Skin Aging

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

1/12 Antioxidants Aplenty Not all sweet potatoes are orange. Their skins and insides can be white, yellow, brown, red, pink, and purple. The range of color brings different nutrients to the table. Purple-fleshed sweet potatoes are thought to contain super-high levels of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. As these substances pass through your system, they balance out …

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Varicose Veins – Why They Form and How to Treat the Pain

Varicose veins can be unsightly and painful, and, unfortunately, roughly 20 per cent of Canadian adults will struggle with them. The swollen, twisted veins typically appear as a bulge on the surface of lower limbs, and they occur when vein valves are damaged or don’t work well. “Usually, veins carry blood from the extremities of …

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How to Stay Safe whilst Rowing in the Sun

Summer is just around the corner, and with so many other things to consider whilst preparing to get out on the water it can be easy to overlook sun protection, especially whilst you’re in the UK. Although the typical British summer weather can be unpredictable, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the UK, …

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The Truth About Vitamin D

Wouldn’t it be great if one vitamin could build stronger bones and protect against diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, and depression? Or even help you lose weight?  Read on… 1/23 Vitamin D: Wonder Pill or Overkill? Wouldn’t it be great if one vitamin could build stronger bones and protect against diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, …

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Collagen - Fountain of Youth or Edible Hoax

Collagen – ‘Fountain of Youth’ or Edible Hoax?

As a cosmetics sales professional in New York City, Melinda Mora has always taken painstakingly good care of her skin. She puts on the latest serums, has skin-rejuvenating laser treatments, never leaves the house without sunscreen, and — for the past 6 months or so — spikes her morning smoothie each day with a hefty scoop of powdered cow, chicken, …

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How my Carcinoma was Treated

How my Carcinoma was Treated

Dr. Brian Sher looked at me and said: You have what is referred to as “Superficial Basal Cell Carcinoma”. I felt a bit shaken. Four weeks later Dr. Sher stated that the carcinoma was dead. Fantastic news for me! I had been worrying about a couple of growths on my forehead for some time but …

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