🍎 Health Hack ~ Adios Sugar

Saying sayonara to sweets may also slow your skin’s aging process, per a paper published November 2015 by the Baylor College of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology. “Excessive sugar in the bloodstream attaches to proteins such as collagen and elastin to form harmful new molecules called advanced glycation end products, or AGEs. AGEs damage collagen and elastin, causing them to become dry and brittle, which leads to wrinkles and sagging,” Dr. Batra says. “The less sugar you eat, the fewer AGEs you develop.”

Livestrong.com

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