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Beating The Aging Process Naturally: Study First To Prove Beta Glucan Penetrates Skin

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September 30, 2005
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The fight against aging has received a scientific boost thanks to an innovative study done in part by a University of Alberta spin-off company--research that dispels a hard-held belief about the natural ingredient, beta glucan. The study, published in the current issue of International Journal of Cosmetic Science, is the first to show that oat beta glucan can penetrate the skin despite years of doctors and scientists believing that the large molecule was too big.

The fight against aging has received a scientific boost thanks to an innovative study done in part by a University of Alberta spin-off company--research that dispels a hard-held belief about the natural ingredient, beta glucan. The study, published in the current issue of International Journal of Cosmetic Science, is the first to show that oat beta glucan can penetrate the skin despite years of doctors and scientists believing that the large molecule was too big.


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University of Alberta. "Beating The Aging Process Naturally: Study First To Prove Beta Glucan Penetrates Skin." ScienceDaily. ScienceDaily, 30 September 2005. <www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/09/050930082424.htm>.
University of Alberta. (2005, September 30). Beating The Aging Process Naturally: Study First To Prove Beta Glucan Penetrates Skin. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 25, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/09/050930082424.htm
University of Alberta. "Beating The Aging Process Naturally: Study First To Prove Beta Glucan Penetrates Skin." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/09/050930082424.htm (accessed April 25, 2014).

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