Skin Aging Secrets: Sugar and Wrinkles, Part 2

Controlling Diet-Related Skin DamageA balanced lifestyle is the first step to minimizing the premature aging linked to high blood sugar levels—and to restoring strength and resiliency to the skin’s collagen fibers. Here are a few simple changes you can make that will have a visible impact on your appearance. Optimize your carbohydrate tolerance. You can have your doctor test how well your body handles carbs or use an over-the-counter kit to check your blood sugars levels yourself. If the results point to diabetes you will need medical supervision for condition. If your results are in the borderline range you should try these strategies to reduce your blood glucose levels. ·      A regular, vigorous exercise routine. ·      Weight reduction. ·      A low-glycemic diet Include more good carbs (whole grains, beans, and vegetables) and stay away from white flour, sugar, potatoes, and other foods that cause rapid swings in blood sugar. ·      A blood-sugar lowering supplement such as cinnamon extract. ·      Add more B vitamins, bioflavonoids, and antioxidants to your diet. Adopt an anti-aging skin care regimen. High-quality natural skin care products, such as my Lavie Organique™Proprietary Blends contain a potent combination of botanicals, organic extracts, and vitamins that can help repair free-radical damage,  relieve inflammation, and promote collagen renewal. These ingredients include the following: ·      Antioxidants  from white tea leaf, soap bark extract, and sea buckthorn seed ·      Caffeine ·      Co-Q10 ·      Horsetail extract ·      Capsicum from Hugarian chili peppers ·      Lactic acid ·      Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (Vitamin C) ·      Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) ·      Pomegranate (Punica granatum linn) seed extract ·      Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A) ·      Rose hip (Rosa canina) seed powder ·      Vitamin E ·      White willow bark extract