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The ABCs of Antioxidants

The ABCs of Antioxidants

Did you know that antioxidants like beta carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E and selenium can help protect you from “rusting”? In essence, that’s what antioxidants do inside your body. They protect healthy cells from free radicals—substances that can dama ...
Antioxidant Overload?

Antioxidant Overload?

I’ve been an antioxidant addict for years, ever since I first heard about how these nimble nutrients can bravely fight free radical damage. I’m all in favor of living the best, healthiest life I can! It never occurred to me, though, that you can have ...
3 Lip-Smackin’-Good Glosses

3 Lip-Smackin’-Good Glosses

Remember the first makeup you had as a little girl? I’ll bet it tasted like strawberries, fit perfectly in your pocket and triggered a collection (or should I say obsession?) of flavors and colors that took up every free inch of surface space o ...
Emu Oil for Smoother Skin

Emu Oil for Smoother Skin

Ever heard of emu oil? Many say it can help erase the appearance of eye puffiness,  fine lines and bothersome crow’s feet. But are the benefits of this bird-derived product just a bunch of baloney? I decided to investigate emu oil further, and ...
Itchy Leg Agony

Itchy Leg Agony

I have very dry, itchy skin, especially on my legs (after I shave, it’s the worst!) What are some natural ways I can soothe the itchiness? Dr. Linda Miles L. Ac., D.O.M. responds: When skin is noticeably dry and itchy, especially after you show ...