We love veggies and you should too because sugar makes you fat, unhealthy, have mood swings, and also makes you appear old and ugly. We aren’t kidding! In fact, the noticeably youthful-looking female adults have found the fountain of youth and it involves the complete avoidance of sugar in their diet. Tell me more, please! Though sugar tastes delicious and we often crave more and more of it, sugar consumption actually breaks down collagen in skin, which causes skin to appear aged and wrinkly — ew, OMG! ‘Tis true girlfriend.
Okay, so excess sugar in our blood stream actually attacks healthy proteins throughout our body in a process called glycation, which is when a sugar molecule attaches to a protein. Glycation essentially hardens and makes your healthy cells sick. Sad face. Glycation is most apparent in skin, as our skin cells face the outside of our body, whereas most other proteins are internal and the damage can’t be seen as easily. But enough of that science talk already, how do I get the fountain of youth? Let’s talk sugar detox, stat!
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Aging and skin health are directly related to sugar consumption. A diet with sugar accelerates the aging process to increase fine lines, wrinkles, skin spots, sagging, spider veins, and collagen destruction and this damage can be irreversible if not stopped immediately!
According to Ron Cummings, founder and CEO of AminoGenesis Skin Care,
Excess sugar in our bodies is now being revealed as one of the most damaging elements to our appearance. As it turns out, these sweet little sugar molecules are leading a double life. After they pass over our taste buds and give us that amazing sugar buzz, these appealing friends of ours change their personalities and go on a seek-and-destroy mission…
Most of us believe that the sun or environmental factors are the key culprits to our aging, but this is not exactly the case. Glycation causes skin aging and wrinkles and external factors, like the sun, just accelerate the aging process even more so. Word of the wise, to stay looking young and wrinkle-free, you must cut that harmful sugar out of your diet now and replace it with nourishing vegetables. Just do it girl, you’ll be happier for it.
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