Looking After Your Hair & How Often Should You Wash It? |

Added March 6, 2014, Under: Environment, Skin Conditions

We all have hair whether long, short or almost non existent so we all have to look after it. But perhaps there is more to looking after your hair than you realized. How to know when your hair is less than clean Our hair is affected by sebaceous glands. We all have these glands in our skin and they secrete an oily and waxy substance called sebum whose job it is to lubricate our skin and hair. Those same glands can play ...


Are You Open to Okra? |

Added March 1, 2014, Under: Environment, Nutrition

I am not familiar with this vegetable so all the more reason to write about it, especially as there would appear to be very important anti-cancer compounds in okra. What are these anti-cancer compounds? A newly discovered lectin in common okra has been shown to kill 72% of human breast cancer cells (MCF7) in vitro, mostly by inducing programmed cell death. The okra extract has also been shown to slow the growth of breast cancer cells by 63%. While the research on okra ...

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