Monday, January 5, 2009

Puffy Tooth Eyes Decay

Are you health conscious? No?
Eating and being healthy doesn't make you a health freak!
If that's the comment that you worry of.

Money can buy medication but not health.

You can still have fun, healthy
To make up for those sleepless nights, dehydrations, ......... you know yourself
Try eating right
You don't lose anyway

A little "sharing is caring" information for the day.
Specially for alcoholics and smokaholics!

Dr.DG says cheeze!

Dr. Chang says, "Vitamin A is especially important for skin repair, and decreased levels can lead to dry, flaky skin."

Dr. Day adds that a lack of vitamin A may cause your skin to heal poorly and wrinkle easily.
The main sources of this vitamin are foods from animals, such as liver, eggs and whole-milk dairy products. Some plants—carrots and broccoli, for example—supply beta-carotene, which your body converts to vitamin A as needed.

Apricots, nectarines, plums and cantaloupe are more great sources of beta-carotene.

Fresh raw veggies are as good for your grin as they are for your skin!

Celery, carrots, string beans and cauliflower contain cellulose, which helps scrub stains from your teeth—giving you a whiter, brighter smile.

"Both the cellulose and the [other] fiber in these foods act as abrasives that clean and remove bacteria from teeth,"

says Mickey Bernstein, M.D., president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Crunchy veggies are especially effective for recent discolorations. If you've just consumed blueberries, coffee, mustard, red wine or cranberry juice, follow it up with fresh cucumber slices or an apple.

"If you have puffy bags under your eyes in the morning, you are almost certainly consuming much more salt than you need,"

says Doris Day, M.D., author of Forget the Facelift: Turn Back the Clock with a Revolutionary Program for Ageless Skin (Avery, 2005).

"Another problem is alcohol: It dehydrates you and can make your skin sag. The worst combination is alcohol and salt, which causes puffy dark circles under your eyes."

Dr. Day recommends reducing your sodium intake to eliminate bloating. Instead of salt, season your meals with herbs and spices such as oregano, thyme, rosemary, parsley and garlic.

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