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Anti Ageing

Natural Supplement Reduces Wrinkles

The Sunday Times has reported that scientists have for the first time produced a pill that clinically slows down ageing by reducing wrinkles. So can natural supplements for wrinkles really help? Independent testing has found that the oral supplement which contains plant compounds and vitamins reduced the depth of crow’s feet wrinkles on the face by 10 per cent. The...

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Natural Anti-Ageing Tips

Natural Anti-Ageing Tips

There is alot of information on anti-ageing in the media ranging from vitamin supplements to the latest magical creams and lotions. All of this information can seem confusing and overwhelming. There are a number of simple measures that you can take to “age healthily”. Factors that can influence the ageing process are nutrition, exercise, levels of stress...

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Astaxanthin Supplements

Astaxanthin Supplements

Choosing a good one from the range of astaxanthin supplements on the market should be fairly straightforward as there are few synthetic versions of the antioxidant on the market for human use. However, animal feeds, particularly salmon farm feeds, often contain the synthetic version of the nutrient so it is not necessarily beneficial to eat such animal products as a...

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What is Astaxanthin?

Astaxanthin is an antioxidant that is thought to be more than 6000 times more powerful than vitamin C, but what is it and where can you get it from? As a carotenoid, astaxanthin is a fat-soluble pigment found in marine algae and in animals such as salmon and flamingos where it is responsible for the pink colour of their feathers and scales. Just like fish and fowl...

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Argan Oil for Anti-Ageing

The rejuvenating and intensive moisturising effect of argan oil has begun to grab the interest of more and more people every day.  Given the wealth of skin benefits provided by this oil, in particular its natural anti-ageing properties, this is one cosmetic gem that definitely shouldn’t remain undiscovered. What is anti-ageing? The human body is able to heal and...

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Can you naturally boost HGH? (Human Growth Hormone)

The popularity and news coverage of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) has increased over the past few years. There are thousands of web sites that claim to sell this hormone, in the promise that it will make you look younger, slow down ageing, speed up weight loss, improve libido and increase muscle mass. These benefits sound too good to be true! But can you really...

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Can music slow the ageing process?

A study conducted at Northwestern University has discovered that musical experience has a direct effect on the ageing process. This suggests that age related hearing problems may be avoided with musical training. So can music slow the ageing process? Researchers at the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory measured the automatic brain responses of younger and older...

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Is there really a natural anti ageing cream?

A new cream that contains the antioxidant, Pycnogenol, has been found to slow the signs of ageing. Latest research has found that this natural remedy, from the French maritime pine, has been shown to improve skin elasticity by 25 per cent and improve hydration by 8 per cent.This could be a break through product as a natural anti ageing cream. The results of this...

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Superfoods: Pomegranate health benefits

Pomegranates have been promoted as a superfood that can help to treat and prevent many illnesses. This fruit has gained a lot of publicity as a natural remedy for the immune system, infertility and heart health. This superfood has been found to contain vitamins A, C and E as well as iron and antioxidants. On the whole, the pomegranate health benefits are many. A...

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Anti-Ageing Supplements: Co-enzyme Q10

Co-enzyme Q10 is a vitamin-like substance that is produced naturally in the body. This natural substance has many health benefits and is also known as ubiquinone. Co-enzyme Q10 is vital for energy production throughout every cell of our bodies. The amount of Co-enzyme Q10 produced in the body decreases with age, so supplementation is very important in people over...

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Top tips for natural anti-ageing (1)

This article highlights a few tips that can help to naturally slow down the ageing process. The following points are not a quick fix, but a change of life style. The process of “staying young” is not just a matter of applying the latest face cream, having a botox injection or taking the latest supplement. It is about changing your diet, incorporating regular...

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Anti-Ageing Supplements: Selenium

Selenium is a vital mineral that has many health benefits. It is one of the main antioxidants available to us. Remember that antioxidants are very important as they “mop-up” free radicals that are known to cause a host of illnesses and diseases. As we are continually exposed to these free radicals, for example from pollution, certain foods and stress, taking...

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