Posts Tagged ‘skin’

Scientists Learn Why Smoking Causes People to Look Older

Thursday, February 2, 2012 16:44 Comments Off

Smokers look older than non-smokers, and scientists have identified a skin protein called “matrix metalloprotienase-1 (MMP-1),” as a probable cause. Smoking, like ultraviolet radiation, is known to have an aging effect on human skin.

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The Skinny on Reading Food Labels

Monday, August 15, 2011 8:09 Comments Off

Many health-conscious consumers are reading food labels and many find them to be oh-so confusing. Here is a quick guide to skimming food labels to gather the information you need to make an informed decision about what you are purchasing. A trip to the grocery store is not what it used to be. When going […]

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