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Blog: Health - Skin

The result of this imbalance of EFAs in the skin is dryness, dandruff, eczema and psoriasis-like inflammatory skin conditions, acne, cracked heels, toxic deposits in the skin, skin damage, and increased risk of sunburn and skin cancer.

EFAs and Skin Health ? Lack of essential fatty acids (EFAs) constitutes the most neglected aspect of a nutritional program for healthy, radiant skin. More specifically, while our intake of the n-6 (omega-6) EFA linoleic acid has doubled in our diet, our intake of the n-3 (omega-3) EFA alpha-lino

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 9/1/2017

Acne is a condition of the skin in which hormonal levels have become imbalanced and too much oil or sebum is being produced.

Acne Cure -Is it Possible? ? We are not offering a "cure for acne". Why? We are not (legally) allowed to say or write that we can cure acne, because it is defined as a medical condition, and only a licensed health practitioner is legally allowed to diagnose acne, or any other medical condition.

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 9/1/2017

Personal account of Maureen's own decline and subsequent full recovery from a debilitating auto-immune disorder called scleroderma.

Personal Story About a Serious Skin Disorder When you lose elasticity, your skin turns into a brittle mask that makes it hard to breath, never mind trying to eat or talk. Maureen Taylor's book A Place to Go is a wonderfully written personal account of Maureen's own decline and subsequent ful

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 8/7/2017

Dr. Perricone's research has demonstrated that we can control inflammation in our bodies

Skin Health Nutrition by Dr. Perricone Dr. Nicholas Perricone's decades of research has shown that the Inflammation-Aging Connection is the single greatest precipitator of aging and age-related diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, certain forms of cancer, an

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 8/7/2017

Dr. Perricone's research has demonstrated that we can control inflammation in our bodies

Skin Health Nutrition by Dr. Perricone Dr. Nicholas Perricone's decades of research has shown that the Inflammation-Aging Connection is the single greatest precipitator of aging and age-related diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, certain forms of cancer, an

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 8/7/2017

Most of the heavily promoted skincare products ignore this: your skin is permeable, and anything you put on it will be absorbed into your whole body.

Skin Care Products Absorb Into Your Whole Body Most problem skin issues are not topical they are internal. The interplay of hormones, toxins, diets and genetics challenge us. Skincare is such a big business! Billions of dollars are spent on personal appearance, and having great looking skin

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 8/4/2017

Start replacing all the toxic things in your life with toxin-free products, and live a better life.

Why Should I Use Toxin Free Skin Care? Your bodys ability to detoxify is not infinite. It needs to get rid of all the toxins created by normal metabolic processes. If you are adding to the toxic load with petroleum-based products, there will come a day when you exceed your bodys natural ability to

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Here is the thing: our skin naturally produces oils. This is a fact nobody can change. It is a natural process intended to keep our skin moisturized and protected, not dry, flaky, and feeling tight.

Oil Cleansing ? Lets talk about oils again. This time we will leave the area of cooking oils and the healthy fats we should include in our diet, and instead we will focus on the use of oils on the skin. Most of us probably picture oily skin, acne, shiny foreheads, blackheads, and clogged pores w

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Our skin is a powerful, yet vulnerable, protective shield covering our whole body, and its condition is very often a reflection of our overall health (particularly of what is happening in the gut and liver).

Nutrition for the skin We have previously discussed skin and its function, so lets just take a brief moment to highlight some key information. Our skin is a powerful, yet vulnerable, protective shield covering our whole body, and its condition is very often a reflection of our overall health (p

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Unfortunately sunscreens DO NOT block UVA light, the kind that penetrates deep into the skin. This is the form of UV most responsible for cancer.

Sunscreen Health Warning Now brace yourself, because you are about to learn the dirtiest secret about the darling product of mainstream and alternative doctors alike: sunscreens. Folks, I've tossed every squeeze-bottle of sunscreen I used to own in the trash, including the natural ones from som

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Remember never to get burned, that is the key. Remember also never to use sunscreen, another key. You can creatively use your clothing to block the sun's rays during your buildup time.

Sunblock Increases Cancer Risk ? The rising rate of skin cancer has put using sunblock right up there with flossing your teeth when it comes to healthy habits. In 2002, 50%, approximately 1.1 million cases of all cancers in the United States were skin cancers, of which nearly 10,000 cases were f

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

All Information You Need To Know About "Skincare Ingredient Glossary"

Skincare Ingredient Glossary ? Acacia Senegal (Acacia Flower) is the flower from the acacia tree found in Africa. It is used as a soothing and anti-inflammatory agent. Acetyl hexapeptide-3 is a Triple Amino Acid Complex which reduces the depth of wrinkles on the face caused by the contraction

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Rosacea is the term that has been given to an acne-type condition that is most predominant in women on their cheeks.

Rosacea ? Rosacea, is a common disorder of the facial skin, affecting about 14 million Americans. However, according to a survey, 78% of Americans have no knowledge of this disease. Not only do most Americans not recognize the disorder, but they also don't know how to treat it. Rosacea causes re

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Severe cases may involve large areas of the body with frequent recurrences. Psoriasis most commonly affects people between the ages of 15 and 50.

Psoriasis Simplified Psoriasis is a common inflammatory skin condition of red patches covered with dry, silvery scales, known collectively as plaques. These plaques consist of several layers of dead skin cells. Psoriasis treatments are quite varied, as are their results. Our skin is continually

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Research have shown that the "Inflammation-Aging Connection" is the single greatest precipitator of aging. This cellular-level inflammation triggers free radicals which damage cells.

Prescription for Aging Skin Dr. Nicholas Perricone is a popular guest on American television, appearing on the Today Show, Oprah, Larry King, 20/20, Good Morning America, The View, CNN, Fox, Extra, Good Day New York, Access Hollywood as well as many other news and lifestyle broadcasts. He has b

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Check Out Psoriasis Risk Factors, Prevention & Tips

Psoriasis Risk Factors, Prevention & Tips What are Your Risk Factors? It has been estimated that if a child has one parent with psoriasis, the child's risk of developing the condition is between 10 and 25 percent. If both parents have psoriasis, the child's risk of developing the disease is ab

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

The use of heparin therapy has dramatically changed the course of severe burn therapy. Patients are now going home in a month instead of three months. There are no ugly permanent burn scars.

Heparin for Burns ? Heparin is a Wonderful New Therapy for Burns Conventional therapy for burns has always produced a nightmarish illness for patients. Patients, who are treated with multiple skin grafting procedures, are in severe pain from dressing changes and the frequent need to remove devi

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Check Out Eczema Risk Factors & Tips

Eczema Risk Factors & Tips Causes and Risk Factors Atopic eczema is believed to be a hereditary condition, being genetically linked. It has been suggested that people who develop eczema are abnormally sensitive to certain allergens. These allergens cause the immune system to overreact, causing

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Some sufferers have described eczema as "the itch that rashes" and others say when they sweat, it feels as though acid is being poured on them.

Eczema and Psoriasis: Ease That Itch Did you ever have a long-term maddening itch that is so intense, especially at night, that you damage your skin with your frantic scratching? If so, you've likely experienced the miseries of eczema, psoriasis or other types of dermatitis. These inflammatory

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Long-term exposure to a dry climate with a low relative humidity can cause psoriasis to worsen. Many people experience lessening of symptoms after exposure to sunshine during the summer months.

Eczema & Psoriasis Wellness Tips ? Get Some Sunlight Although exposure to excessive ultraviolet light is associated with skin cancer and may actually cause psoriasis to worsen, regular sun exposure helps control the condition in people with mild to moderate psoriasis. Do not stay out in the sun

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

Reducing or stopping milk intake may be an important part of an acne regimen. A popular acne treatment program does recommend a dairy-free diet (Perricone, 2003).

Acne and Milk Connection Everyone recognizes that increased hormone production in adolescents stimulates acne. The androgenic hormones, particularly testosterone, that increase at puberty, and the surge of premenstrual hormones, trigger increased production of sebum in the sweat glands. The por

This entry was posted in Health - Skin on 7/26/2017

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