When it comes to glowing, radiant skin, a lot of my patients reach for the bottle. As in, that bottle of the latest skin serum, expensive moisturizer, or high-tech night cream. Where does Vitamin C excel? It provides an extra layer of protection against free radical damage It boosts the protective effects of sunscreen It helps prevent freckles and dark spots by running interference with melanin-producing cells and the enzymes that produce melanin Where is the hype stronger th
Spices such as turmeric may act to protect our skin from sun damage While spices are prized for their wonderful flavors, many ancient cultures also used spices for their health-promoting properties.
Research has now found that many spices are, indeed, health-promoting. Research has found that many spices are valuable sources of phytonutrients. (Phytonutrients are plant-derived chemicals that have health-promoting properties.) Why are spices such powerful skin-saving agents?
Foods that are rich in antioxidants can help protect skin from the damaging effects of free radicals. Better skin from the inside out. In today's world, with hundreds of skin care products touting their ability to fight wrinkles, it's easy to forget how important the right nutrients are.
Why are they so important? Research has demonstrated that certain nutrients can help protect our skin. That's why "eat power" (eat foods that are high in powerful nutrients ) is one of my m
Are there foods that can help protect against sun damage? Absolutely. I've performed skin exams on thousands of patients, and one observation always puzzled me. Why do some middle-aged women have such youthful skin, while others have noticeable wrinkles, multiple brown spots, and skin texture changes on their face and chest? Why would there be such a difference in women with the same skin type and approximately the same amount of sun exposure? One potential reason is diet.