Lets start with a definition of stem cells. To put it simply, stem cells have the ability to mature into different types of cells including bones, heart muscle and and optic nerves. They are an exciting and sometimes controversial tool that some day may treat crippling health problems including multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and spinal cord injuries. While stem cells are constantly in the news, currently they are only approved for one proceedure– bone marrow transplant. This lack of success in other areas has not discouraged some cosmetic companies from promoting skin cell treatments for expensive skin care lines.
There Are No Stem Cells in Stem Cell Beauty Products
The first thing that you should know is that there are no actual stem cells in most commercial skin care products. Stem cells … Continue Reading… →
This week Mirabai of Moving Free with Mirabai is hosting Fashion Flash. I have to confess I am not a gym bunny. I don’t like to exercise, I don’t even like to talk about exercise. But with Type 2 diabetes exercise is not an option and so I am always looking for exercise that I can enjoy and that doesn’t leave me drained and sore. Mirabai was a dancer and her exercise programs reflect a dancers respct for their body. Her moves and routinues are created to devleop that wonderful long line that dancers need to showcase choreography. She tones the body so that my clothes just look better even without losing weight. And when I do lose a few pounds, her approach to fitness makes the most of even a … Continue Reading… →