HEALTHY SKIN AND ENZYMES: BREAK IT DOWN!

Allyson Welch

Enzyme has become a buzzword in the skincare and cosmetic industries. You might remember it from high school biology, but unless you’ve done a lot of research you might not know that enzymes are incredible things that play an essential role in keeping your body healthy.    Enzymes are proteins that speed up the rate of chemical reactions, sometimes in astounding measures. Processes that should take millions of years take milliseconds when they’re being acted upon by enzymes. Essentially, in this instance, they are bodily catalysts meaning they increase the rate at which a chemical reaction occurs. Without digestive enzymes...

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SUPER FOODS RICH IN ANTIOXIDANTS: WHY ARE THEY BENEFICIAL TO YOUR HEALTH?

Allyson Welch

Superfoods are all the rage these days. What are they? Why are they better than other foods and what makes them super? Some experts will tell you they’re just a marketing ploy and that a grain from halfway across the world isn’t some kind of elixir that will keep you young, healthy, and at the peak of your fitness game for the rest of your life. Certainly there’s truth to this critique. No single food can save your life. But further research shows that while the moniker may be presumptuous, there is indeed something magical about superfoods. That’s the thing...

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