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    In addition to its stimulant properties, guarana is also a popular ingredient in herbal weight loss pills. Some evidence indicates that guarana may suppress appetite and increase fat-burning.
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    Most products containing guarana are dietary supplements or energy drinks. To see a list of many guarana products, click here

    How Does Guarana Affect Humans?
    Guarana contains a high amount of guaranine, a chemical substance with the same characteristics as caffeine. This makes Guarana a stimulant similar to coffee, which means that it:
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  2. page home edited Welcome Guarana (pronounced gwa-ra-NAH) Guarana is a South American shrub, whose berries conta…

    WelcomeGuarana (pronounced gwa-ra-NAH)
    Guarana is a South American shrub, whose berries contain guaranine, a substance very similar in chemical make-up
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    Guarana is a creeping shrub native to Venezuela
    and createnorthern Brazil in the Amazon rain forest. The fruit are small, bright-red, and contains black seeds. Cathy Wong
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    Guarana drinks and sodas are very popular in Brazil (where guarana is considered
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    to use Providence College, see ourits stimulant properties, guarana is also a popular ingredient in herbal weight loss pills. Some evidence indicates that guarana may suppress appetite and increase fat-burning.
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    How Does Guarana Affect Humans?
    Guarana contains a high amount of guaranine, a chemical substance with the same characteristics as caffeine. This makes Guarana a stimulant similar to coffee, which means that it:
    quickens perceptions
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    Theoretically, it is possible to overdose on caffeine or guarana. The fatal dose has been estimated
    at srosshum@providence.edu. If10 grams of pure caffeine / guaranine (taken at once!). Guarana seeds contain maximal 10% caffeine, so when you have other questions, email ddillon@providence.edu.
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    would swallow at least 100 grams guarana seeds at once, things start to look ugly. Our advice: don't even think about it.
    To put all of this
    in perspective: the Educationaverage cup of the"Missing Class"coffee contains 65-130 milligrams of Falmouth, Massachusetts" by Meaghan Duffy
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    caffeine; some very strong guarana-based syrups can contain up to 350 milligrams. Look at our caffeine chart for more info.
    People with cardiac problems or a high blood pressure should avoid Guarana (and smoking or drinking coffee, for that matter) When
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    For some people, caffeine is a dangerous to their health. Just like some people should stay far away from alcohol, or penicillin, others can use it without any adverse effect and maybe even benefits.
    Those who have any history of cardiac problems or high blood pressure should definitely not use guarana. Pregnant or lactating women should not use it on account of their fetus or baby. Children should not use guarana. (They have all the energy they need!)
    Also, you should pay attention to how your body feels after consumption of guarana. If you feel any palpitation, overhyperactivity, trembling, or can’t sleep, either lower your dosage of guarana or don’t take it as often.
    Benefits of Guarana
    Guarana
    in itself is kind of like a coffee bean on steroids. It contains a little more caffeine than coffee but the Problem ANDcaffeine is released more slowly into the Solution"body so you don’t get as much of a high and then a crash.
    It has been used for centuries
    by Danielle Turcotte
    "The Irresponse to Hurricane Katrina: The Effect
    the Amazonians in Brazil, of Racism on America's Responsewhich it gets its origins, for endurance and physical stamina. It is a natural product, little red berries that climb the big Amazonian rain forest trees, and is completely legal to Hurricane Katrina"use, being approved by Jamie Luedtke
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    Guarana is popular in soft drinks, energy drinks, powder, capsules, syrup, chocolate bars,
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    Guarana’s Brazilian Myth
    Guarana actually carries a famous myth with it
    in Catholic Social Thought"Brazilian culture. The story is attributed to the Satere-Maue tribe. A beloved village child is killed by John Maleri
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    a god. And in God’s Image and We Are What We Eat: Environmental Tollorder to console the villagers, another, more benevolent god plucked out the left eye of Agricultural Practicesthe child and planted it in the Catholic Response by Lizz Vaghi
    "Disney's Not-So Magical Kingdon" by Brad Smith
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    forest, resulting in the wild variety of guarana. The god then plucked the right eye from the child and Responseplanted it in the village. This grew into domesticated guarana. The Guaranis made a tea with a powder pounded from the guarana seeds. They also used the powder to Nike's Historymake a dough for a cylinder shaped bread.
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Monday, May 11

  1. page Strategies for Social Change- G20 edited ... One set of changes that should be addressed to best incorporate a catholic vision upon economi…
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    One set of changes that should be addressed to best incorporate a catholic vision upon economic reform suitable for all nations is to increase the number of countries represented in the decision making. The G20 is made up of 19 countries and the EU, and these countries control over 80% of the economy yet represent a much smaller fraction of nations worldwide. Expanding the representation to more countries would allow for a much less biased and fair opinion on behalf of the world. For example, if the G20 solicited responses and ideas from all 192 countries in the U.N. (25), a much clearer idea of what was needed would be accomplished. Increasing the size of the nations represented in the decision making process would benefit the catholic perspective because it would enable the sustenance for all “without exclusion” to the best of its ability. {mfi-egy-highlights.jpg}
    Another strategy for social change would be to address and overhaul the current approach the G20 takes in delegation of funds. A key proponent of the Universal Destination of Goods is the use of God-given goods for the benefit of all. Currently, the top-heavy approach used by the G20 is preventing nations from exercising their rights to human dignity and coercing them to accept the policies implemented by the member countries. This causes exclusion in the catholic viewpoint because the world has allowed “too much wealth to be concentrated in too few hands” (26). This sense of exclusion is completely against the Universal Destination of Goods and a solution to this problem would be to reverse the lending method.
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    These strategies, if effectively incorporated, could provide a solid compromise between both viewpoints. They could incorporate enough economic theory to enable survival and progress through benchmarks while enabling each individual the ability to pursue their individual goals within society as mandated by full participation.
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  2. page Theological Analysis- G20 edited ... The goal of the G20 is to provide informal negotiations between developed countries on policie…
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    The goal of the G20 is to provide informal negotiations between developed countries on policies and procedures to reform and eradicate poverty in emerging markets and developing countries (17). Their attempts of reform are done with the best interests in mind yet from a Catholic Social Thought perspective; those interests are not the most effective way to disseminate poverty.
    Many theologians disagree with these policies due to different ideas on the definition of wealth. The main distinction between the two points of view is that the economic view of wealth is the acquisition of materials for the betterment of the individual self and catholic wealth is the acquisition of materials for the betterment of society via the common good and a means to an end. Catholic wealth is meant to “promote human flourishing” and when this is done in accordance with the common good, it will “be a means to a legitimate end” (18). This idea of catholic wealth is one which strives to achieve the best result for all involved while respecting the human dignity of every person and their inalienable rights associated within. {africa16.jpg}
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    economic and catholicCatholic approaches to wealth is
    The Universal Destination of Goods views humans as “owners only in the sense that they may possess property, but they possess it contingently and temporarily” (20). It states that humans have a “duty to dispose of it not as they wish personally, but as God wishes” (21). The idea that humans only own the goods to do with them as God demands is contradicted in the economic plans in place by the G20. The G20’s infusion of $750 Billion in funding to the IMF and allowing them to allocate in accordance with their regulations is not rooted in Universal Destination. The dispersion of these resources through the plans put forth by the G20 and IMF creates a “disorder in the relationship between persons and their true nature, between persons and the community in which they live, and between persons and creation” (22). This disorder spurs from the logic of a true gift. In Catholic Social Thought, a true gift is “one that preserves the freedom of the other partner” and “sustains relations over time” (23). Only God can give true gifts and therefore any gift that humans bestow on others is not true, but “poisoned”. These poison gifts create the disorder as humans attempt to bestow upon others gifts of resources according to rules set forth by humans and not given by God. The ability of these organizations to act and provide to the countries of need upon their own set of guidelines is an alienation from catholic teaching.
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  3. page Social Change - Cloning edited Strategies for Social Change in Biological Ethics To me it is quite obvious where the debate lies …
    Strategies for Social Change in Biological Ethics
    To me it is quite obvious where the debate lies between the Catholic Church’s social teachings on genetics and human cloning versus those of the biomedical field of experimentation. Human cloning in general is completely denounced in the Catholic Church. The idea of killing a “human life” in the form of an embryo is morally wrong for any Christian who understands God’s gift of the human dignity of man. In the field of biomedical development human cloning for reproductive purposes is also seen as morally wrong simply because at this time the technology and ethical implications have not been reviewed and tested to a point where a successful procedure could be guaranteed. Where the biomedical scientists differ is within the field of human cloning for medical treatment purposes. The medical benefits of human cloning for biomedical reasons would undoubtedly be great. The advances in transplant surgery and treatment of chronic illnesses would certainly be affected by the ability to grow human nascent life but in my opinion this does not yet constitute human cloning for biomedical research as an ethical right. I propose to first and foremost institute a complete ban on human cloning for reproductive purposes. It is evident to me that we are not at a state of awareness in our society to deal with the implications that human cloning for children would create. Obviously this technology will more than likely be possible one day in the future but at this time human cloning for reproductive purposes should be completely banned and punishment for such a crime should be steep. Secondly, I purpose that in order to more fully understand the implications of human cloning for biomedical purposes it is necessary to halt the production of embryonic cells from human cloning and hold a public debate as to the benefits and drawback of said procedures. This council will surely consist of politicians, theologians, scientists and the general public in order to formulate a clearer understanding of human cloning for medicine.
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    The second proposal of a public moratorium on human cloning for biomedical purposes is more of a compromise between the two debating sides of the issue than it is a viable answer to the problem. By discussing and articulating about human cloning for biomedical purposes a more developed theory on the subject can be debated. By making both sides debate openly and freely about their decisions in the dispute the public will obtain a better sense of knowledge on the subject. A moratorium of research would be beneficial to this debated topic because it can truthfully provide empirical data on the subject matter. After all of this information is collected and analyzed an informed decision could be made. It may for example be found that the use of cloning for biomedical purposes could be morally worse than cloning for reproductive purposes in terms of magnitude if acceptance of these procedures leads to routinized practice of embryo cultivation and the growth of nascent human life to be solely used for transplant surgeries. On the other hand it could be possible that this moratorium could prove essential to the full understanding of the unlimited medical possibilities that could occur if embryonic stem cells were accepted as traditional medical practice. This moratorium would allow enough time to fully divulge the ethical and social dilemmas seen in human cloning and at this point in time statistical data and knowledge is necessary so an informed decision on the topic could be made.
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Saturday, May 9

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Tuesday, May 5

  1. page Nike Sweatshops edited ... ..Social Analysis Continued As seen in the above table, Nike has not fulfilled any of its dut…
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    ..Social Analysis Continued
    As seen in the above table, Nike has not fulfilled any of its duties to its workers. The code was merely a publicity stunt to get the media off its back and still be able to take advantage of cheap labor over seas.
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    “If I have despised to abide judgment with my manservant or my maidservant, when they had any controversy against me, what shall I do when God shall rise to judge? and when he shall examine, what shall I answer him? Did not He that made me in the womb make him also: and did not one and the same form me in the womb?” - Job xxxi.1315
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    In the eyes of the Church Nike is acting as a murderer in the sense that it does not pay its workers a just wage and that the current wage given to his workers often causes death, related to the lack of money supplied to live a healthy lifestyle. Job xxxi.1315 states that, “Did not He that made me in the womb make him also: and did not one and the same form me in the womb?”. This is an important question that emphasizes the fact that no matter the social class or social standing every human came from the same place, in the same image of the same God. Being so, every human should have the same right to an honest and healthy life style. Even if considered with religion aside, it is fair to say that a human is a human and as so, should have the right to the same opportunities. Under these conditions, Nike, as a leading corporation, is obligated to further humanity by distributing fair living wages to all of its workers.
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    The most basic strategies a consumer can use to change the labor situations are simple. The most basic strategy a consumer can take is to simply raise awareness of the issue. On a more intricate level the consumer can either choose to boycott Nike and buy locally or buy Nike and cover or remove the logo. The problem with boycotting Nike is that it would directly effect the sweatshop workers-if Nike does not get paid the workers do not get paid. The best option of the two would be to keep buying Nike products but sew over the swoosh or even take it off. The other easy step a consumer can take to make a change in Nike’s labor practices is to write Nike and tell them how they feel about the sweatshops they use. The strategies are easy and only take up time, all the consumer needs to do is to “Just Do It”.
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