Archive for August, 2012

When the recent flu epidemic was on did you ever consider where all the vaccines were stored? Many vaccines and medicines need to be stored at cool temperatures or they will spoil. This means you need cold storage or mobile cold storage units. An ordinary fridge may not be large enough, so you need to get a specialised cold storage solution.

You can buy or hire pharmaceutical mobile cold storage units which are specially kitted out for the storage of high value items such as vaccines, diagnostic kits and blood samples, where strict temperature control is essential and monitoring must available.

These pharmaceutical cold stores will usually have full redundancy on critical features to ensure the products cannot ‘go off’ by getting too warm. This is done by having two independent refrigeration systems with one providing complete backup to the other. They also have dual electronic temperature recorders to provide full traceability.

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Having tasty and healthy food in your kitchen is great for your health. I just visited my friend Sluggo and had lunch at his house, and although we ate well, it simply amazed me my unhealthy most of the foods were that he had lying around the kitchen. If you have junk food around you will tend to eat lots of it. Healthy food shopping is a great way to improve your health and lose weight.

It all starts with knowledge and a plan, and although we cannot educate you here fully on nutrition, paying attention and reading many of the wonderful resources available is one of the first steps. My friend Sluggo doesn’t know what is healthy and what isn’t. He thinks bacon and fried eggs are a light breakfast for example!

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Eating healthy is important for nurturing the areas of the body. Healthy diet foods should be chosen in lieu of processed foods in order to allow all organs to work properly, Eating healthy promotes good circulation, healthy skin, as well as the overall well being of the individual. If you already have been living off unhealthy processed foods, it is not too late to improve your diet in order to improve your overall health. Diseases such as obesity, cancer, heart disease and diabetes can be avoided in many cases by switching to foods with the appropriate amount of fat, protein and carbohydrates, high in fiber, vitamins and minerals.

There is no one diet fits all, as each body is genetically predisposed to needing more or less of varied nutrients. For example, some people need to add iron to their diet because of a predisposition toward anemia. Choosing organic produce is a smart diet decision as this reduces the amount of toxins that enter the body and cause damage. With this in mind, it should become a habit to read labels, so that you can choose foods that are organic, as well as foods that are not overwhelmed with an abundance of salt, artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners and preservatives.

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