Apricot kernel: a cancer cure?

There are studies and debates about the medicinal value of apricot kernels. There are claims that it can cure cancer. But there are also evidence linking apricot seeds to small volumes of cyanide. Whichever is true, it is important to research and make a thorough study before relying on this so-called miracle cure.

Some info about apricot kernel.

The apricot kernel (Prunus armeniaca) is the soft part inside the seed of the apricot. It is said to be a good source of iron, potassium and phosphorus, and one of the best sources of vitamin B17 (also known as amygdalin and found in the seeds of fruits such as peaches, plums and apples). Also called “apricot almonds” or “bitter almonds”, apricot kernels originated in Armenia and are also native to Northern China, the Himalayan region and parts of Asia.

Paying for the crime

Have you experienced losing your cellphone to a thief? Well, i did and that was a very bad and sad experience. That cellphone was just a week old and i haven’t fully utilized it. Lucky was the thief. I was reminded of this past experience because of the article i just read. It’s about this iPhone thief in China that sends his victim a handwritten list of almost 1,000 contacts. Imagine that! writing the names and phone numbers of 1000 contact is no joke. But the thief did it, maybe somehow to atoned for his crime. You can read the full story here: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/iphone-thief-in-china-sends-victim-handwritten-list-of-almost-1000-contacts-8962367.html

Gifted and talented

John likes to play wind instruments so when he found a good Fox Bassoons while shopping at the mall yesterday he didn’t have second thought on buying it. Though quite expensive, he believes it is a good investment because he can pass it on to this children and the next generations to come. He belongs to a musically inclined family. Most of them if not playing music instruments are good in singing. They are truly gifted with talents.