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What is Glycation and How is It Bad for Our Health?

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10 TIPS TO AVOID SUGAR-INDUCED AGING By Annmarie Skin Care Think your diet doesn’t affect your skin? Think again. (Especially if you have a sweet tooth.) You're all too aware that if you indulge too often in those cakes, pies, and other sweets, you can expect some extra pounds to show up on the scale. Turns out you may also expect a few more wrinkles to show up on your skin. Seriously? It’s true! Researchers have found over the years that excess sugar in the bloodstream can encourage a process called “glycation,” which in turn, ages the skin. We have the...

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Health Benefits of Low Calorie Cucumbers by Organic Facts

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5 Wonderful Benefits Of Cucumber Cucumbers are extremely beneficial for overall health, especially during the summer since they are mostly made of water and important nutrients that are essential for the human body. The flesh of cucumbers is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and folic acid, while the hard skin is rich in fiber and a range of minerals including magnesium, molybdenum, and potassium. Additionally, cucumber contains silica, a trace mineral that contributes greatly to strengthening our connective tissues. They are known to heal many skin problems, under eye swelling, and sunburn. Cucumbers also contain ascorbic and caffeic acids which prevent water loss, therefore they are frequently applied topically to burns and dermatitis. Table of Contents...

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Antibacterial Activity of Hibiscus Extracts by PMCID

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Trop Life Sci Res. 2009 Dec; 20(2): 109–118. PMCID: PMC3819052 Language: English | Malay Preliminary Screening of Antibacterial Activity Using Crude Extracts of Hibiscus rosa sinensis Sangeetha Arullappan,1,* Zubaidah Zakaria,2 and Dayang Fredalina Basri3 Author information ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Hibiscus rosa sinensis, a member of the Malvaceae family, is widely cultivated in the tropics as an ornamental plant. It is often planted as a fence or hedge plant, and has several forms of flowers with varying colours. It is also used in traditional medicine to induce abortion, ease menstrual cramps, assist in childbirth and relieve headache, fever...

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Add Lemons to Your Tea

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    www.liverdoctor.com   August 2, 2017  Lemon Juice Helps Repair Your Liver Fresh lemon juice can help protect your liver from alcohol induced damage. A Chinese study was conducted on mice and the results were published in the journal Biomed Research International. The study used 30 male mice and results showed lemon juice “exerted hepatoprotective effects on alcohol-induced liver injury”. Liver impairment in the mice given ethanol was measured via elevations in the liver enzymes ALT and AST. (Click here for information about interpreting liver function blood tests). Lemon juice was actually able to return ALT and AST in the blood of...

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Healthiest Antioxidant Tea?

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