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10 Vegetables That Boost Hair Growth When Applied Topically



When it comes to hair issues, hair fall and halted hair growth are one of the most common and frequent issues faced by most. Our hair needs proper care and nourishment to bloom. You can’t not take care of your hair and then complaint about hair fall or thin hair.

While in certain extreme cases, you need to consult a dermatologist, fortunately, there are some amazing remedies present as near to you as your kitchen that can help replenish and rejuvenate your hair to boost hair growth. We are talking about the vegetables that are so readily available in your home.

Your hair needs essential vitamins and nutrients to remain healthy and these vegetables provide your hair those much-needed vitamins and minerals, even when applied topically, to leave you with thick, long and strong hair.

Let us now take a look at these vegetables and understand how they help to boost hair growth.

1. Spinach
Remember how our mothers used to pester us to eat green leafy vegetables, especially spinach? Well, she wasn’t wrong. Spinach is a rich source of essential nutrients like iron and magnesium and vitamins A, C and D . These not only help boost hair growth but also to maintain a healthy scalp

2. Beetroot
Beetroot is packed with vitamins and minerals, and when used topically is quite effective in boosting hair growth. Vitamin C present in beetroot has great antioxidant properties and it helps to improve collagen production in the scalp to boost tackle hair loss and boost hair growth[2] Lycopene present in the vegetable has been proven to stimulate hair growth.

3. Pumpkin
Pumpkin is packed with proteins, minerals and vitamins C and E (that are strong antioxidants as well) and therefore proves to ve a great remedy stimulating hair growth. Vitamin C and zinc present in pumpkin improves collagen production to promote hair growth. Vitamin E prevents free radical damage and boosts blood circulation in the scalp to give you long and strong hair.

4. Cucumber
The soothing vegetable cucumber is a rich source of vitamins A, C and k and essential minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and iron[5] These not only help prevent protein loss from your hair but also nourish your scalp and leave you with thick, lustrous hair.

5. Onion
Onion is a wonderful ingredient to nutrify your hair. It contains essential minerals such as zinc, sulphur and iron that help improve collagen production and blood circulation in the scalp to stimulate hair growth. Study shows that when used topically onion can lead to re-growth of your hair[6]

Here is how to use onion to nourish your hair.

6. Tomatoes
Tomatoes are a rich source of vitamin C[2] that has strong antioxidant properties and help to boost collagen production in the scalp and take out dirt and impurities from your scalp and thus helps improve hair health and growth.

7. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are a storehouse of beta-carotene that makes it an effective and efficient remedy for maintaining a healthy scalp and boosting hair growth. Besides, it also contains vitamin C and fatty acids that are essential for healthy hair growth.

8. Carrots
Carrot contains essential vitamins like vitamins A, C and B7 that benefit the hair excessively. They help to regulate sebum production in the scalp and thus nourish the scalp to boost healthy hair growth. Furthermore, these vitamins also help strengthen the hair and leave you with thick, lustrous and shiny tresses.

9. Curry Leaves
Curry leaves are quite a well-known remedy for preventing hair loss and promoting hair growth. The antioxidant properties and keratin present in curry leaf make it an ideal solution to give you healthy, long hair[7] .

10. Garlic
Garlic is an age-old home remedy for many skin and hair issues, including hair loss. It is rich in sulphur content and thus effectively nurture your scalp and boost hair growth.

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Man Jailed For 3 Years For Stealing Underwear



The makadara law court has jailed a middle-aged man 3 years for stealing underwear at NYS Nairobi, Kenya.

Stephen Ochieng who according to the charge sheet gained access into the house of Anthony Munene Njeru and made away with his underwear, subwoofer, and a claw hammer while he was asleep.

The court was told that the guards who manned the compound spotted him and quickly raised an alarm which led to the arrest of Stephen.

Stephen Ochieng before the chief magistrate Haten Nyaaga pleaded guilty to burglary and handling of stolen good.

The chief magistrate of the makadara court acknowledged that he has sentenced Ochieng for similar offence and at the same premise in 2016.

The magistrate noted in his judgement that Stephen Ochieng who has been tormenting the people around that area must be a spiderman tormenting the people around the area thus sentenced him to a 3 year jail term.

“He must be another Spiderman after the one who has tormented the residents of Kilimani in Nairobi only that this one can be termed as the Spiderman of NYS,” said the chief magistrate.

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He Asked For It : Woman Says After Being Caught Sleeping With A 13-Year-Old Boy



A yet-to-be-identified Greendale woman has been arrested after she was caught red-handed having sex with a 13-year-old boy at the teenager’s parents’ home in Houghton Park, Zimbabwe.

The minor’s mother got the shock of her life when she returned home on Tuesday, February 23, and caught her son being sexually abused by the woman. ­She immediately called the police, leading to the arrest of the accused.

Police spokesperson Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi confirmed the arrest and also disclosed that investigations into the case were already underway and details will be released in due course.

Nyathi said; “­The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the arrest of a woman alleged to have been caught having sex with a minor in Houghton Park.”

Upon being interviewed by H-Metro, the lady said she didn’t commit any crime as the minor was the one who invited her to have sex at his parents’ house.

What did I do wrong and how did I know his house if he hadn’t called me?

We had protected sex and I do not see any reason why I can be treated like a thief or robber

The yet-to-be-identified woman was taken to Waterfalls Police Station where she is currently being detained. In Zimbabwe, having sex with a minor is a criminal offense even if the minor consents. It is a serious crime that attracts jail term.

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2020 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians Announced By Avance Media



As part of its annual programme to celebrate and honour Nigeria’s most outstanding youth, leading African PR and rating firm Avance Media has published the fifth edition of its annual 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians ranking.

The list which is centered on revealing the most hard-working youth features individuals who stood tall in their business and careers amidst the COVID- 19 pandemic and the EndSARS protest. Putting diversity into consideration, the list features young people from varied industries and sectors including Politics, Civil Society, Music, Business, Media, Science and Technology. Some of the notable individuals present on the list include Mark Angel, Burna Boy, Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage etc.

Unlike previous rankings where qualified individuals are listed in the order of ranks in line with public votes, this year’s ranking is published in alphabetical order. Without public voting, this list features extraordinary and lesser-known individuals who contributed in diverse ways towards the fight against COVID-19 and the EndSARS protest.

This year’s ranking features (33) notable young female Nigerians and a special category dedicated to the leaders of the EndSARS protest.

Managing Director of Avance Media, Prince Akpah, noted that the annual ranking of influential young Nigerians continue to serve as an avenue for inspiration to all young people as they pursue excellence in their various endeavours.

Below is the list of Avance Media’s 2020 100 Most Influential Young Nigerian arranged in alphabetical order.

Abasi Ene-Obong
Abayomi Okubote
Adebola Williams
Adegoke Olubusi
Adekunle Gold
Adetola Nola
Adetola Onayemi
Akakabota Mudiaga Derick
Alex Iwobi
Anna Ekeledo
Asisat Oshoala
Bankole Oluwafemi
Bolatito Rinu Oduala
Bolu Essien
Broda Shaggi
Burna Boy
Chinny C. Ogunro
Chioma Nwosu
Damilola Odufuwa
Daniel Obasi
Debo Adebayo
DJ Cuppy
DJ Neptune
DJ Switch
Dr Amarachukwu Karen Allison
Ebuka Obi-Uchendu
Eby Akhigbe
Elmer C. Aluge
Eromosele Adele
Ezra Olubi
Fade Ogunro
Fejiro Hanu Agbodje
Feyikemi ‘FK’ Abudu
Fireboy DML
Georgette Monnou
Gideon Seun Olanrewaju
Godwin Benson
Grace ihejiamaizu
Habila Malgwi
Henrich Bankole Akomolafe
Ideh Chukwuma Innocent
Iyinoluwa Aboyeji
John Obidi
Kelechi Iheanacho
Kelechukwu Nwachukwu
Kenny Blaq
Kiki Mordi
Kingsley Ayogu
Kizz Daniel
Kola Aina
Lasisi Elenu
Mark Angel
MC Lively
Mercy Chinwo
Moe Odele
Mohammed Usman Abdul-Razaq
Moses Babatope
Moses Umoru
Mr Eazi
Naira Marley
Obi Ozor
Odion Ighalo
Odunayo Eweniyi
Ogechukwu Alexis Obah
Ola Brown
Olawale Ayilara
Olugbenga Agboola
Omah Lay
Onyeka Akumah
Orondaam Otto
Real Warri Pikin
Seun Fakorede
Shola Akinlade
Swanky Jerry
Sydney Talker
Temie Giwa Tubosun
Tolulope Olorundero
Tomiwa Aladekomo
Twyse Ereme
Ukinebo Dare
Victor Osimhen
Wilfred Ndidi
Williams Uchemba
Wilson Atumeyi
Woli Agba
Yemi Alade
Article by Ifeanyi Ahyia Adjei

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