A person starts to age as early as in their mid-twenties. So, if you're concerned about aging well and looking your best, it's important to understand the reasons why we grow older. Then, the key is to use healthy holistic principles to age gracefully - so we can live the fullest life possible.
Why do we grow older? In a nutshell, as time goes on, your body’s ability to nourish and repair itself is impaired and aging ensues. And your skin is like a magic window that gives clues to your overall health, because the aging that happens internally will show outwardly in the appearance of your skin.
There are several theories that try to explain why aging happens, and together they all play a role. In Part 1 of this article, I discussed three very prevalent aging theories:
Now, I'll introduce two additional aging theories that you may only hear about from someone who takes a holistic approach to health...
Time Defying Skin discusses the causes of aging that you have control over. The keys to youthful skin and feeling healthy may not be that complicated or expensive after all. A nourishing diet and healthy lifestyle practices are the natural solution. It's never too early or too late. Take the course today!
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- Scali, E., & Iorio, A. (2014). Anatomy and the Aging Process of the Face. In Minimally Invasive Procedures for Facial Rejuvenation. Foster City,CA: OMICS Group eBooks.
- Stevenson, S., & Thornton, J. (2007). Effect of estrogens on skin aging and the potential role of SERMs. Clin Interv Aging, 2(3), 283-297. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2685269/
Jenny Yelle, MHNE Holistic Wellness Educator
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