Health & Wellness

This is the Sunsafe Rx Health & Wellness blog. We focus on topics related to living an active, enjoyable life. Our goal is to share with you news, facts, and tips for your health and wellness.

What Is Polymorphous Light Eruption? Treat And Prevent It

Woman with polymorphous light eruption using PMLE sunscreen

Polymorphous light eruption, or PLE, is the most common skin disease caused by sunlight. It is also called polymorphic light eruption (PMLE). Other variants include juvenile spring eruption and benign summer light eruption. PLE is not the same as sunburn. PLE arises spontaneously in people who are sensitive to ultraviolet light and…

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Just How Much Does The Sun Age Your Skin?

A woman's face with skin aging from the sun

Sun exposure is responsible for most of the visible aging of your skin—far more than all other factors combined. Yes, UV rays from the sun are the primary cause of wrinkles, pigmentation, sun spots, reduced skin elasticity, the degradation of skin texture, and many other signs of skin aging. In fact, many scientific estimates have […]

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Nutrient Levels In Produce Are Decreasing—And What To Do About It

Vegetables and fruit with decreasing nutrient density

It’s true. The average vegetable or fruit produced today has significantly less vitamins and minerals than the varieties that were grown decades ago. And this decline in nutrients has been taking place for at least 50 or 60 years. How Much Have The Nutrients In Fruits And Vegetables Decreased? The landmark study on this topic […]

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The Benefits Of Grape Seed Extract

Grape seed extract and grape seeds and grapes

What Is Grape Seed Extract? Grapes have been cultivated and eaten for a long time. But grapes, along with other parts of the Vitis vinifera plant such as the leaves and sap, have also been used in traditional medicine in Europe for thousands of years. From the Egyptians to the ancient Greeks, the healing power […]

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