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Anti-aging Essentials: the top picks

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Natural Beauty|

Oxidation, or free-radical damage, is the main force behind what we call aging. It wrinkles our skin, clouds our vision and may even clog our arteries. It can also lead to diseases such as arthritis, cataracts, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and cancer. Free radicals get to us through air pollution, food chemicals, toxins in water, sunlight [...]

Anti-aging Essentials: the top three

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Oxidation, or free-radical damage, is the main force behind what we call aging. It wrinkles our skin, clouds our vision and may even clog our arteries. It can also lead to diseases such as arthritis, cataracts, Alzheimer’s, heart disease and cancer. Free radicals get to us through air pollution, food chemicals, toxins in water, sunlight [...]

Antioxidant creams smooth skin: study

By | May 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Pycnogenol, an antioxidant derived from the bark of pine trees, is reputed to help protect skin cells from the damage of UV rays as well as support collagen and elastin production in the skin. Vitamin E, both used internally and topically, is believed to help heal damaged skin. With this knowledge in hand, researchers have [...]

Fit after 50: You need those Bs!

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

If you want a healthy heart, strong immunity and good brain function in your senior years, consider your daily intake of the B-vitamins. These three areas of health—which commonly decline as we age—all require the Bs to function properly. The B family includes eight individual vitamins: thiamin (B-1), riboflavin (B-2), niacin (B-3), pantothenic acid (B-5), [...]

Alzheimer’s improved with antioxidant

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

Lipoic acid or alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a powerhouse antioxidant that is widely used as a weight-loss aid. This antioxidant helps prevent excess fat storage and improves glucose utilization. Recent studies have also made it a popular anti-aging nutrient, known to help prevent against heart disease, stroke and memory loss. Lipoic acid prevents free radical [...]