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Does the skin heal better when our bodies rest from eating or when we eat a lot of food/nutrients?
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Balance
There needs to be a good balance.
Eating too much sugar can impede wound healing, for example, but not having enough protein can also be bad. As with most things, a health moderation is best.

In brief: Balance
There needs to be a good balance.
Eating too much sugar can impede wound healing, for example, but not having enough protein can also be bad. As with most things, a health moderation is best.
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Dr. Edward Neilsen
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Dr. David Wishnew
Wound care
4 doctors agree
In brief: Adequate nutrition
The keys to wound healing are multifactorial.
Wounds need to be clean, warm, moist, and have an adequate vascular supply (nutrients and oxygen supply). Affecting any one of these can affect the ability of the wound to heal itself. That being said, nutrition is important because it supplies nitrogen (in the form of proteins) that is essential for tissue repair and maintenance.

In brief: Adequate nutrition
The keys to wound healing are multifactorial.
Wounds need to be clean, warm, moist, and have an adequate vascular supply (nutrients and oxygen supply). Affecting any one of these can affect the ability of the wound to heal itself. That being said, nutrition is important because it supplies nitrogen (in the form of proteins) that is essential for tissue repair and maintenance.
Dr. David Wishnew
Dr. David Wishnew
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Dr. Martin Tyson
Addiction Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Eat
To heal well, our bodies need to lay down many components which are aided by appropriate intake of vitamins, minerals, protein etc.
A deficiency, such as that caused by intentional strvatio.

In brief: Eat
To heal well, our bodies need to lay down many components which are aided by appropriate intake of vitamins, minerals, protein etc.
A deficiency, such as that caused by intentional strvatio.
Dr. Martin Tyson
Dr. Martin Tyson
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