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Feb 22

Three Important Things to Remember about Omega-3 Fatty Acids

A Canadian study recently showed that omega-3 fatty acids reduce breast cancer tumour growth—they also reduce body-wide inflammation, which is both a symptom and a cause of many diseases. Check out the study here: http://www.uoguelph.ca/news/2013/02/omega3s_inhibit.html. How can you make sure you’re getting enough? What food are richest in omega-3s? Here’s a 3-point guide:

Jan 14

Comedogenic and Non-comedogenic Oils

Oil-free: The myth Although many oils have anti-inflammatory, nourishing, moisturizing, and wrinkle-reducing properties, the use of oils in skin care often gets a bad rap, especially in those products for acne-prone, oily, or combination skin. However, many oils are fantastic to use topically, even on acne-prone skin, and the right types of oils can even [...]