So I 'm going to share my favorite resource for healthfully decadent desserts because I also want to talk about your skin, and your second skin and AGEing.Fascia is essentially our second skin, covering muscle, nerve, joints and organs. It' s located beneath our skin layer, acting as a deeper inner skin layer that weaves throughout the body. I 've heard it described as saran wrap for the the inside of the body. Fascia acts as a communicator transmitting input from one area to the body to another. If you' ve ever had a great foot massage and your headache clears or your shoulders relax, well that 's likely thanks to the complex web of fascia loosening. Your entire body is connected by this fibrous collagen filled inner or "second skin".By focusing on fascia health, we can begin to change the inner communication system of the body, creating fluid relaxed movement, supple skin and subcutaneous fat redistribution. Our goal with improving the health of our inner, or second skin, is to nurture this tissue by supplying it with collagen-enhancing nutrients and avoiding things that will degrade collagen.As I mentioned in my newest book, The Fascia Fix Food Plan, the number one fascia buster is sugar!Excess dietary sugar binds to collagen and goes through a process called glycation where these new sugar linked proteins, appropriately called AGE' s (advanced glycation end products) cause inflammation andContinue reading
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