Beauty News & Tips

Natural compounds in pomegranates

Eating fruit, such as pomegranates, that contain anti-aromatase phytochemicals reduces the incidence of hormone-dependent breast cancer, according to results of a study published in the January issue of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Pomegranate is enriched in a series of compounds known as ellagitannins that, as shown in this study, appear to be responsible for the anti-proliferative effect of the pomegranate. "Phytochemicals suppress estrogen production that prevents the proliferation of breast cancer cells and the...

Read more...

Effects of low estrogen

Estrogen is an essential hormone so the effects can be quite wide-ranging. Symptoms of low estrogen may include the following: Irregular periods: Estrogen is one of the main hormones driving the menstrual cycle. Low estrogen may lead to missed or irregular periods. Infertility: Low estrogen levels can prevent ovulation and make getting pregnant difficult, leading to infertility. Weak bones: Estrogen helps keep the bones healthful and strong. As estrogen levels decrease, bone loss may occur. For example, women who are post-menopausal are at an increased risk of...

Read more...

Benefits of Propolis

WHAT IS PROPOLIS? ( PRO-PO-LIS) Bee Propolis is a resinous mixture that honey bees produce from tree buds sap flows. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown product used as a coating to build their hives. as well as function as a natural disinfectant against bacteria. The word Propolis is reputed to have been coined by Aristotle, from the Greek words “pro” (before) and “polis” (city), meaning, “Before The City”, or “Defender Of The...

Read more...