About 90% of women have or have had some degree of cellulite, currently considered the most widespread aesthetic skin problem in the Western world. Although no infallible treatment exists, certain factors can prevent or ameliorate the problem.
Cellulite, or gynoid lipodystrophy, is a physiological disorder affecting the subcutaneous tissue that makes it impossible for the tissue to carry out its normal functions of transporting food and oxygen to cells and removing waste products. Cellulite develops in several parts of the body, mainly around the hips, thighs, buttocks, gluteal area and abdomen, and is more common in women – whether overweight or thin – than in men. Read More
A scientific study conducted with over 500 volunteers has shown that eating sugar makes us look older than we really are. It seems to be demonstrated that sugar ages the skin (and is also fattening).
A team from Leiden University (Netherlands) selected 569 healthy volunteers and divided them into three groups according to their blood glucose levels after meals. Sixty independent assessors studied photos of the volunteers and tried to figure out their age. The results demonstrate statistically that those with high levels of blood sugar looked older than those with lower levels.