Posts Tagged ‘free radicals’

Why Are Antioxidants Touted As Anti-Aging Molecules?

What’s the hype about these “antioxidants”? Every product you consume or slather on your skin is screaming “antioxidant” these days. Are the tall claims that antioxidants keep aging at bay and even prevent cancers and heart disease really true?

Understanding CoQ10

As we age, the amount of CoQ10 in our bodies starts to decline. It has been regarded as one of the most accurate biomarkers of aging since its depletion correlates with the aging process. People over thirty have demonstrated levels of CoQ10 to be below normal levels resulting in a lesser ability to produce collagen, elastin and other skin molecules, opening up the passage for damage by free radicals to occur.

Moisturizers de-coded

What exactly does a moisturizer do? What's the common ingredients in moisturizers? What type of moisturizer should you use?