• Are Your Habits Aging You?

    Discover which daily habits could be contributing to signs of aging—including fine lines and wrinkles.

    STOP MULTITASKING: It can cause more stress, releasing free radicals and damaging cells.

    PASS ON SUGAR: Too much can cause dark circles, uneven tone, puffiness, and bigger pores.

  • Accessing the Fountain of Youth

    Anti-aging medicine is evolving quickly, but let’s not forget what actress Bette Davis pointed out: “Old age ain’t no place for sissies.”

    New research for a longer, healthier life
    By Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc
  • 3 Look-Good, Feel-Good Summer Must-Haves

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    Returning to Minnesota after a two-week jaunt to Las Vegas hasn’t pushed me out of vacation mode just yet. Vegas comes with plenty of party-hard connotations, but—if truth be told—I’m not your typical tourist.

  • Beauty from the Inside Out

    Wouldn’t it be great if you could wake up each morning and take a pill that erased wrinkles, eliminated dry skin, and made you look years younger?

    Although we have not found the fountain of youth in pill form, research indicates that taking a collagen supplement can improve the appearance of your skin from within.

    Can collagen really give you beauty from within?
    By Amy Vergin
  • 6 Tips for Glowing Skin

    Due to the myriad of photos now being posted online, more people than ever are undergoing cosmetic procedures. Requests for surgery as a result of social media photo sharing rose 31 percent in 2012 according to a report by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

    Do you look your best on social media?
    By Rick Noodleman, MD, and Arlene Noodleman, MD
  • Love the Skin You're In

    It’s been said that by a certain age we get the face we deserve. The ravages of bad habits and bad moods, too little sleep, and poor nutrition add up to sags, wrinkles, and age spots we can no longer ignore.

    A natural approach to your most beautiful skin.
  • Pretty Peepers

    If your pretty peepers are the windows to your soul, then you surely don’t want dark circles or wrinkles to be the old, dingy curtains.

    The thin, delicate skin around our eyes makes us prone to fine lines and wrinkles that show our age. But there are ways around it—history can attest to that.

    Beautiful eyes are a blink away.
    By Cara Lucas
  • Garlic Curry Cauliflower

    1 large head fresh cauliflower, cut into florets
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    1/2 cup yellow onion, diced
    4 garlic cloves, minced
    1 tablespoon fresh gingerroot, minced
    1 cup light coconut milk
    1 tablespoon curry powder
    1/4 teaspoon white pepper
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 cup fresh cilantro, minced

    1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
    2. In an 8-inch-square glass casserole, coat cauliflower with olive oil. Roast 10 minutes.
    3. Combine onion, garlic, ginger, coconut milk, curry powder, white pepper, and salt.
    4. Pour coconut milk mixture over the cauliflower, cover loosely with foil, and roast for 20 to 25 minutes, until cauliflower is tender. Remove from oven and stir in cilantro.

    Nutrition info per serving (4): 186 calories; 13.5 g fat; 6.4 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 5.4 g protein; 15.6 g carbohydrates; 6.2 g fiber; 359.5 mg sodium

  • Mixed Berry Sorbet

    6 cups fresh or frozen and thawed berries
    1/8 cup lemon juice
    1/2 cup soy milk
    1/3 to 1/2 cup honey
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    Low-fat Greek vanilla yogurt (optional)

    1. In a food processor, combine berries, lemon juice, soymilk, honey and salt; puree until smooth. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
    2. Transfer to an ice cream maker and process according to directions. Serve immediately as is, or blend 1/4 cup yogurt into each 1-cup serving of sorbet for a creamier flavor and texture.

    Nutrition info per serving: 211 calories; 1.5 g fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 2.8 g protein; 51.8 g carbohydrates; 9.1 g fiber; 166.4 mg sodium

  • Green Tea and Ginger Salmon

    3/4 cup water
    1 3-inch gingerroot, grated
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    2 green tea bags
    2 teaspoons plus 2 tablespoons honey
    1 1/2 pounds wild Alaskan salmon, skin removed
    1 tablespoon white miso
    2 tablespoons Dijon or spicy brown mustard

    1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    2. Combine water and grated ginger into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; remove from heat and add garlic, green tea, and 2 teaspoons honey. Cover and let brew for five minutes. Remove tea bags; set mixture aside.
    3. Place salmon in a baking pan and pour green tea mixture over fish. Cover loosely with foil and bake 12 to 15 minutes.
    4. Remove from oven and turn broiler to high. In a small bowl, combine miso, mustard, and 2 tablespoons honey. Spread mixture over fish and broil two minutes.

    Nutrition info per serving (4): 379.8 calories; 12.8 g fat; 2.7 g saturated fat; 96.9 mg cholesterol; 46.8 g protein; 15.2 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g fiber; 408.7 mg sodium