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Posts Tagged ‘antioxidants’


Verdure sunscreen is back!

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015


Verdure Matte Moisturizing Mineral Sunscreen with Ceramides and Antioxidants SPF 30+ is back and better than ever! We added ceramides for increased moisture and now we are going cartonless to reduce paper waste.

As before, it is still the first and only sunscreen with broccoli extract-an antioxidant known to have protective effects against skin cancer. In addition, green and red tea (Rooibos) extracts are also there for the same reason. Zinc oxide is the best and broadest spectrum sunscreen ingredient available.

Verdure sunscreen was featured in Allure and Lucky Magazines as one of the best new sunscreens of 2008, as well as on Yahoo Shine!

You can click here to order online or pick one up while here in the office. Although it retails for $36 for 3 oz. it is price competitive with other sunscreens found in Sephora and in department stores. Some of our customers use it just for their face and use something less expensive for their body. It won’t sting your eyes and has the highest rating for water resistance. We hope you like it and for those fans out there, thanks for your utmost patience with our new formulation!

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Vitamins and cancer

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Can’t remember where I read this, but folic acid may cause cancer. Also, carrots (beta-carotene) may increase lung cancer risks in smokers. I find the latter hard to believe, but there was some mechanism by which this made sense. There is also a lot of controversy about whether it is better to avoid antioxidants during chemo or radiation since their mechanism of action sometimes involves the creation of free radicals.

Of course, when you’re pregnant folic acid is a must. You can’t really avoid folic acid in multivitamins either, so what are we supposed to do with this information?

Broccoli has been shown to prevent colon cancer and skin cancer (Go Verdure Matte Moisturizing Physical Sunscreen with Antioxidants!) . We are told to keep eating more plant based foods to prevent cancer and obesity. Of course, many of these crops are laden with pesticides unless they’re organic. Even with effort, I can’t eat 100% organic.

Fish is supposed to be good for you. But with mercury, this horrible oil leak and whatever toxins/drugs are spilled into our water supply does this mean that I am permitted to eat more Happy Meals and In-and-Out burgers?

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