You Can Have Healthy Skin

Written by Jay Harris

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Keep environmental pollutants from being absorbed intorepparttar skin with a good moisturizer that also acts as a skin barrier. Check repparttar 148602 labels for those with added Vitamin A, C and E, which help blockrepparttar 148603 penetration of pollutants.

A good exercise program such as aerobics can activate and rejuvenaterepparttar 148604 skin and improve circulation and blood flow. Also, body sweat triggers production of sebum, which isrepparttar 148605 skin's own natural moisturizer.

One skin care expert has come up with a do-it-yourself version of a treatment you may like to try. Stirrepparttar 148606 juice of half a lemon into one cup of plain yogurt. Keep it inrepparttar 148607 refrigerator and apply it as you would a cream every night before bed. You can even apply a thin coat of moisturizer over it is you like, after waiting about five minutes forrepparttar 148608 yogurt mixture to penetrate. With consistent use, you should see more even pigmentation and smoother skin in three to four weeks.

Get serious about stress reduction. Skin conditions such as acne appear on many people who are stressed out, and chronic skin conditions then to get worse. Set aside quiet time to meditate or daydream. Be sure to get enough sleep. To avoid morning eye or facial puffiness, sleep on your back so fluid doesn't collect there. And, you can keeprepparttar 148609 oil from your hair away from your face by wearing a head covering or a soft headband when you go to bed. And keep in mind that too much stress can affect your overall health as well as your to get down torepparttar 148610 essential things.

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The inflammation-fighting effects of omega-3 fatty acids

Written by Ruth Bird

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None ofrepparttar participants had a history of heart disease, and nine out of 10 said they ate fish at least once a month.

The results showed that compared with those who said they didnít eat fish, those who ate at least 10.5 ounces of fish per week had 33 percent lower C-reactive protein and 33 percent lower tumor necrosis factor-alpha (another indicator of inflammation) levels as well as much lower levels of other signs of inflammation. People who ate about 5 to 10 ounces of fish per week also had lower levels of inflammation inrepparttar 148584 bloodstream.

"We revealed that not onlyrepparttar 148585 fish portion, but alsorepparttar 148586 amount of omega-3 fatty acids seems to play a role inrepparttar 148587 reduction of inflammatory markers levels,Ē says researcher Antonis Zampelas, PhD, of Harokopio University in Athens, inrepparttar 148588 release.

The American Heart Association recommends eating fish (particularly fatty fish) at least twice a week. Fatty fish high in omega-3 fatty acids include mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna, and salmon.

This article is not meant to treat or diagnose disease. Research from, The American College of Cardiology (ACC) provides these new reports of clinical studies published inrepparttar 148589 Journal ofrepparttar 148590 American College of Cardiology as a service to physicians,repparttar 148591 media,repparttar 148592 public, and other interested parties. However, statements or opinions expressed in these reports do not represent official policy ofrepparttar 148593 ACC unless stated so. SOURCES: Zampelas, A. Journal ofrepparttar 148594 American College of Cardiology, July 5, 2005; vol 46: pp 121-124. News release, American College of Cardiology. American Heart Association.

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