February 2015

Adrenals, Stress & Skin: What You Should Know

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Both adrenal function and cortisol play significant roles in the health of your skin. They both transport the hormones your body needs every day. It’s important to understand that in order to get the healthy glowing skin you’ve always wanted. All the cells of your body, including those that make up your skin, need the right amount of hormones from your thyroid for properly function. Your cells need to open up to let these hormones inside their walls. Opening the cell “doors” is what the cortisol does. After the adrenal glands get the hormones to the cells of your organs,...

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The Thyroid-Skin Connection

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Did you know that the health of your skin is directly connected to how well your thyroid is performing? If your thyroid is unhealthy, it will contribute to your skin being unhealthy. If you want to get healthy glowing skin, it’s important to do what you can for a healthy thyroid. An unhealthy thyroid may cause your skin to dry out and form wrinkles prematurely. It can cause fluid retention and swelling of the skin. Your eyes may have bags and your skin may swell and bloat in different parts of the body, especially lower extremities. If you experience these...

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The Hormone Skin Connection

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Your hormones play a big part in the health of your skin and how you experience the aging process. If your hormones are in balance, you may be able to achieve the healthy glowing skin you’ve always wanted. If there is an imbalance, you can pretty much expect to have some types of problems with your skin health. Intrinsic skin aging is the process of aging as determined by your own body. One reason you age is a decrease in your hormone levels. As your hormone levels decrease, you may begin to experiences the changes in your skin health associated...

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Your Diet’s Role in Skin Health – What You Need to Know

You’ve probably heard a lot about gluten and gluten allergies in the media recently. Many people today suffer from non-celiac gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. It’s become so common that many restaurants offer non-gluten options for sufferers. With multiple recent studies showing that gluten has harmful effects, nearly a third of Americans are currently trying to eliminate gluten from their diet. In people who are sensitive to gluten, their immune system attacks gluten–and the immune system isn’t always a good shot, which is sometimes the reason for bodily harm. In celiac disease (the most severe gluten sensitivity), the intestinal wall...

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Allergies and their Impact on Skin Health

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Have you ever heard that your allergies and sensitivities may play a role in the health of your skin? How your body reacts to different allergens is directly connected to how healthy your skin can be. It’s important to understand your skin’s reactions to your allergies so you can take necessary steps to combat them. Allergic reactions to certain foods and environmental toxins can cause unsightly skin issues. By learning which foods and toxins are causing your skin problems, you can begin to eliminate them from your daily life. Identifying your particular triggers is the first move toward healthy skin....

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Body Ecology for Glowing Skin

Did you know? There are anti-aging remedies that can help you to feel and look younger as you age! Your body ecology has a lot to do with it. The microorganism that live on your skin can help with this process and keep your skin healthy and glowing. Body ecology is a revolutionary system of healing in response to the tendencies of conventional medicine to treat the symptoms of medical problems and ignore their root causes. The Body Ecology Diet was the first sugar-free, gluten-free, high-probiotic diet of its kind. But why should that matter to you? The key to...

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Learning about your skin health

Did you know that the appearance of your skin is directly related to the microorganisms found on it and within your gut? These microorganisms, which make up your microbiome, have a huge impact on your skin health! It’s estimated that the average person has a trillion bacteria living on their skin. They offer benefits like preventing pathogenic organisms from colonizing your skin’s surface. These tiny members of your microbiome keep your skin healthy by defending it from invaders. These good skin microfloras defend their territory (your skin), by fighting for nutrients, producing certain chemicals and kickstarting your skin’s immune system...

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What is Integrative Dermatology & Why Should You Care?

There are many people suffering from skin problems that might want to find alternative treatments to the often toxic pharmaceuticals of the dermatology industry. They’re looking for ways to deal with their skin issues through more natural than chemical means. You can make significant improvements to your skin conditions by making changes to your diet, to the environment where you live and work, and certain aspects of your lifestyle. Your skin’s health is determined by factors from without, but more importantly by factors from within. Integrative dermatology combines all that traditional dermatology has to offer combined with holistic methods from...

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Super Foods and and Essential Oils for Glowing Skin

Your skin needs to be nourished from within to be truly healthy. If you want to have healthy glowing skin, you’re going to first need to understand what foods your skin truly needs and what foods you should avoid. Your skin benefits from the right nutrition just like the rest of your body. To achieve the healthy skin you’ve always wanted, you need to be eating foods high in antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids, and various vitamins and minerals. You can get these nutrients from various fruits, vegetables, and other sources. Getting healthy skin is really about making the right...

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Does Detox Help Improve Blood Sugar?

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[Dr. Deanna Minich is speaking at The Diabetes World Summit (March 23-31, online and free) on Wednesday, March 25. Click here to register for free! Continue reading to learn more about Dr. Minich’s work.] There is a litany of scientific evidence to support the theory that your food choices and using certain kinds of supplements can greatly improve your health and manage the symptoms of disease. Just be sure you’re making the right choices for your individual needs. Nutrigenomics is the study of the way food and what is in your food interacts with the genome on the molecular level....

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