Do you know about the relationship between vitamin C and skin health? Vitamin C is both an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrient which contributes to skin health in a variety of ways. Care for your skin from the inside out.
Eating three carb-heavy meals a day with carb-y snacks in-between is one way to virtually ensure that your body will be metabolically inflexible – which the opposite of what you want your body to do. As a result of those way-too-plentiful carbs, our bodies get less and less good at tapping into fat and burning it for energy, so much so that when we burn through our body’s carb stores – and it doesn’t take very long— it doesn’t readily switch to fat. We become literally weak with hunger. It's as if your backup generator doesn’t kick on when the power goes out.
The food that you choose to eat can have a dramatic effect on your body. It can either increase or decrease your risk of developing disease – most of which are heavily influenced by diet. There are several foods which research has shown to protect against cancer.
You know the old saying, the eyes are the windows to the soul. Maybe that’s true. But what researchers know for sure is that the skin is the window to what’s going on inside the body. What’s going on inside the gut, especially with the trillions of the bacteria that live there, often directly affects the skin. When the gut microbiome is out of synch with the rest of the body – a case of too few microbial strains or an overabundance of unfriendly strains – it often makes itself known in the form of common skin rashes, irritations and/or eruptions.