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Dr. Arianne Shadi Kourosh is a board-certified dermatologist and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Harvard Medical School. She graduated from the University of Virginia with numerous honors and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, receiving the institution’s Excellence Award in Dermatology.
Dr. Kourosh is well-known for her commitment to patient advocacy and solving public health problems for patients with skin disease. Her accomplishments include development of the Skin Advocate iPhone App, a free iPhone application that connects patients with patient advocacy organizations for their skin conditions; published articles in the Journal of the American Academy of Derma
There has been a major backlash during the first days of 2013 with detoxes falling hopelessly out of favor. The reasons being are several-fold: first of all, who really can give up flour, dairy, meat, fish, alcohol, and caffeine, and embrace deprivation, hunger, and kale when the previous month’s diet has consisted of a steady stream of eggnog? And on a results-driven level, does giving up everything good really help your health and ultimately, your skin?
A cautionary tale: about 12 years ago, I embarked on a four-week detox, giving up all of the above—and, as it turned out, my sense of humor. Sure, I lost weight, but not the good kind on my muffin-top. Instead I lost fat on my f
We may be used to it, but at BITB’s London HQ, feeling the temperature plummet hasn’t done much to lift our spirits across the pond. Having said that, the launch of Tiffany Skate, at the beautiful Somerset House ice rink, has started to make us feel a bit Christmassy, at least. Sadly, the cold weather is really playing havoc with our skin…and our diet. Like a lot of people, the cold weather tends to make some of us comfort-eat and we all know that come January we’ll regret that extra mince pie and super-sized, super-stodgy meal.
If you are likely to go on a crash diet in the New Year to get back to square one and regain your pre-Xmas figure, then be realistic. Are you able to ac