The Sun Diet (Food as Sunscreen)

We need the sun for many biological processes.

The sun produces ultraviolet (UV) radiation.

UV can cause free radicals in skin cells and this is what causes skin cancer, wrinkles, photo-aging, and sun burns. 

This diet will help protect the skin against the damaging effects of UV, without the need for conventional sunscreens. 

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Adropin: A Predictor of Heart Disease

Preptin, adropin and irisin are three co-workers in the regulation of energy homeostasis. 

Adropin is derived from the Latin roots “aduro” [to set fire to] and “pinquis” [fats or oils]. 

It was first discovered in 2008 by Kumar and his coworkers. 

Peptides secreted from peripheral organs regulate lipid metabolism in key insulin-target tissues and are important for energy homeostasis and maintaining insulin sensitivity. 

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