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What’s So Great About Flaxseed?

It Has a Lot of Fatty Acids Omega-3 fatty acids are great for your skin. People with dry, itchy skin or red, blotchy skin commonly find they're deficient in omega-3 fatty acids, so they try to up their intake. The best source of omega-3 fatty acids is fish. A lot of nutrition ...

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How to Prevent Dry Winter Skin

It's common for your skin to feel dry in the winter. Between low humidity outside and a heat increase inside, you're fighting a battle with transepidermal water loss (TWEL), also known as dehydration. Due to these changing conditions, the water within your skin actually leaves the epidermal surface. The dry ...

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Get to Know Zeaxanthin

Another great source of antioxidants for your eyes and skin It's well-known throughout the health and beauty industry that antioxidants play an important role in how well your body functions. And if that's going good, you're going to look good. Numerous studies have proved a great source of antioxidant-like benefits come ...

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Improve Your Skin’s Color with Pinus Maritima

The extract that evens your pigments and battle's skin cancer. If you're a woman who suffers from dark spots on your skin, you should know first they aren't necessarily caused by a health problem. There dark spots, sometimes referred to as "age spots," can occur on your arms, face, hands, and ...

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The Many Wonders of Watercress

It's great in a meal and great for your skin. Watercress is one of the oldest known leaf vegetables consumed by humans. It's part of the cabbage family along with bok choy, cauliflower, and kale. You’ll notice it by its small, round leaves and pungent, peppery taste. It contains more calcium ...

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A Tomato a Day

We all know the ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun can wreak havoc on our skin. UV-A causes the signs of aging, while UV-B is the culprit in sunburn and skin cancer. And plants, even as they harvest their energy from the sun, also need protection from the damage it ...

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Spice Up Your Skin with Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is known to aid digestion and strengthen the immune system. It is used as a home remedy (flat ginger ale) when feeling under the weather or nauseous, and is blended with honey and lemon in a drink to ward off a cold or flu. Now ginger has ...

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Eat Your Greens

It is well known that green vegetables are chock-full of vitamins (A, B6, folic acid, and C), minerals (iron, magnesium, and calcium) and other plant nutrients. They also contain a lofty amount of fiber and are low in calories. But it's important to note that the darker the green, the ...

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Fabulous Figs: This Little Known Fruit is Rich in Beauty Benefits

As one of the oldest fruits enjoyed by humans, figs have a known history dating back to 9200 BCE in the Middle East. Part of the fig's mythology was that it had medicinal properties, like building muscle, enhancing fertility, and increasing stamina. Figs were considered a valuable gift in ancient ...

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Facts and Fiction About Nuts

One of the greatest food myths is that nuts are high in fat and contribute to higher levels of bad cholesterol, also known as LDL. Quite the opposite is true. Nuts are high in fat, but they are high in good fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) and have been shown to ...

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