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Skin Cancer Awareness Month – May

Consider this a ‘don’t let this happen to you’ post. As a skin cancer sufferer, I wanted to share this information with you.

I have had three basal cell carcinomas surgically removed in the past few years. You can read the details on my Page Skin Cancer Facts and My Three Skin Cancer Surgeries in Particular. My dermatologist told me, “There is no such thing as a healthy tan.”

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Benefits of Maca!

Must admit Maca is new to me, but it sounds interesting. Please feel free to share your experiences with it.

Tony

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Maca, a root that belongs to the radish family, is seen to have many great benefits and people are not aware. Maca can also come in powder form. Like everything else, consuming too much can begin to lack benefits and turn against you. Maca’s benefits can be consumed in smoothies, salads, drinks, cooked foods, and juices.

Let’s get into the benefits now, that some research suggests it may offer:

Vitamins: rich in vitamin B vitamins, C, and E; providing calcium, zinc, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and amino acids.

Sexual function: serves as a boost to your libido and increases endurance. At the same time it balances your hormones and increases fertility. Although limited evidence stands that it improves sexual function.

Women’s health and mood: relieves menstrual issues and menopause, alleviating cramps, body pain, hot flashes, anxiety, mood swings, and depression.

Energy: Athletes may take maca for peak performance, increasing energy levels and stamina. This does however…

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How Do You Get Healthier Skin? – Infographic

The most interesting aspect of this infographic about healthier skin is that everything on it is just plain good for you. I don’t know a lot of people that combine nutrition and their skin.

I have had three operations to remove skin cancer from my body, but have never considered my diet as contributing to that. It was just sun exposure.

Maybe that’s a girl thing. I am an old guy, so understandably out of it, if that is the case. In any event, whether you have ever thought about what you were eating might or might not be good for your skin, trust me, everything on this post is good for you.

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