What dietary intervention may significantly protect against wrinkles in the crow’s foot area around the eyes?
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Eating healthier can produce healthier skin, but people don't care about microscopic changes. What about overt visible-to-the-naked eye changes? The extent of facial wrinkles in the crow’s-foot area was determined by observation using the Daniell scale in 716 women. This is the scoring system they're talking about. It's a scale of 1 through 6, six being the worst. So, what seemed to help the most? “In the present study, a higher intake of green and yellow vegetables was associated with decreased facial wrinkling. Those eating less than a serving of green and yellow vegetables averaged a three; those eating two or more servings a day, averaged a two. What really excited the researchers was the potential for these studies to promote a healthy diet. I mean eating fruits and vegetables to prevent cancer and heart disease—who cares, but wrinkles on the other hand…
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Make sure you see the "prequel" to this video Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep. For other videos on appealing to vanity to get people to eat healthier, see Golden Glow, Produce, Not Pills to Increase Physical Attractiveness, and Rosy Glow. Want to know what else green vegetables can do? I've got 45 videos on greens. A few of my faves include Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther, Broccoli Versus Breast Cancer Stem Cells, and Kale and the Immune System.
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