Blog Posts in April, 2012

  • Healthy Skin Tip of the Week

    In my line of work, people have so many things they would like to improve about their skin. Whether it is to reduce pore size or to get rid of dark spots, everyone just wants to have beautiful skin. The best way to get to your goal of beautiful skin is to make sure your skin is healthy! This can be achieved through the use of topical agents , treatments that help the cells in your skin to function ...
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  • Most Popular Plastic Surgery Procedures of 2011

    Dr. Larry Nichter would like to make blog readers aware of new statistical information about plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures in the United States. The number of cosmetic surgical procedures in America increased by 1% in 2011, the statistical survey by the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery has shown. Over 1.6 million such procedures were done in the United States last year. In ...
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  • The importance of privacy settings on social networks

    S ocial networking is an extremely useful tool in this day and age. It’s a wonderful chance to stay connected with friends and family around the world and a great opportunity to be involved in the lives of loved ones that would have otherwise been missed. It is a great use of technology and really should be used to its fullest capacity, which is also why it’s important to protect yourself from ...
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  • Trick Foods: Healthy Food Alternatives

    Have you been searching for healthy alternatives when it comes to food? Well, for the past year I have watched countless cooking shows, researched recipes, and of course have taste tested a variety of foods. Through my lengthy explorations, I have come across some interesting/alternative findings to the scrumptious, delectable, comfort foods we all adore. Through some time, I have adapted the name ...
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  • The Importance of Compression Garments after Liposuction

    Dr. Larry Nichter A compression garment is required and beneficial after liposuction because: It restricts the amount of edema that forms and hastens its resolution by mechanical pressure. It decreases the amount of bruising. It assists the loose skin in retracting or shrinking. It is common to have weight gain due to edema, serum that collects in the area, and the tumescent fluid that was ...
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  • Why Superfoods are Super

    The term superfood has become fairly popular in health and diet articles, but what is a “superfood” exactly? It is a word used to describe foods that have beneficial properties such as being high in nutrients , antioxidants , and omega-3 fatty acids . These are foods that if eaten regularly, can positively affect your health in many ways and enhance your overall quality of health. Here are a few ...
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  • Is your diet responsible for your acne breakouts?

    Are You What You Eat? Millions of Americans are plagued with acne and are doing everything they can to make better decisions towards improving their skin. A common place people begin looking for what is causing their skin to break out is their diet. Linking foods to acne breakouts has been debated in literature for decades. It can sometimes be hard to tell if some of the foods you are eating are ...
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  • Arsenic in Rice

    Maybe rice is better for tossing at weddings—not on your plate. Rice is a staple food for almost half of the world’s population . That’s a large number. Especially when you consider how many countries include rice in their diet, it makes it hard to mull over the fact that traces of arsenic have been found in rice. Arsenic is an odorless and tasteless metalloid element that is found in natural ...
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  • Kale: Healthy Recipes

    Kale has become a popular health food lately, and for good reason. Its stunning nutritional profile that includes antioxidants and anti-inflammatory nutrients; cancer-preventative nutrients called glucosinates ; micronutrients in which the average U.S. adult is deficient; and lots of Vitamin K. As with everything else that improves your overall health, we recommend kale as part of a healthy diet ...
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