Tag Archives: Vitamin A

13May/22

Do these three popular anti-ageing skincare ingredients work? Here’s what the evidence says

Szu Shen Wong, Keele University and Neil Grazier, Keele University

For people looking to press pause on ageing, it hasn’t always been as easy as it is today. Throughout history people have used all sorts of outlandish anti-ageing skincare techniques – such as bathing in donkey’s milk as Cleopatra supposedly did, or applying mercury directly to the skin, as the Elizabethans did.

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11Apr/22

Black pepper: healthy or not?

Laura Brown, Teesside University

Everybody knows that consuming too much salt is bad for your health. But nobody ever mentions the potential impact of the other condiment in the cruet set: black pepper. Does it have an effect on your health?

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