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All You Need to Know About the Benefits of Vitamin E

Vitamin E plays the double role of a potent antioxidant and a fat-soluble vitamin. Being an antioxidant, it prevents free radical damage and slows down aging. In its part as a fat-soluble vitamin, it is essential for the functioning of many organs, neurological processes, and enzymatic activities.
Well in this article we’ll discuss the benefits of vitamin E and also its sources. According to USDA the RDA for collective vitamin E for adults is 15mg per day. So experts recommend you to take 2 to 3 of these vitamin E rich foods to meet your daily needs. Top Sources of Vitamin E
Sunflower seeds- 1 cup 33. 41mg
Almonds- 1 cup 32. 98 mg
Hazelnuts- 1cup 20.29 mg
Wheat germ 1 cup plain uncooked- 18 mg
Mango- 1 whole raw- 3.02mg
Avocado- 1 whole raw 2.68 mg
Butternut squash 1 cup cooked and cubed 2.64 mg
Broccoli 1 cup cooked 2.4 mg
Spinach half cup cooked or 2 cups uncooked 1.9 mg
Kiwi medium- 1.1 mg

Facial Exercises - The Secret to a Youthful Face

Facial exercises are hailed as a non-invasive alternative to Botox and surgery. You can take years off your face by just doing some facial exercises. Yep and this fact has a strong scientific backing to it. 
Facial exercises may improve facial appearance and reduce some visible signs of aging says a recently published research study.
"Assuming the findings are confirmed in a larger study, individuals now have a low-cost, non-toxic way for looking younger or to augment other cosmetic or anti-aging treatments they may be seeking," says lead author Dr. Murad Alam, vice chair and professor of dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a Northwestern Medicine dermatologist.
When you perform facial exercises, they enlarge and strengthen your facial muscles making your face more toned and younger looking. ‘The exercises work the hypodermis or the lower layer of the skin, the dermis or the middle layer and the epidermis or the upper layer.

‘By working all the…