Food

Absorb More Nutrients with a Slice of Avocado

Gives You the Fatty Acids You Need

Enjoying a little bit of avocado along with carotenoid-rich vegetables and fruits is an excellent way to improve your body’s ability to absorb skin-healthy nutrients. In a study published in the March 2005 issue of the Journal of Nutrition, researchers tested the theory that since carotenoids are lipophilic (meaning fat-loving …

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Easy to Add to Your Dietary Repertoire

Raw, chopped, or diced carrots make a good snack. Take your salad from boring to bright with the simple addition of grated carrots. Carrots are very versatile; they are quite at home in soups, stews, salads, roasts, pasta sauces, or wraps. Never thought of pickled carrots? Give it a try …

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Wrinkle Fighting Vegetables

WRINKLE-FIGHTING VEGETABLES

Eat your vegetables. They are good for you. (It’s worth repeating.) Choose raw vegetables over cooked ones, as cooking can damage and extract nutrients from vegetables, rendering them less effective. Dietitians recommend that adults eat 8 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables every day. What is a serving? One …

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The Original Superfood

Anthocyanins are the blue-red pigments found in blueberries. These powerful antioxidants protect the integrity of support structures in the skin and veins, which means stronger, healthier skin with fewer wrinkles. It also means stronger, healthier blood vessels, which help improve the nutrient and oxygen supply to your skin, giving it …

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Açai Fights Inflammation and Supports Healthy Cells

Açai Fights Inflammation and Supports Healthy Cells

Have you kissed a scientist today? Well, perhaps you should; they have discovered that açai can also prevent inflammation. Açai has been found to inhibit the inflammatory enzymes called COX-1 and COX-2, which play a role in both acute and chronic inflammation. These enzymes may seem familiar, as they are …

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What Does Food Have to Do with It?

The body is made up of more than 100 billion cells, each of which is made up of fats and proteins. Carbohydrates offer these cells energy. These three components are necessary to support your body’s basic health. However, these nutrients alone do not make your body and skin healthy. Your …

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What’s Food Got to Do with It?

What’s Food Got to Do with It

BEAUTIFUL SKIN IS A MUCH sought-after trait in our society. Regardless of our sex, age, or ethnicity, we all want to feel good in our own skin. This desire, coupled with the growing number of aging baby boomers who are unhappy about their wrinkles, age spots, and sagging skin, has …

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