Check out a copy of Prevention Magazine this month; I’m quoted in the current November 2012 issue of
Prevention, in their article, 10 Things to Eat for Perfect Skin.
I discuss the relationship between eating sugar and the accelerated breakdown of the collagen and elastin in the skin, leading to wrinkles. Sugar binds to proteins in the skin forming Advanced Glycation Endproducts (or AGE’s). These AGE’s stimulate enzymes that chew up to collagen and elastin, leading to sagging skin. Check out the article for the full story. (Prevention, Nov 2012, p 52)
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