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Summer has gone but your summer glow doesn’t have to.

Saturday, 1 October 2016  |  Editor

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Summer is over and the days getting cooler, you may be starting to layer on jumpers and cardigans as well as covering your skin until the sunshine returns next spring. 

Retaining your naturally glowing skin during the winter months is a greater challenge than in the summer.

Naturopathic nutritionists view skin as an organ of detoxification as well as protection.  The health of your skin is reflective of your inner wellbeing, with spots, blemishes, rashes and different skin qualities including inflammation suggestive of internal imbalances in health and function.

For example, if your skin is prone to hormonal breakouts, then it suggests that your liver may need additional support in its vital role of hormone breakdown and removal.  

The liver has an important role is the processing, neutralising and removal of toxins. These essential processes are largely dependent on the nutrients in your body and if these are not present in your diet in adequate amounts, the elimination of toxins including your hormones will be less efficient, causing them to be eliminated via other routes including the skin.  hence the potential skin problems.

Dark green leafy vegetables, beetroots, carrots, good quality proteins and plenty of water are all nourishing and supportive for the liver and what it is there to do.

Antioxidant nutrients such as vitamins C, E and A, and the minerals zinc, copper and selenium have powerful protective actions on skin cells.  Vitamin C is also utilised for collagen formation and repair: collagen keeps your skin plumped up (hydrated) and supple yet your levels of collagen decline as you age.  Smoking and sugary refined foods are well known to accelerate collagen loss and increase wrinkles and poor skin texture; quitting smoking and sugar are two of the best actions you can take to promote healthy skin and your health generally!

An important nutrient utilised in skin repair and management is organic sulphur, also known as MSM (methylsulfonylmethane). This has been proven to support skin firmness, tone and texture, as well as regulate the expression of certain genes involved in skin health. 

Research published in Natural Medicine Journal highlighted the effectiveness of MSM for reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and supporting skin health when consumed orally.

Natural food sources of sulphur include onions, eggs and garlic, though the nutrient is simple to take as a supplement, working alongside antioxidant nutrients to protect and nourish your skin all year round but you might also like to consider an MSM supplement. These include not only supplements in oral from abut a number of creams specially formulated to give your skin the lift it might need.

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