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Thursday, January 29, 2015

If You’re Over 40, Read This

Wife: Do you think my skin is starting to show my age? 

Husband: I can't tell - there are too many wrinkles!

I thought this was an interesting article that might apply to anyone over the age of 40-ish or so J
Silibinin, a flavonoid found in milk thistle, has been repeatedly shown in animal models of UV radiation-induced skin damage to be protective of the skin by reducing radiation-induced DNA damage and skin cell apoptosis.  Of course and as always, please get milk thistle from a reputable source if you choose to use it.

Source:  MolCarcinog. 2013 Jan 28. Silibinin inhibits ultraviolet B radiation-inducedDNA-damage and apoptosis by enhancing interleukin-12expression in JB6 cells andSKH-1 hairless mouse skin.

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