Microbiome – Your Other microbiome on the skin

Microbiome – Your Other microbiome on the skin

Microbiome is a term commonly used for gut bacteria. Today, we are more familiar with gut health and prebiotics and probiotics. But did you know that your skin has its own microbiome? The microbiome is affected by the Ph of your skin, ambient temperature and humidity....
Chylomicrons – An indicator of heart diseases?

Chylomicrons – An indicator of heart diseases?

Chylomicrons are small globules of fat. They are also known as Ultra Low Density Lipoproteins (ULDL). Your body uses them to transport lipid (fat) molecules under the surface of the skin. Made in the small intestine, they are released into the lymphatic system as a...
Senolytics – Drugs that can save your life

Senolytics – Drugs that can save your life

Senescence is a a portmanteau of words that imply “to grow old,” and decrepitude. It refers to the process by which cells age and die in humans and other animals. Senescent cells accumulate in our bodies due to genetics or other factors as we age. These...