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Sunscreen

Year-round sunscreen use significantly slows aging of skin

Posted June 5, 2013

Protecting your skin from sunburn isn’t the only reason to slather on sunscreen. New research shows using sunscreen regularly also slows the aging of your skin, significantly so.

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6 Foods That Act as Natural Sunblock

Posted May 14, 2013

Want to avoid the potential dangers of sunblock? Increase your skin’s ability to ward off damage by eating your “sunblock.”Watermelon, tomato, pomegranate, salmon, green tea and dark chocolate all offer UV-protective effects when eaten in the days leading up to sun exposure. No kidding! Scientific tests show that high-antioxidant foods can bolster resistance to damage from the UV light that promotes sunburn, wrinkles and skin cancer.

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What Sunscreen to Use

Posted April 9, 2013

Sunny weather is here again and with it comes concerns about sun exposure and sunburn. The sun is beneficial for its ability to induce vitamin D production in our bodies. For those people who take cod liver oil in the winter for its vitamin D value, it may be prudent to switch during the sunny summer months to fish oil or krill oil as an omega 3 supplement, which do not contain vitamin D. It may be possible to build up too high a level of vitamin D in the bloodstream.

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