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Page 20 | Abby's Magazine - almonds, whole grains, and wheat germ. (Although no foods are as rich in E as are supplements.) Lycopene, an important antioxidant, is in tomatoes. Despite appearances, a healthy-looking summer tan isn't healthy after all. Protect yourself. When you go outside in the rain, you take rain gear and an umbrella for protection, don't you? Well, similarly, the sun requires sun gear – antioxidants, sunscreen, and protective clothing. You may not only save your skin, you may save your life. The ABCD Rule The ABCD rule, designated by the American Cancer Society, is an effective guide to the usual signs of melanoma. Protect yourself and your loved ones and be on the lookout for subsequent signs. Notify your health practitioner about these kinds of skin developments: A is for ASYMMETRY: One half of a mole or birthmark does not match the other. B is for BORDER: The edges are irregular, ragged, notched, or blurred. C is for COLOR: The color is not the same all over, but may have differing shades of brown or black, sometimes with patches of red, white, or blue. D is for DIAMETER: The area is larger than six millimeters (about ¼ inch – the size of a pencil eraser) or is growing larger. The most important warning sign for cancer is a spot on the skin that is changing in size, shape, or color over a period of one month or two years. S E P T – O C T 2 0 1 4 25 S E L E C T N O R D I C N A T U R A L S P R O D U C T S Discover Complete Health with Balanced Omega-3s * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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