The NHANES study looked at the diets of 32,000Americans and compared the data to a wide range of health issues. When it came to aging and wrinkles, the NHANES found that people who had diets high in vitamin C and linoleic acid had smooth skin and fewer wrinkles. Awesome!
Vitamin A is a fat-soluable which means that its easily stored in the body. Vitamin A is measured in Retinol units (RE) and adults over age 19 need between 800-1000 RE units/day. This vitamin is available in fruits, vegetables, eggs, fish and meat. For example, a pretty small carrot has about 1100 RE of vitamin A. In Western countries, vitamin A deficiency is almost non-existant. In fact, its much more common to see overdoses of vitamin A. Taking … Continue Reading… →
This week, the host of Fashion Flash #3 is Jodell at Black Cat Plus Blog. This is an amazing site for information about plus size fashion that includes tips, styles and where to buy gorgeous affordable clothes when you no longer wear single digit sizes. And if you are over 40 and looking for flattering work and after five clothing, this is the place to visit. Plus sizes are designed to flatter a women’s curves and have both sleeves and longer hems and work beautifully when body parts tend to get softer and lower.
I had my freckles ( aka age spots) lasered off the top of my hands and posted the progress on my blog. I was very happy with the results, but wondered how IPL ( also called photo rejuvenation) would have worked. To answer that question, Dr Lefkovits offered to use IPL on the freckles of a friend.
I knew just who to call. Judith has had my back since we worked together in advertising. Dealing with some pretty difficult clients, she was always the island of calm in any storm. Since I started my blog, Judith has been an enthusiastic supporter and when Dr Lefkovits made the offer, I punched in her number on my cell. Tall and slim, she is a terriffic … Continue Reading… →