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LONGEVITY – PROPERTIES OF PLANTS AND YEAST

Researchers abroad have carried out testing with some surprising results to arrest the ageing process commonly associated with certain diseases. This having been carried out by isolating 6 groups of molecules from plants with a varying mixture of different chemicals. The Ist group relates to is an extract from the root of a flowering plant… Continue Reading

OUR CHANGING WORLD

Every era has unique features within the political and social landscape, but change is inevitable. This week’s content will consider how the youth are advancing and how mature people frequently become overwhelmed, coping in a rapidly changing world. The 1970’s and ’80s inspired many changes! Youth becoming more involved politically, but socially more relaxed. These… Continue Reading

ABOUT MONEY

In ancient times, it was realized that an exchange of commodities was essential to the wellbeing of communities. The earliest “money” arriving in the form of conch shells, around 1300 BC. Later bronze casts produced coins, some having holes in the centre for the convenience of stringing them together. The ancient Babylonians developed one of… Continue Reading

ALL ABOUT SALT

Salt is an integral part of the world’s history as far back as 6050 BC and has involved many civilizations. The word ‘salad’ has its origins in salt as the early Romans salted their greens and vegetables. Generally speaking, salt is known for its enhancement of food and for healing; having antiseptic properties, and for… Continue Reading

LEVELS OF ETHICS IN THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY

The cosmetic industry is gigantic with a promise of good looks, better health and moral upliftment. After all, who doesn’t want to smell gorgeous, have a flawless complexion and be enticed by anti-ageing promises. With the materials at hand, a relatively plain individual can be converted to a ravishing beauty or with little experience, a… Continue Reading

COMING TO TERMS WITH VIOLENCE

The 20th century is considered to be the century of violence, and many believe it is part and parcel of today’s living and appears to affect all layers of society, exacerbated by actions of Government institutions, poverty, mental and other illness and religious beliefs. In addition to these factors, we witness a great deal of… Continue Reading

Media in the spotlight

Media in the spotlight

This week’s content will focus on the local and world news, why it is beneficial in being up and running on current events, or on a negative note, these being harmful to one’s emotional status. A common saying might be relevant “what one does not see, one does not grieve.” This topic is so appropriate… Continue Reading

A STRANGE NEW WORLD

A STRANGE NEW WORLD

When Aldous Huxley many years ago wrote the novel “A brave new world”, the content focused on the indoctrination of the masses; humans being genetically bred having authoritarian rule via technology, but ultimately the chief concern was the preservation of the human spirit. In these times, some similarities may exist and this pandemic Covid-19 will… Continue Reading

EPIGENETICS

EPIGENETICS

Epigenetics is basically a system of turning genes on and off for the ultimate creation of a life. The discovery of DNA enhanced the understanding of life and its great complexities. Further understanding of DNA has resulted in a new field of scientific study known as epigenetics; a simple example is how DNA is fixed… Continue Reading

Human emotions

Human emotions

Despite millions of years of evolution and development as human beings, the role of decisions relies heavily on emotions; be they positive or negative, the latter not to be ignored. Positive emotions are known to be good for health as is enthusiasm which can be “catchy” inspiring others who may suffer from lethargy. Hope is… Continue Reading

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