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Does what I eat affect my skin?

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Dr. Stanford Owen
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Saturated fat and carbohydrates stimulate production of cytokines from fat cells that destroy collagen.
The destruction accelerates with age and the amount of fat and carbs consumed. It can make some skin cells grow causing thick, dark skin and skin tags.

In brief: Yes

Saturated fat and carbohydrates stimulate production of cytokines from fat cells that destroy collagen.
The destruction accelerates with age and the amount of fat and carbs consumed. It can make some skin cells grow causing thick, dark skin and skin tags.
Dr. Stanford Owen
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology

In brief: Not much

Your diet is very important for other reasons.
Unless you suffer severe vitamin deficiencies, rare in usa, your skin is not a mirror of your diet.

In brief: Not much

Your diet is very important for other reasons.
Unless you suffer severe vitamin deficiencies, rare in usa, your skin is not a mirror of your diet.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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