From the Preface of Skin in Health and Disease
The skin is a sensing, reactive, dynamic surface that covers the body. The
skin is treated as an organ in biology and medicine and like other organs, the
skin offers many vital services and has specific requirements to remain fully
functional. Unlike other organs, the skin is exposed to the environment and
suffers damage from the sun, the air, and water The skin is exposed to foreign chemicals that do damage. Some chemicals are
deliberately applied to the skin, others are in the environment. Areas of skin
are infected almost daily. Some infections are acute and even life-threatening,
other infections are chronic and difficult to treat. Fungal infections are the
Skin diseases are numerous and the skin is involved in over a thousand
systemic diseases including genetic disorders. This book focuses on the most
common skin disorders that can be controlled by changes in skin care, diet and
the environment. Eczema, for example, is sometimes an expression of food
allergy, or allergy to contact materials. Dermatologist may deny the food
allergy causes, so that their patients often have to make independent decisions.
In all aspects of medicine, I advocate responsible self-management and offer
this book as primer and reference for self-managers with skin problems.
There have been big changes in dermatology in the past decade. Skin care
products have proliferated and their claims are exaggerated beyond any
reasonable interpretation of skin science. Many dermatologists have moved from
treating disease to offering cosmetic advice and procedures such as chemical
peels, botox and lasers. Plastic surgeons are busy removing subcutaneous fat and
sagging skin. New more effective and more risky immune blocking agents have been
introduced to treat eczemas and psoriasis. Patients need more and better
information to make good choices about the care of their skin.
Many skin problems come from the inside and often show dietary problems with
dramatic displays of pimples, rashes, flushing, bumps, hives, blisters and
Eight major causes of poor skin condition, premature aging and disease
- Sun exposure
- Wrong food & malnutrition
- Air pollution
- Food Allergy
- Contact allergy
- Contact allergens, irritants and toxins
Nutritional Rescue from several chronic and severe skin disorders involves
complete diet revision and nutritional supplements. The Alpha Nutrition Program is
recommended as a versatile method of diet revision that can clear several common
Skin in Health and Disease
is a book about skin health and skin care
that offers solutions to specific skin disorders. The good news for many suffers some chronic skin disorders is that
complete diet revision will often improve and sometimes resolve skin symptoms.
This book focuses on the most common skin disorders that can be controlled by
changes in skin care, diet and the environment. Eczema, for example, is
sometimes an expression of food allergy, or allergy to contact materials.
Dermatologist may deny the food allergy causes, so that their patients often
have to make independent decisions. In all aspects of medicine, we advocate
responsible self-management and offer this book as primer and reference for
self-managers with skin problems.
The book, Skin in Heath and Disease is intended to be used with the Alpha
Nutrition Program. This text provides background knowledge, helpful in
understanding skin disorders and the relevance of diet revision. Often a food
Alpha ENF is the best way to begin recovery
and the Alpha Nutrition program is an ideal way to design a safer, healthier
long-term diet. If diet revision is appropriate to solve your Skin Disorders,
you can order the the Starter Pack Option.
We recommend diet revision to people with
- Moderate to severe eczema
- Persistent or recurrent hives of more than 4 weeks duration
- All skin disorders associated with digestive disorders.
- All skin disorders associate with inflammatory arthritis
- All skin disorders associated chronic ill-defined illnesses.
- Dermatitis Herpetiformis
- Moderate to Severe Psoriasis
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started solving your health problems. The starter packs are sold at discounts to
make it easier and affordable for you to learn more and try our nutrient
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