This week Shawna of Female Fat Loss Over Forty. I love this anti-aging site because it explains why diet and exercise routines that kept us trim and fit in our twenties no longer work and offers great tips that deliver after forty. And to keep it real, Shawna shares inspiring stories of her clients.
Breakthrough Study on Sunscreens and Anti- Aging
Just in time for beach season an important article published in Annals of Internal Medicine has good news and bad news about how we protect our skin from the sun. Past research has shown that sunscreens can protect individual skin cells, but this landmark study from Australia showed that IRL situations a broad spectrum sunscreen can slow skin aging. A total of 1000 adults were divided into study groups that were … Continue Reading… →
My aunt and uncle were true believers. Every morning they would open a tackle box filled with rainbow colored pills and capsules. They took so many supplements that their holistic physician urged them to cut back. They ignored him and were healthy and active until their late 80’s. Even as she reached 90, my aunt looked lovely with a thick hair and bright blue eyes.
Watching them dip and swoop about their box of pills turned me off vitamin supplements, but I couldn’t argue with success– so I hedged my nutritional bet with a daily multi-vitamin. I was careful to choose supplements that stayed within recommended limits. Smugly I felt I had gamed the odds. I covered my basic nutritional needs, but I didn’t risk excessive levels. My … Continue Reading… →