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Anti Aging Foods
Wheat was the last: food product introduced into the human diet when we discovered how to farm it. Thus, it is hard for many folks to metabolize it because we have not all evolved to the point where that is easily possible. I don't think it ages us but can give bad GI symptoms to some. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is lupus an inflammatory disease? Does eating anti inflammatory food ( fish, blueberry, olive oil, broccoli) help to control the disease?
Foods anti-inflamm: The right balance of omega-3 fish oils or choices in vegetables, like flax seed oil, is anti-inflammatory by changing membrane prostaglandin signaling. Turmeric, green tea, small berries with least sweetness, and many foods that are anti-oxidant also have anti-inflamm action. Eat color. Kelp, certain mushrooms, and in general a diet with healthy fat and leaner protein with less refined cho. ...Read more
Ponce De Leon?: At present, anti-aging remedies (including shampoos) have yet to materialize. Beware of the advertisemnts touting these wonderous remedies which create a quixotic pursuit reminscent of ponce de leone's quest for the fountain of youth. These anti-aging formulas will only make your wallet reminiscient of our youthful days; empty! ...Read more
Veggies & fruits : Gogi berries, pomegranates, blackberries, strawberries, blueberries, prunes, raisins, raspberries, plums, cherries, red grapes, oranges, kale, alfalfa sprouts, brussel sprouts, spinach, red bell peppers, onions, beets, broccoli flowers, & eggplant are all rich in antioxidants. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tretinoin: Generally the prescription-strength vitamin a preparation of tretinoing (retin-a, renova) is the most effective cream of aging. Forget over the counters, they will not turn the clock back! spend your money in a dermatologist or plastic surgeon's office and ask for a prescription. The next thing to remember is sun block! ...Read more
Anti-aging: The best anti-aging food are those rich in anti-oxidants and those that alkaline the tissues. Some examples are rich color foods and vegetables. ...Read more
Both: There are many products on the market that claim to reduce wrinkles, and some do. The best face program includes a facial cleanser, exfoliation, moisturizer, and sunscreens. For prescription medications, ask your doctor for Retin-A 0.025% cream nightly. This retinoid product actually does reduce wrinkles by plumping up the hydration in skin cells. ...Read more
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More research needed: There is some scientific evidence that some compounds in carrots (and in other plants) fight inflammation in the laboratory. There is a study that suggests purple carrots fight inflammation in rats. It is a long way from the test tube to the tummy, though. Too, humans are not rates (usually). There is a small study in 16 males, with the extracts from purple carrots, but there was no effect. ...Read more
Anti-aging: Anti-aging supplements is perhaps a bit of a misnomer. Perhaps we will call them, "healthy aging" supplements. The effects are varied. The goals are to decrease insulin levels, decrease chronic inflammation, decrease free radicals in the body, and decrease abnormal cross-linking, or glycation, of proteins in the body. These benefits can be achieved, and will help to slow aging of tissues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the best anti aging medicines besides good balanced diet lifestyle yoga meditation exercise. Any specific supplements or medicines?
Wh foods to avoid / which foods or supplements are good when living w autoimmune disease? No processed foods of course. ?Dairy? ?Animal protein?
No GMO, anti-inflam.: Diet is best individualized but i advise an anti-inflammatory diet: see http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/art02012/anti-inflammatory-diet dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet would also be appropriate: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx do your best to avoid gmo's & foods high in pesticides: http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ see my comment for more:. ...Read more
Fantasy stuff: If you need to take glucocorticoids for a serious medical illness, don't expect to find an effective substitute at the dinner table. If you're a bodybuilder, you're already being targeted by a huge amount of disinformation by hucksters and entertainers. It'll disappoint you. Let your natural androgens and your hard work build you up, and consider adding creatine if your physician is good with it. ...Read more