If you want to reverse wrinkles and minimize the appearance of aging, you need to avoid refined sugar starting now!
Internationally renowned Microvascular Plastic Surgeon Dr. Lu-Jean Feng was recently interviewed for an article in the May 2, 2007 Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper where she identified refined sugar as the catalyst causing premature aging and wrinkles. “Sugar is very damaging” says Dr. Feng, “I tell people, I can do a face-lift on you, but if you keep eating badly, your face will show it.”
Dermatologist Dr. Fredric Brandt—also known as the skin specialist to the stars—agrees with Dr. Feng. In his book “10 Minutes In 10 Years” Dr. Brandt talks about glycation—the nasty chemical process that occurs in your body each time you eat refined sugar.
Here’s how glycation works: when you eat sugar, the sugar molecules begin to stick to your skin’s protein fibers (think collagen, the elastic material that keeps skin firm and youthful.) The sugar molecules begin to dry out these precious fibers, causing them to lose elasticity and become brittle. As a result, skin becomes more susceptible to wrinkles, sagging and sun damage.
“It doesn’t take a doctor to notice a dramatic improvement in the quality of facial skin once a person reduces the amount of refined sugar in her diet” says Dr. Feng, who is also the Founder and Medical Director of The Lu-Jean Feng Clinic Health & Wellness Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
It’s simple. If you want to look younger, avoid refined sugar. Take this easy and natural step to improving the quality of your life. And remember to include regularly scheduled chiropractic adjustments in your plan for a long and healthy life.