Antioxidant Foods for the Skin Indianola IA

Two additional antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthin (found in green leafy vegetables and egg yolks) may also provide sun protection from within, according to a recent study in Skin Pharmacology and Physiology.

Denise A Boozell
(515) 961-5329
910 N Jefferson Way
Indianola, IA
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Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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Sunday:Closed
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Mary E Dutcher
(515) 241-6500
1215 Pleasant St,# 300
Des Moines, IA
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Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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T H Agriculture & Nutrition Co Inc
(515) 263-9690
4400 Vandalia Rd
Des Moines, IA
 
Inches-a-weigh, Inc.
(319) 395-7111
2010 Sylvia Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Madison County Elderly Services
(515) 462-1334
1006 N 1st St
Winterset, IA
 
Anne E Cundiff
(515) 285-7266
4605 Fleur Dr
Des Moines, IA
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Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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Elaine A Waldschmitt
(515) 241-5926
1212 Pleasant St,# 300
Des Moines, IA
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Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
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Docs Nutrition Center
(515) 255-9773
2925 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Inches-A-Weigh, Inc.
(319) 395-7111
2010 Sylvia Ave Ne
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Charles Lee Baum, MD
(319) 356-1694
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
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Gastroenterology, Nutrition
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Male
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Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1983
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Hospital: University Of Illinois At Chic, Chicago, Il

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Health Matters—Supplement Your Sunscreen

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By Anna Soref

In addition to slathering on sunscreen, you may want to start taking antioxidants for extra protection from the sun’s rays. Mounting research shows that when taken internally, certain chemicals found in plants work like sunscreens, fighting the free-radical damage caused by the sun and filtering harmful UV light. Researchers at this year’s Annual American Chemical Society conference reported that chemicals found in grape seeds may help prevent skin cancer. Mice given grape-seed extract and then exposed to the sun’s damaging UV rays had 25 to 35 percent fewer skin tumors—and tumor size was up to 78 percent smaller—when compared to mice not given the extract.

Two additional antioxidants, lutein and zeaxanthin (found in green leafy vegetables and egg yolks) may also provide sun protection from within, according to a recent study in Skin Pharmacology and Physiology. When women took a lutein-zeaxanthin combination for two weeks, the supplements gave them four times more sun protection. An added bonus—the subjects’ skin was about 50 percent more hydrated after taking the antioxidants. Now your skin won’t feel so dry when you soak up some summer sun.

Author: Anna Soref

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