnold Brathwaite, a self taught archaeologist,reported that he found absolutely nothing.Arnold therefore came to the very logicalconclusion that 400 years ago Trinidad hadalready gone wireless. Now dis is wot we dusbe talkin bout.Let dem damn Limeys and Yankees put dat indey smoke and pipe it. We over good.
  13. 13. Rasta dies..good one lolRasta dies and goes to Heaven.He is at the PearlyGates and is met by St. Peter himself.But the gates are closed as Ras approaches thegatekeeper..St. Peter said, Well, You seem to be in the wrongplace as I dont seem to have you on my list, but asthere is such a crowd behind you and it would causesuch a disruption I will give you anentrance examination if you pass it I will let you inThe test is short, but you have to pass it before youcan get into Heaven. fair enought sais the dreadI sure hope that the test aint toohard. Life was a big enough test as it was . know,St. Peter continued, Yes, Ibut the test is only three questions. Here they are:First:What two days of the week begin with the letter T?that one is easy. That would be Today andTomorrow.The Saints eyes opened wide and he exclaimed, thatis not what I was thinking, but you do have a point,and I guess I did not specify, so I will give you credit
  14. 14. for that answer.Second:How many seconds are there in a year?asked St.. Peter.How many seconds in a year?Now that one is harder, replied ras, but I thinkabout that, and I guess the only answer can betwelve.Astounded, St. Peter said, Twelve?how in Heavens name could you come up withtwelveseconds in a year?Well it got to be twelve he replied:January 2nd, February 2nd, March 2nd...Hold it, interrupts St. Peter. I see where you aregoing with this, and I see your point, though that wasnot quite what I had in mind....but I will haveto give you credit for that one, tooThird:What is Gods first name?wellSure, he replied with a big grin . .its Andy.Andy? exclaimed an exasperated and frustrated StPeter.Ok, I can understand how you cameup with your answers to my first two questions, but
  15. 15. just how in the worlddid you come up with the name Andy as the firstname of God?Shucks, that was the easiest one of all,Whenever I went to church i would hear them singANDY WALKS WITH ME, ANDY TALKS WITHME,ANDY TELLS ME I AM HIS OWN.St. Peter opened the Pearly Gates,and said: Run, man, run!!!Wherefor we pray Lord, Give me a sense of humor,Give me the ability to understand a clean joke,To get some humor out of life, Andto pass it on to other folks !