It’s only a few millimeters thick, but your skin is important. It protects you from dangerous bacteria and other pathogens, as well as shields your blood vessels, nerves and organs from damage. Having blemish- and wrinkle-free skin may also boost your confidence as well as your beauty. As we celebrate National Healthy Skin Month this November, discover how palm-derived supplements and cooking oil may help you keep your skin at its best.
Palm-derived tocotrienol supplements help you maintain youthful skin
Tocotrienols are an ultra-potent form of vitamin E. They have 40 to 60 times the antioxidant power of the more common vitamin E form. Health experts agree that supplementing with tocotrienols may help protect your skin from within.
- A researcher at a global nutrition conference discussed how the nutrient may help slow the cellular aging process, especially when cells are subjected to oxidative stress. Dr. Suzana Makpol added that tocotrienols may also enhance the skin’s “rebuilding” ability.
- When she appeared on CBS news, holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos explained the sun’s damaging rays may lead to premature aging and wrinkling. She suggested palm-derived tocotrienol supplements to help fight UV damage naturally.
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You are what you eat, so choose a cooking oil that is good for your skin
Your diet can have a significant effect on our health, not only of your digestive and cardiovascular system, but also your skin which is your body’s largest organ.
- Registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler says fats are an important part of a healthy diet. They transport vitamins A, D, E and K and support skin function. Some cooking oils are richer in nutrients than others. She told Eating Naturally readers to look for Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This nutrient-dense and non-GMO oil is also found in many better-for-you foods, such as Smart Balance spreads and Luna bars.
- Nationally known health expert Jonny Bowden told Good Day viewers to avoid consuming partially hydrogenated oils. “That is going to age you,” he said before suggesting Malaysian sustainable palm oil. “This is the oil of the future,” he said. “See that red color? It is all the antioxidants, carotenoids and tocotrienols in there.”
Felicia Stoler is a member of Media Relations Inc.’s panel of highly respected third-party experts. She is compensated to express her own professional opinions, through the media, about certain products.