Tag Archives: Forever29: Anti-aging

10 Foods To Eat For Healthy Skin

Eating the right foods can promote skin health. With older skin cells constantly shedding and being replaced by younger ones, nutrients are essential for supporting this rapid growth, making your skin soft and blemish-free.  While we can’t avoid the elements like sunlight, or stay 100% away from strong soaps and fatty foods, you can still […]

Aging gut bacteria linked to age-related diseases

Our gut is inhabited by a huge number of different kinds of bacterial species.  The bacterial species that are present can vary from person to person.  As we age, the composition pf bacterial species changes and often become imbalanced.  A study from the University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands, published in journal Frontiers in Immunology, suggests that the imbalances in […]

Knowledge is power: boost the immune system, your first line of defense against Covid-19

We are in the middle of a Covid-19 pandemic.  While overall, 2.3% of known Covid-19 cases proved fatal—which many experts say is likely an overestimate of the mortality rate, given that many mild cases might go undiagnosed—patients 80 years or older were most at risk, with 14.8% of them dying.  In addition, the fatality rate for people […]

Anti-aging effects of compound, fisetin, in fruits and vegetables verified by research

A research published in the journal EBioMedicine has revealed that fisetin – a natural flavonoid found in many fruits and vegetablessuch  strawberries, apples, persimmons, onions and cucumbers – functions as an effective senolytic agent by clearing out damaged aging cells, improving health and extending lifespan. When our cells lose the ability to effectively divide and replicate, they generally die […]

Coffee or beer? The choice could affect the pace of your aging

Coffee and beer are polar opposites in the beverage world: coffee picks you up, and beer winds you down. It seems that these two popular drinks may also have opposite effects on telomeres — the end points of chromosomal DNA, implicated in aging. Working with a kind of yeast that shares many important genetic similarities […]

Seattle Beauty™ Tip: Moisturizing and Skin Brightening Herbs

I use lots of herbs from Chinese traditional medicine for my skincare and general wellness purpose.  In this post, I’d like to share some top ranked moisturizing and skin brightening herbs based on Chinese herbal medicine. All of these herbs have been extensively used in China both for medicinal applications and as everyday food items. […]

Dietary fiber intake contributes to healthy aging

We know that aging is un-avoidable. Since immorality is still a myth, many settle with a successful aging strategy. Successful aging is defined as aging with youth like vitality, an absence of disability, depressive symptoms, cognitive impairment, respiratory symptoms, and chronic diseases including cancer, coronary artery disease, and stroke. According to a study published in The […]

Seattle Beauty® Tip: Angelica ginseng anti-aging mask

Mix together an equal amount of dry powder of angelica (Danggui), ginseng, Salvia miltiorrhiza (Dansheng), dwarf lilyturf tuber (Maidong), and Panax (Sanqi) to provide a herbal mix. All herbs are available in Chinese grocery stores. Angelica and ginseng are essential for the recipes.   Other herbs are optional. Mix an equal amount of honey, glycerol and […]

Seattle Beauty® Tip: Ginseng toner for a wrinkle free skin

Cut Ginseng into thin slices. Mix glycerol with equal amount of water to make a 50% glycerol. Soak Ginseng in 50% of glycerol for 10 days to provide a ginseng enriched glycerol stock. To make a toner, dilute the ginseng glycerol with flower water at 7 parts of flower water with 3 parts of ginseng […]