Category: Food and Skin

Curcumin Can Help In Preventing Inflammation And Skin Symptoms of Psoriasis and Lichen

Couple of people have in the past few months mentioned they are taking curcumin or turmeric supplements to help with their Lichen Sclerosus and while it’s impossible to say if curcumin has been the main reason their symptoms have improved, they believe in it strongly, and it certainly isn’t hurting. Curcumin is a component of […]

October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Wheat – Friend or Foe

Wheat has been on my mind a lot as I have now over a year of experience with how it impacts my skin, and as much as I love pasta and can’t live without it sometimes, if I splurge more than one day in a row, I can see immediate effects on my skin. I […]

October 7, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Foods and Nutrition for Helping Heal Leaky Gut Syndrome

To heal a leaky gut, you need to calm down the inflammatory process in your intestines; eliminate the damage being done ; “reseed” the intestines with beneficial bacteria; build up liver function and possibly take prescription drugs to control yeast / fungi overgrowth, such as candida. There are medical tests to find out if you […]

May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Leaky Gut Syndrome and Why It Could Be Important To Your Skin

Psoriasis and Lichen Sclerosus both have long been known to react to foods as triggers. Part of the reasoning has been that the person is sensitive or allergic to a specific food and the immune system responding to deal with the food entering the body has then allowed the skin condition to flare up as […]

May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments More

Experiences with the Food Sensitivity Diet

I first heard of the diet through my doctor, who practices functional medicine and was determined a lot of my skin issues (and other health issues) were caused by food sensitivities. I have no allergies, food or otherwise, so I was skeptical but as any of you who suffer from severely itchy skin will know, […]

April 9, 2012 | 2 Comments More