skin Archives | Chris Kresser


Skin Microbiota and Your Health
Two decades ago we knew very little about the role of the microbiome in human health. Most studies have focused on gut microbiome. Now researchers are focusing on the skin microbiome—with fascinating results.
May 3, 2016
Pills or Paleo? Preventing and Reversing Acne and Other Skin Problems
Acne and skin problems may not be life-threatening, but they’re associated with depression, anxiety, and social isolation. Paleo offers a safe and effective way to prevent and even reverse them.
January 21, 2015
5 Reasons Why Nearly Everyone (Even Vegetarians) Should Eat Gelatin
There are so many amazing benefits from eating gelatin, including improvements in digestive, skin, and mental health. So why aren’t we eating more of it?
March 6, 2014
How Paleo Makes You Look Younger, Sexier and More Vibrant
Did you know that the Paleo diet not only fosters a healthy body in terms of weight loss, but health in terms of hair, skin and nails? Read on for more.
February 14, 2014
Up-and-Coming Medical Apps
As our lives get more hectic and hyper-connected, people are becoming more acutely aware of the negative impact technology can have on our health. I’ve talked before about how the internet is rewiring our brains,...
December 20, 2013
The Roundup
Here is The Roundup, Edition 14, bringing you the best from around the web from the past two weeks! Blast from the Past A great study was just published illustrating the gut-skin-immune connection and the...
September 18, 2013
5 Uncommon Uses For Probiotics
Note: The Prescript-Assist supplements discussed in this article are no longer available. Please click here to learn more about a substitute, the Daily Synbiotic from Seed. Soon after the advent of the ‘germ theory of...
July 12, 2013
Nutrition for Healthy Skin: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Biotin, and Sulfur
Contrary to what many conventional doctors and dermatologists may believe, nutrition plays a critical role in the health of your skin.
August 31, 2012
Nutrition for Healthy Skin: Vitamin A, Zinc, Vitamin C
Certain vitamins, minerals, and other beneficial compounds are effective at treating skin conditions and improving one's skin.
August 24, 2012