The link between diet and skin health seems obvious but is still being debated by most Western medicine physicians. Like every organ in the body, skin relies on the consumption of critical nutrients including water, vitamin C, and other vitamins and minerals. However, the brilliant design of the body does allow for wide variations in food consumption while still maintaining its functions with relative ease. Does eating superfoods or using them in skin care provide a unique advantage? It is a question worth exploring.
Aging can be described as a failure of cells to replicate themselves while holding their original, optimal standards. The decline in cellular function and health is primarily caused by toxins, pathogens or emotions that affect DNA and other components of the cell. The theory of free radical damage being the primary factor in aging carries too much weight because it seems that 99.9% of free radicals are health promoting and the above-mentioned causes are the only reason that uncontrolled free radical damage occurs.
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Ben Johnson, MD is a physician, inventor, and entrepreneur who has spent the last 25 years dedicated to solving some of the world’s most challenging skin and health conditions. He holds multiple patents related to skin care and wellness as a result of his unparalleled research and philosophies pertaining to the skin-body connection. Dr. Johnson founded Osmosis Beauty with a revolutionary approach that is changing the direction of skin care, away from excessive exfoliation and renewing the focus of dermal remodeling, barrier and DNA repair, and detoxification. He has found that the skin and body are capable of healing themselves with the proper tools and the removal of toxic influences.