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Best Food for Perfect Skin!

As we age, the layers of the skin start losing collagen and elastin fibres that leads to wrinkling and sagging of the skin! Unhealthy diet, smoke and pollution, sun exposure are some of the culprits that aggravate the skin related problems. UV rays damage the skin and generate free radicals that wreak further havoc by breaking down collagen.  Let’s add to your diet chart some of the foods that are a rich source of antioxidants and help maintain our skin firm and supple!
Almonds- Almonds are a rich source of vitamin E. It acts like antioxidant which helps protect skin cells from the Ultra violet rays.
Walnuts- Walnuts contain omega-3 essential fatty acids, which are said to improve skin elasticity. The nuts are also rich in a mineral, copper, that boosts collagen production.
Tomatoes-These plump red beauties are a rich source of Lycopene, a photochemical which protects your skin from free radicals (due to UV radiations), that cause wrinkles and skin aging!
Vegetables&Beans- Women who…

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Now days chewing gums are filled with toxic chemicals, artificial unhygienic colors, flavors and unhealthy sweeteners. Even though some dentists' claims that chewing sugar-free gum can prevent and reduce plaque and cavities, but there are so many reasons to avoid this bad habit.

Chewing Gum is full of toxic Chemicals, synthetic ingredients and Artificial Sweeteners.

Common ingredients of Chewing gums are…

•Oils made from sheep’s wool generate a substance called lanolin.
•synthetic polymers and latex
•aspartame- linked to cancer, neurological disorders, birth defects, diabetes and tinnitus.
•neurotoxic sweeteners
•high fructose corn syrup- can lead obesity, diabetes, cancer
• synthetic substances.
• styrene rubber
• Isobutylene-isoprene co-polymer (butyl rubber)
• paraffin
• Artificial and 'Natural' Flavoring
• (synthetic) petroleum wax,
• Acesulfame Potassium
• Aspartame
• polyethylene, polyvinyl acetate
• Calcium Pep tone, calcium Phosphate
• plasticizing materials (softeners)
• glycerol …