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Skin Care

Various articles about how to look after and care for your skin and how to minimise the appearance of your skin as you age.

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Monday, 19 February 2018  |  Editor
Collagen - what is it and why should you know about it.

​Did you know that up to 35% of all body protein content is made up of one type of protein? This protein is a key component of our connective tissue – the most widely distributed tissue in the body, which binds, holds, supports and strengthens other body tissues, as well as insulating and protecting the organs. It makes up our ligaments, tendons, skin, joints, cartilage, bone and even the gut lining, blood vessels and our teeth! It is therefore absolutely vital to health and proper integrity and function on ALL body tissues and organs.

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Wednesday, 29 March 2017  |  Editor
WANT HEALTHY LOOKING SKIN? TAKE KRILL OIL!

Krill oil is the number 1 choice in the UK for omega 3 essential fatty acid (EFA) supplementation and there’s good reason:

The omega 3 in krill oil are in a form proven to have 47% greater bioavailability compared to forms of omega 3 in fish oil.

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Saturday, 1 October 2016  |  Editor
Summer has gone but your summer glow doesn’t have to.

Summer is over and the days getting cooler, you may be starting to layer on jumpers and cardigans as well as covering your skin until the sunshine returns next spring. 

Retaining your naturally glowing skin during the winter months is a greater challenge than in the summer. Naturopathic nutritionists view skin as an organ of detoxification as well as protection.  The health of your skin is reflective of your inner wellbeing, with spots, blemishes, rashes and different skin qualities including inflammation suggestive of internal imbalances in health and function.

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Friday, 2 September 2016  |  Editor
acne-information

Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point. It causes spots to develop on the skin, usually on the face, back and chest. he spots can range from surface blackheads and whiteheads – which are often mild – to deep, inflamed, pus-filled pustules and cysts, which can be severe and long-lasting and lead to scarring.

 

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Saturday, 16 April 2016  |  Editor
Sugar and other high GL foods can cause acne

A review of studies on acne and diet over the last 40 years has revealed a connection between acne and diets with a high glycaemic load (GL).

High glycaemic load foods are those which trigger a sugar rush, which stimulates insulin activity in the blood. Insulin helps the body to balance blood sugar levels, but also increases sebum production in the skin

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Wednesday, 18 November 2015  |  Editor
Balancing your skin protection with nutrient loss

Our skin is an essential organ. It helps protect us from ultra violet rays that can be so harmful but it also allows us to take in vitamin D, which is essential in so many respects but not available from most foods or in sufficient quantity.

But our skin need to be treated carefully; it's only the medium through which these things are achieved. Melanin and vitamin D affect how successful our skin can be.

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Friday, 25 September 2015  |  Editor
Why Krill Oil is the best Omega Supplement

Did you know why krill oil is such a fantastic health supplement?

A fast growing number of people are aware of the need to supplement their diet with omega 3 essential acids (EFAs) to supports different areas of health including heart, brain and joints. There is a vast array of alternative products so which is the most effective and best value for money?

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Thursday, 20 August 2015  |  Editor
factor 10 protection + anti skin ageing in one tablet!

"WONDER PILL FOR THE SKIN - A small pill has been shown to reduce crow's feet, improve skin firmness - and even protect from the sun" - Daily Express

"WRINKLE TABLET STOPS SUNBURN - A wrinkle busting pill that offers factor 10 sun protection is on sale in the UK." - The Sun

"SKINCARE MIRACLE: CUTTING EDGE ANTI-WRINKLE TABLET HELPS BODY BUILD ITS OWN SUNBLOCK." - Mail Online

"NEW INGREDIENTS FOUND TO AID ANTI-AGEING SUN PROTECTION." - Professional Beauty

"SUN PROTECTION - Just one pill a day can give your skin a natural sun protection factor of 10 plus anti-ageing benefits." - Health & Fitness So what is this best kept secret?

In fact it's no secret at all . . . .

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Monday, 10 August 2015  |  Editor
Protection for Holiday Skin

 

We all know to protect our skin against the sun with sunscreens but how many of us actually prepare our skin in advance with the right nutrients?

Why not start preparing now? After all your life may be exposed to many of the risk factors for oxidation before you arrive at your sunny holiday destination. Supplementing with Oxycell before, during and after your holiday is an ideal form of additional cell insurance to make sure you and your family have the healthiest of holidays.

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