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Five skin health tips for nurses

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2. Zap Skin Stress with Antioxidants
Did you know that researchers at the University of Berlin have developed an optical scanning device that can measure certain health factors by shining a light on a person’s skin and analyzing the backscatter? Researchers have found they can detect the impact of lifestyle habits within just a few days of the time a person starts making healthier choices. They can actually tell the difference in what you eat and drink as antioxidant levels rise in your body to fight off free radicals. Imagine what a month of better diet choices could do to boost our skin health! So, grab a low-sodium V8 from the vending machine instead of a soft drink and choose fresh fruit whenever it’s available in the hospital cafeteria.

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