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IS SUGAR BAD FOR YOUR SKIN?

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Posted by 07.18.14

Glycation, the effect of excess sugar on the body, is a process I expect we will hear more and more about in terms of its aging impact on the skin. Glycation actually happens when excess sugars in the bloodstream bind with proteins and form advanced glycation end products, called AGEs for short, which cause protein fibers to stiffen and the skin looses elasticity. AGEs also cause skin cells to become more vulnerable to free radicals.

Obviously, white sugar and high fructose syrup contribute to glycation, but the process is actually inevitable. Whole grains, fruits, and vegetables turn to sugar too when digested. Enter the age of AGE fighting products and skin care.

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