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How Healthy Is Your Skin? (5 Reasons to Know Your ABCDE’s)

Skin is the human body's largest organ. Stretched out, your skin would measure about 21 square feet and account for 15 percent of your body weight. Yeah, skin is kind of a big deal. Our skin is the…

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4 Common Foods You Should Eat With the Peel On

We don’t often think about this, but just like us, plants also have to combat environmental stress. To protect themselves from the constant onslaught of the elements, they concentrate most of their he…

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6 Natural Sunburn Remedies

While I do know the basics of skin protection to get me through summer without too much exposure to harmful sun rays — avoid being outside during the sun’s peak hours, wear a wide-brim hat and long sl…

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Feed Your Skin: Lycopene (video)

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help brighten your complexion? Watch this! Related Link: Feed Your Skin Mushrooms…

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Feed Your Skin: Leafy Greens

Need a quick tip on choosing the best foods that'll help brighten your complexion? Watch this!…

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Skin 101: Why Do We Have It, Really?

How much would our skin weigh if we weren't wearing it? Watch this video to learn the answer, and more. You'll be surprised at what you don't know about our body's biggest organ.…

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5 Most Common Skin Problems

You don't need to cover up head-to-toe if you have acne, eczema or another of these 5 common skin conditions. Learn about treatment and stop hiding behind that turtleneck.…

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Darker Skin? More Vitamin D, Please!

For most people, only 10-20 minutes of direct sun exposure is needed to get the daily amount of vitamin D. A simple walk around the block or a lunch outside is enough to get the job done. But did you …

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8 Thanksgiving Superfoods

If you choose wisely, Thanksgiving doesn't have to mean a heavy, less-than-healthy meal.  Here are my picks for the best traditional Thanksgiving superfoods: Apples—We’ve all heard the adage, “an a…

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22 Uses for Lemon Peels

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. But what to do with all those lemon peels? Don't toss them; put them to work.  Lemon juice is about 5 to 6 percent citric acid and has a pH level of between …

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