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Jojoba Oil

Jojoba Oil

Jojoba “oil” is not technically an oil. It is made up of lots of different liquid wax esters that are structurally quite different from what makes up most other seed oils, namely triglycerides. It has a long shelf-life and can be stored relatively stably for long periods of time. The reason for this is the [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Social Support

Social Support

Social support is the help and assistance or exchange of resources that is given by others within a person’s social network (i.e., a person’s web of social relationships) with the intent to enhance the recipient’s well-being. Social support was first identified as a protective factor against deleterious effects of stress on health by Cassel in [...]

September 28, 2011 More