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How Another Reason to Eat Dark Chocolate Can Help You Live a Better Life

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How Another Reason to Eat Dark Chocolate Can Help You Live a Better Life

  Dietary Assistance from one group of natural plant products  —  Polyphenols POLYPHENOLS REPAIR UV-INDUCED DNA DAMAGE, they  act  as protective agents against the adverse effects of UV harmful rays Numerous Studies are being conducted to show the association between diet and disease.   According to Medicine National Institutes of Health, individuals can modify their dietary habits and lifestyle in combination with a careful use of skin care products to prevent UVB-mediated skin damage..   Food Sources For Polyphenols  Polyphenols food sources include green tea, pomegranate fruit extract, grape seed, resveratrol, Dark Chocolate, coffee and spices.  You now have a great...

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How To Protect Yourself Against Cosmetics Microbial Contamination

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How To Protect Yourself Against  Cosmetics Microbial Contamination

How To Protect Yourself Against  Cosmetics Microbial Contamination * Don’t share cosmetics, with anyone. You may be sharing germs. * Don’t add water or saliva to cosmetics, such as mascara. You may be adding bacteria or other microorganisms. You’ll also be watering down a preservative that’s intended to keep bacteria from growing. * Store cosmetics carefully. If cosmetics get too warm, some microorganisms may grow faster and preservatives may break down. * Keep containers clean. * Wash your hands before applying cosmetics, especially if you need to dip your fingers into the container. * Pay attention to recalls and safety alerts. Microbial contamination is a common...

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DNA Damage Control SmartSunscreens

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DNA Damage Control SmartSunscreens

Human skin, the largest organ of the body, effective by both chronological aging as well as environmental aging.   Unlike other organs of the body which is mostly effected by chronological aging.  The reason for this is the skin has direct contact with the environment, as a result skin will experience environmental UV irradiation damage.  Damaged caused by the sun is cumulative.  People with have an active outdoor lifestyle or go in the sun unprotected by sunscreen will experience more photoaging then someone who uses sunscreen or lives in a place with less sun. For instance, someone who grew up in...

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The Difference Between Physical Sunscreen And Chemical Sunscreen

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The Difference Between Physical Sunscreen And Chemical Sunscreen

     The action of sunscreening ingredients vary from implementing their action through blocking, reflecting, and scattering sunlight. Physical sunscreens blockers sits on the skin and scatter light or reflect UV rays.   Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are two FDA approved physical compounds. Chemical sunscreens typically work by absorbing  the energy of UV rays and converting it to heat that is dispersed in the skin. List of FDA approved chemical sunscreen below. There is evidence that some chemical compounds may cause skin reactions such as dermatitis.   While physical sunscreen blockers as a rule do not.  Although, an adverse reaction could be due...

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Retinols - Anti-aging Derivatives Of Vitamin A

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Retinols  -  Anti-aging Derivatives Of Vitamin A

Powerhouse Derivatives of Vitamin A Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin that has several important functions in the body.  In this case I’m only addressing the way it helps cells reproduce using retinols.  Most people are familiar prescription retinoid, Retin A and Tretinoin.  The term "retinoids" refers to vitamin A and the various molecules derived from vitamin A, which itself is also known as retinol.  In the skin, Retinol converts to retinaldehyde and then to retinoic acid.   Retinoic acid effects cellular processes in both the epidermis and dermis. Topical retinoids and retinols lead to visible improvement in fine wrinkling, smoothness, and...

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