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For over thirty years, Dr. Steven Gundry has been one of the world’s pre-eminent experts in heart surgery; he was a driving force behind major breakthroughs that revolutionized the way doctors save lives. He believes he has discovered some unconventional truths about nutrition, his discoveries are a radical departure from the traditional dietary “wisdom” which has failed so many over the past few decades.
Dr. Gundry spoke with BITB about how his breakthrough nutritional research can help those who have struggled for years with their health, bodies and energy levels.
1. How does diet affect the way we look?
Your skin is your largest organ but what most people don’t kn
Pinot, cab, merlot…I like a good glass of wine as much as the next woman, but what I like even better are the amazing anti-aging properties to be found in red wine. According to scientific research, one glass a day is all it takes to reap the benefits. Wine, particularly the red varieties, is rich in polyphenols, antioxidants and resveratrol, a potent antioxidant known to protect cells against oxidative damage, stimulate cell turnover and reduce inflammation so your skin stays younger looking for longer.
A nice glass of vino is one thing, but recent research suggests that topical resveratrol is one of the most powerful antioxidants available which would explain the abundance of skin c
We all know that wine is good for the soul, but since 1970 more and more research supports the benefits of wine derivatives as a topical reparative and anti-aging treatment for skin. This week’s Gorgeous Giveaway features Olavie Chardonnay Wine Therapy Body Butter ($37), guaranteed to lift your spirits and soothe your skin.
Made in the US with certified organic ingredients, the Olavie wine therapy spa products feature Chardonnay grape seed extract from Burgundy, France. This particular extract contains seven times the antioxidant power of vitamin E. When applied, it forms a protective layer that prevents cell damage from free radicals, while stimulating cell and collagen renewal.
There’s been much ado about the Mediterranean style diet of late with headline after headline touting its benefits for heart health and longevity.
The latest study in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that people at increased risk for heart disease who ate a Mediterranean diet slashed their risk of strokes and heart attacks by 30%.
That’s major in its own right, but this way of eating will help you look better too, says Nikolaos Metaxotos MD, PhD, President & CEO of Symmetria in Athens, Greece. (And he should know, he’s Greek!) “A Mediterranean diet will not only improve your body’s health, but will also improve the appearance and health of your skin,” he tel