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Sugar and Carbohydrate and Your Skin

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"Sugar and trans fats also cause inflammation, which can lead to acne and other skin problems. Inflammation is also the main cause of many chronic diseases....Foods such as bagels, oatmeal, pretzels, pasta, and cereal have been proven to accelerate the skin's aging process and cause acne, wrinkles and rosacea by converting refined carbs into sugar and then glucose, which damages collagen."

Avoid These Foods If You Want To Keep Your Youthful Glow
The damage of a poor diet is aging you from the inside out before you even start to feel the effects.
Rose Reisman Health and Wellness Expert, Caterer, Restaurateur, and Author, HuffPost

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"The Western diet, which is rich in fat and carbohydrates and low in fibre, has altered the gut microbiome, which can lead to an impaired mucus layer and, in further stages, an impaired intestinal barrier. This contributes to an inflammatory state in the body that can be expressed as a skin pathology."

Comput Struct Biotechnol J. 2021; 19: 624–631. Published online 2021 Jan 4. doi: 10.1016/j.csbj.2021.01.001
Skin microbiome transplantation and manipulation: Current state of the art
Chris Callewaert, Nastassia Knödlseder, Ante Karoglan, Marc Güell, Bernhard Paetzold

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