June 11, 2013

5 Benefits to a Gluten-Free Diet

I have horrible eczema on my hands and when I was searching the web for a way to treat it (something I wouldn’t usually recommend if you’re a hypochondriac like me) I found some interesting information about how eczema can sometimes be treated by following a gluten-free diet. Now, the idea originally sounded horrible to me — I mean how can I possibly live without my fried foods? However, after some research, it seems that living a gluten-free lifestyle can provide more than just skin benefits.

For those of you that don’t know, gluten is a protein that is found in wheat, grains and some cereals. One of gluten’s main roles is to keep certain food’s elasticity undamaged during the fermentation process of food production. A gluten-free diet is usually associated with celiac disease, which is a condition where the small intestine is sensitive to gluten. Recently, people not even suffering from celiac disease are turning to a gluten free diet to reap its advantages.

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June 1, 2010

Victoria Beckham Eats Healthy Food For Her “Bad Skin”


Even though my favorite Spice Girl was Sporty Spice, Melanie Chisholm, I was always amazing by Posh Spice, Victoria Beckham, and her beautiful skin. However, a new report alludes to the fact that Beckham’s clear skin isn’t as natural as I once thought. According to IndianExpress.com, Victoria Beckham has said that she has to eat healthy food because she has bad skin.

Of course certain foods are great for your complexion. Many common skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema can be traced back to an unhealthy diet. But it really surprised me that someone as chic and high-profile as Victoria Beckham would come out and admit that her healthy eating habits are fueled by her “bad skin.”
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