Sun and Smog Combine to Accelerate Premature Aging

Sun and Smog Combine to Accelerate Premature Aging

UV rays from the sun have been proven to damage skin through the creation of free radicals and new evidence suggests that when UV rays are combined with smog it accelerates premature aging. Dermatologists have discovered that those factors, in conjunction with genetics, stress, age, and a wide variety of particulates that people are exposed to every day is contributing to premature aging.*

For those who want to mitigate the effects of premature aging, beware of quinones, chemicals from smog that result in the same type of aging as those produced by smoking and exposure to high levels of UV rays from sunlight. Quinones affect everyone, but those living in cities are at heightened risk. Dermatologists recommend regular skin cleansing and consuming antioxidants to aid in the battle against premature aging.

The body produces a natural antioxidant called glutathione that neutralizes free radicals and counteracts their effects. If insufficient antioxidants are available, the body is overwhelmed by exposure to free radical-producing substances and premature aging results.*

Smog is comprised of a combination of nanoparticles from a myriad of sources, primary of which are:

  • Construction and manufacturing emissions
  • Vehicle and machinery exhaust
  • Smoke from fires both industrial and from natural causes such as forest fires

Those miniscule particles combine with sunlight to form additional, secondary pollutants that contaminate clothing and are absorbed by your skin and hair. They’re also breathed into the lungs where they can be disseminated throughout the body. Studies have shown that city dwellers demonstrate more skin and serious health problems that include cancer and Alzheimer’s than those living in rural areas.*

Further contributing to premature aging is ozone. The ozone layer in the outer atmosphere helps protect the planet’s inhabitants from UV rays, but ozone can also form at ground level and is a major ingredient of smog. The particulates and gases in smog result in free radicals that cause damage at the cellular level within the body.*

The good news is that if you don’t have to rely solely on traditional food sources for your antioxidants – an effective supplement is available. RxQ Antioxidant Complex is a proprietary formula containing a blend of amino acids, key nutrients and other raw materials that support your body’s own production of the antioxidant glutathione to help mitigate the effects of premature aging.*

*Disclaimer: The statements and information contained on this website have not been evaluated by the Unites States Food and Drug Administration. The products featured on this website are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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