Sunday, July 25, 2010

OMEGA 3’s - Good for Skin? - Dr. Brueck, Fort Myers Plastic Surgeon thinks so.

Dr. Robert J. Brueck, a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Fort Myers, FL, frequently blogs about matters of health and appearance. This time, he discusses Omega 3 Fish Oil.

Omega 3 counteracts inflammation. That is good.

The skin requires a steady supply of fat to maintain hydration and smoothness in texture. For example, sun causes inflammation and inflammation and sun are bad for our complexion and skin.

Most American diets are low in fish oil. I think the common mantra is "give me a good steak." Also those who do eat fish can cause the Omega-3s to be destroyed by over-heating or over-cooking the fish.

This may cause one to require a supplement to get an essential amount of fish oils in their diet.

There is a website called www.advancedweb.com/healthyaging.com with some references regarding fish oil supplements. Perhaps this can be added to your diet so you can have softer, more supple, healthier looking skin.

Thanks for visiting.

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