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Summer, Sunburn, Vitamin C and You

Short term skin damage is caused by UVB rays which are high intensity rays absorbed at the skin’s surface and long term skin damage is caused by lower intensity UVA rays which penetrate the skin more deeply and contribute to those dreaded wrinkles, acceleration of aging skin and even skin cancer. While suncreens offer help, they often contain toxic ingredients such as oxybenzone and methoxycinnamate that you don't want on your skin. Nothing other than sun-blocking clothing and zinc will completely eliminate sun rays from penetrating your skin and in actuality you want to expose your skin in moderation to the sun because the sun's ultra violet rays create Vitamin D  which is essential in supporting: bone health cancer prevention the immune system protection against dementia the healing effects of skin disorders...

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The Highs and Lows of Collagen Production

Collagen is just not responsible for smooth, healthy skin and healthy connective tissue. Collagen also keeps the inside of the arteries and veins smooth. Healthy arteries and veins must remain flexible so they can stretch when the heart pumps blood to circulate throughout body.

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You & This Cute Little Guy Share The Same Trait That Can Negatively Impact Your Health

  You nor this guinea pig make vitamin C, but both YOU & HE need a sufficient amount, ALL DAY LONG to combat the daily immune assaults that lurk far and near! Are you ingesting ample vitamin C ALL DAY LONG the way Mother Nature intended? If your answer is "No" you are not alone, but surprisingly a diet soley rich in fruits and vegetables is not enough! It is even recommended to supplement a pet guinea pig's diet with vitamin C because with all the munching they do ALL DAY LONG, today's nutrient deficient soil does not yield vitamin and mineral crops that are rich enough!  Your need for vitamin C increases with stress too! Think about that the next time you have a...

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How to Get and Keep That Vitamin C Glow

Vitamin C is an essential vitamin with tremendous antioxidant properties. It is famous for trying to combat the common cold. However, we can go so much deeper to uncover its virtues, but for today's blog we are only going skin deep :) It's time we learned how to hold it together (to obtain tight, firm skin that is...) Collagen is the main structural protein in your skin akin to a girdle. It not only holds your skin together, it does the same for your ligaments and tendons too! Before I start going on a tempting tangent that would take us deeper than the skin and start focusing on the joints and immune system at large, I'd like to pull myself back...

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