Saturday, March 17, 2007

The best defence against wrinkles

For our skin his advice is simple: instead of taking cocktails of supplements, just stay away from sugary, refined carbohydrates such as muffins and biscuits, cakes, puddings, sweets and sugar-rich drinks. In other words: the GI diet is both good for your weight and vital for your skin.

These “high-GI foods” are rapidly digested, quickly raising levels of sugar in our blood, which triggers large amounts of the hormone insulin to be released to help to return the sugar level to normal. According to Dr Perricone, controlling blood sugar is the single most important antiageing step we can take to help to age beautifully, prevent wrinkling and preserve lean muscle mass.

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