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        Dr. Briggs Cook Skin Center of North Carolina: Your Skin Healthy?
By Dr. Briggs Cook
Everyone wants healthy skin; if not for cosmetic purposes, then for
typical health purposes. Dr. Briggs Cook Skin Center of North Carolina
highlights that taking care of your skin is important. It's thought about
all year long, but seems to be more prevalent in the thoughts when the
more skin bearing weather rolls around.
"Besides the usual grooming routine, there are plenty of other ways to
get that fresh glow, and easy to accomplish on a budget." Dr. Briggs Cook
Skin Center of North Carolina stated.
Foods for Healthy Skin
It's always a good idea to eat healthy, even when not trying to look
devilishly attractive in a bikini or Speedo. While some foods, such as
sugary treats, or even dairy products, won't do anyone any favors, there
are lots of foods that can help the skin as well as the rest of the body.
Here are five foods that Dr. Briggs Cook Skin Center of North Carolina
suggests you consume to get started:
Water. Technically a drink instead of food, but certainly very important.
It helps keep the skin hydrated, and helps clear out the system, which
will not only mean beautiful skin, but feeling better all around.
Blueberries. They're a high source of antioxidants - one of the foods
with the highest capacity out there - and are a good source of fiber.
Walnuts. Loaded with essential fatty acids, they're just what the skin
needs to protect itself. Additionally, it also helps the skin look
younger by giving it the nourishment it needs to keep it supple.
Green Tea. Yet another liquid, but an incredibly beneficial one. Green
tea has anti inflammatory properties and is rich in polyphenols. And, for
an added benefit, helps the metabolism.
Whole Wheat Bread. This item, while some might say has a less appealing
flavor than, say, white bread, is healthy because it contains selenium.
Selenium is a mineral that is helpful when it comes to skin cells, and,
studies show, might even help skin damaged by the sun.
Dr. Briggs Cook Skin Center of North Carolina: Other Tips and Tricks
Sometimes changing the diet can be challenging; either by being a picky
eater or by forgetting what it is that is good to eat and why it's
needed. So, for those that don't much like the idea of changing their
diet, here are five other ideas you can use:
Sunscreen. Use it, use it, use it. Besides the fact that at times, there
seems to be nothing worse than suffering from sunburn, the ultraviolet
(UV) rays from the sun are extremely harmful.
Moisturize. Dry skin doesn't heal as easily as soft skin, and therefore
is more susceptible to other forms of damage. So after each cleansing,
Dr. Briggs Cook Skin Center of North Carolina believes that a light
moisturizer is the best bet.
Indoor Tanning is a No-No. If it's been established that UV rays cause
damage to the skin (essentially because it burns it), so purposely
introducing the skin to it just seems silly. "Radiation use has been
declared a carcinogen by the National Institutes of Health. And the World
Health Organization recognizes that no person under 18 should use a sun
bed," says Jody A. Levine MD on WebMD.
Take Vitamins. Some vitamins are especially geared towards enhancing the
health of the skin. For women, Evening Primrose Oil is used for promoting
skin health and helping reduce acne, and anyone can take Vitamin E. A new
study shows that it can counter the affects of sun exposure. Dr. Briggs
Cook Skin Center of North Carolina recommends strongly that you take
vitamin supplements.
Exercise. Exercise is good anytime and for multiple reasons, but it helps
the skin keep elasticity, which will, in turn, help reduce wrinkles. Skin
Center of North Carolina explains that when you reduce wrinkles you don't
need to spend money visiting cosmetic places.
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