acne

The Gut-Brain-Skin Axis

 When I was a child I was obsessed with several things, but two of them were Motown Oldies and aliens. I also had a bad habit of hearing things rather strangely. A good example would be the song "It's in his kiss" by Betty Everett. For quite some time I thought it was actually "It's in his skin." Since I was also into aliens I kept thinking about would would be in his skin besides baby aliens? I must have seen that scene from Alien when my mother wasn't looking...

Keratosis Pilaris- Cured

Wouldn't it be nice if avoiding gluten, sugar, and other foods you are sensitive to cured EVERYTHING? It can make a difference in the quality of your life, but it's not magical.

Diet Delusions

 I meet them all the time- people who tell me that they would never try the paleo diet because their diet makes them feel awesome. Maybe they don't realize that a face covered with acne and a spare tire around their waist aren't exactly markers of feeling awesome. 

I thought of that when reading this NYT article about Alicia Silverstone where she eats a meal presumably loaded with inflammatory omega-6 fatty acids