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Natural Remedies for Winter Skin

Credit: Luke Lehrfeld, Flickr Commons

Credit: Luke Lehrfeld, Flickr Commons

The tactics for maintaining healthy winter skin are much the same as during the rest of the year, but exposure to cold, wind, and snow-reflected sun can intensify the damage done to your body’s largest organ.

Banish dry, flaky, itchy skin for the rest of the season with these gentle, simple, and effective natural remedies. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

The “Vitamin D Sweet Spot” and Its Relationship To Aging

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[This is a guest blog post contribution by Dr. Rhonda Patrick. More information on Dr. Patrick is below.]

Vitamin D, a fat-soluble vitamin many of you have heard of, is actually a steroid hormone that controls the expression of over 1,000 genes in the body.1 This means that vitamin D is controlling over 1,000 different physiological processes. Today we are going to dive into how this hormone actually plays an important role in the aging process.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.