The Vanity Episode!
- The largest organ in your body
- Lots of meds are absorbed
- Same with environmental toxins
- Your internal health is often reflected by skin
- You can fix skin issues by topical stuff alone
- Don’t put anything on your skin with ingredients which you don’t know what they are
- Just like food…If you can’t pronounce it, you should not use it
- Or at least look it up first
Check out “SKIN DEEP” for ingredient review
- The strongest evidence to date on dietary triggers for acne is for high-glycemic-load diets
- By lowering inflammation
- Lowering testosterone availability
- People who inject steroids often have acne
- altered skin sebum production
- One small study suggest omega 3 supplementation helps
- Possibly improving omega 6: omega 3 ratio and dec inflammation
- Topical Zinc can help (use zinc sunscreen! Less chemicals and endocrine disrupters
- weak association between acne and dairy consumption, possibly more so with skim milk (skim milk is low in fat and high in sugar)
- Higher levels of blood sugar can result in the production of advanced glycation end products (known as AGEs) via glycation and cross-linking of collagen fibers, which ultimately results in a loss of elasticity.
- Perceived age increases with increase glucose levels even if no DM
- Avoid oxidative stress or increase antioxidants
- AVOID VEGGIE OILS
- Eat leafy greens maybe some berries
- This also protects in part against UV damage
- Glow 15 is a book all about how to maximize Autophagy for skin health
- By Niomi Whittel
- Autophagy, micro needling, vitamin C, resveritrol
- Calories restriction and fasting accepted as method for anti aging
What about taking Collagen??
- Up in the air
Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
Foods may trigger an AD flare via three main mechanisms
- Immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated allergy, also known as Type 1 or immediate-type hypersensitivity, may trigger a flare within minutes to hours
six common trigger foods are milk, eggs, wheat, soy, seafood, and nuts.
- due to the same trigger foods, may cause an AD flare up to 48 hours later
- Systemic contact dermatitis, screened for by patch testing, is a T-cell mediated reaction. In balsam of Peru allergy, some persons allergic to fragrance additives may experience a cutaneous flare following ingestion of certain foods, including tomatoes, citrus, and cinnamon.
- a single food elimination diet for 6 weeks may be attempted in adults.
- 8 weeks of probiotics plus elimination might help