Archive for February 26, 2014
Even the most self-assured people dread the physical signs of aging. Many do not realize, however, that they may be doing things to speed up the process — and make wrinkles and similar skin conditions much worse. “Doing the wrong things can speed up your skin’s aging process, and you might be surprised at what some of those no-nos are,” dermatologist Dr. Tess Mauricio tells The Irish Examiner.
Habits That Speed Up Aging
Some behaviors likely to accelerate aging, such as smoking cigarettes and eating unhealthy foods, may seem relatively obvious. Others, however, may catch you off-guard. Seemingly innocent behaviors, like drinking out of a straw, can give you wrinkles at an early age. “Sipping from a straw can cause fine lines around your mouth. Over the long-
There’s nothing like the fresh, sweet scent of red raspberries. Scientifically, that intoxicating aroma comes from pure raspberry ketones, a chemical compound inside the fruit. Everyone knows that raspberries (and blueberries and strawberries and really all berries) are good for you, but recent studies have shown that there might be more to raspberry ketones than just a pleasing aroma.
The latest buzz in the healthy eating world is over how a raspberry ketone diet just might be the answer to effective weight loss. Preliminary studies in animals found that the ketones might increase some measures of the metabolism, according to WebMD. And since metabolism plays a central role in determ