We all want to look our best and have a youthful glow regardless of how old we are. In spite of what Hollywood and most magazines say, getting older is a natural part of life and not to be avoided.
However, there are precautions you can take, now, in order to have radiant, supple skin. Fortunately, many of the same things that will help you age gracefully will also keep you healthy for years to come.
Always wash your face at night. Even if you don’t wear makeup, dirt and grime can clog your pores and cause skin irritations leading to breakouts.
2. Eat healthy fats. Add avocados, coconut oil, olives & olive oil, grass-fed butter, and wild-caught salmon or high quality fish oil supplements. Omega-3 fatty acids will help prevent dryness and keep your skin and hair hydrated. They also contain antioxidants that can protect the skin from cell and sun damage.
3. Drink plenty of water, and stay hydrated. Drink at least 8 glasses a day (more when it’s hot, and you’re overheated). Pure, filte...
Did you know that sunlight is extremely important to your health and well being? When we don't have enough sun exposure, we can suffer from a number of physical problems.
Especially in the winter, as the days are shorter and cooler, vitamin D is so beneficial to our health on every level. It has been shown to be a factor in fighting inflammation which is a culprit in so many diseases. It also helps boost our immune system which helps us fight off simple illnesses like cold, the flu, and viruses, but also serious diseases.
Vitamin D3 is produced by our skin's contact with the sun's UVB rays, and when we don't get enough, there is a cause for concern. It can lead to a number of serious illnesses including:
1. Osteoporosis - A lack of vitamin D can contribute to poor bone health. It also plays a role in how the body absorbs calcium and supports our metabolism. It is crucial that children get enough vitamin D to promote proper bone development and oral health.