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How to boost your sun protection from within

sun protection How to boost your sun protection from within

Last week, I mentioned that I’ll share some tips on how to up the ante on your sun protection from within. Most of us use sunscreen but are not using enough, or are not reapplying as required. Hence, it’s a good idea to boost our sun protection orally, primarily through antioxidant and nutrient rich foods to increase the body’s ability to protect itself from the sun. Here are five key ones that are supported by medical research and studies.

Chocolate & coffee: bad for acne-prone skin?

coffee chocolate Chocolate & coffee: bad for acne prone skin?

There have been quite a bit of bad press that eating chocolates and drinking coffee promote acne. But the question is, do they? Awhile back, a reader by the nick of Loveless commented in one of my entries that chocolates do not promote acne and consuming about 10g a day would be good for our heart.

Health & beauty benefits of eating cherries

cherries1 Health & beauty benefits of eating cherries

I was recently introduced to fresh cherries by my mom who experienced a relief to an acute pain in her shoulder after eating the fruit. Cherries are extremely expensive here but I decided to give it a try to see if they can help with a pain at the back of my neck and I was surprised to find that it works!

Eating too much salt can aggravate your acne

table salt causing your acne Eating too much salt can aggravate your acne
Seems that every week I’m posting something about acne. Unfortunately, it’s a topic of concern to me currently so naturally, it’ll get a lot of attention here. Anyway, I’ve been thinking real hard about the cause of my acne and while I think it’s hormonal imbalance, I suspect that there could be other reasons triggering them.