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Issue 22

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has also been shown to protect the skin from fine lines and crow's feet. Good sources of luetin are romaine lettuce, broccoli, zucchini, garden peas, and Brussels sprouts. 3) Vitamin C helps build collagen that may reduce skin sagging and wrinkle. The top 10 sources of vitamin C in order from highest to lowest are guava, red bell peppers, kiwi, oranges, green sweet peppers, grapefruit juice, vegetable juice cocktail, strawberries, Brussels sprouts, and cantaloupe. 4) Omega 3-the skin oil production decreases with aging resulting in dryness and fine lines in the skin. Omega 3 oils may help replenish and reduce the wrinkles. Good sources of omega 3 are: flax seeds, walnuts, soy beans, navy beans, kidney beans, fish, winter squash, and olive oil. It should be noted that soy products are often genetically modified so it is best to look for those that are non genetically modified. 5) Water. A lack of water leads to dryness and fine lines on the face so stay well hydrated. Water carries nutrients to the skin. Most people recommend 8 glasses of water daily. anTi-wrinkle Care –a mulTiFaCTor holiSTiC aPProaCh Some ways have been identified in which our lifestyle influences the development of wrinkles. However, all aspects of health including wrinkles are a result of holistic processes. By holistic I refer to mental, physical and spiritual activities in our daily life. Thus, it takes more than applying creams on the skin and avoiding the sun to prevent wrinkles. It is a combination of the above and other daily activities that cause wrinkles and also requires a holistic approach prevent or reduce them. A Distinctive style . com 59

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