The previous couple of years of observing folks make the L. reuteri yogurt has gotten me pondering loads about pores and skin well being and look. According to the observations made in experimental animals by a bunch on the Massachusetts Institute of Expertise, MIT, between 2013 and 2017, I consider that many, if not most, of the results noticed in animals are enjoying out in people consuming the yogurt: lowered urge for food; enhanced social habits and libido; elevated muscle mass and energy; and smoother, moister pores and skin with discount of fantastic wrinkles corresponding to crow’s ft across the eyes and smile traces across the mouth.
Recall that, if we consider the experiments carried out at MIT, these results are largely mediated by a rise within the mind’s launch of oxytocin. There are possible different results mediated by way of L. reuteri’s distinctive capability to colonize the higher gastrointestinal (GI) tract and produce bacteriocins efficient towards fecal bacterial species, however oxytocin provocation is the possible rationalization for almost all of results.
Recall that, by making L. reuteri yogurt and ingesting one thing like 250-300 billion counts of micro organism per half-cup serving, we’re changing a microbe that practically all of us have misplaced, given this microbe’s susceptibility to widespread antibiotics corresponding to amoxicillin. Sure: that prescription for amoxicillin or different antibiotic for the higher respiratory viral sickness that was casually handed to you by your physician exacted a considerable toll in your general well being, together with the eradication of necessary microbiome species corresponding to L. reuteri and plenty of others. L. reuteri is ubiquitous in hunter-gatherer people, mammals, and birds, suggesting that it performs an necessary function in well being.
However this notion of changing elements in human life which are absent or misplaced bought me interested by the function of another elements which are likewise largely absent from fashionable life, particularly with an affect on pores and skin. Think about that we had been residing, say, 100,000 years in the past in Africa (earlier than the mass human migrations out of the continent). You come up within the morning out of your hut, cave, or different crude dwelling—what would you eat for breakfast? You and the opposite hunters in your clan would seize a spear, axe, or membership and monitor down an animal to kill. It would take you a lot hours to chase down a creature, usually a younger or injured older animal. However you and the opposite hunters would kill the creature, not uncommonly tearing open the stomach and consuming a few of the abdomen and intestines uncooked, then drag the animal again to your camp. You’ll then roast it over a hearth, crack open the cranium and devour mind, tongue, coronary heart, thyroid, thymus, liver, kidneys, bone marrow, and so forth., in addition to the meat and fats. The stays of the carcass can be boiled in a vessel to make soups or stews, mobilizing collagen from tendons and ligaments, in addition to from any remaining organ meats corresponding to abdomen, intestines, and coronary heart. Consuming the mind would give you a considerable consumption of hyaluronic acid, the grasp moisturizer of the physique: pores and skin, joint lubrication, mind, in addition to offering a wealthy supply of omega-3 fatty acids, DHA and EPA, and phosphatidylserine and different phospholipids. 4 ounces of mind additionally yields 7 grams of hyaluronic acid. Others in your clan would collect roots, tubers, berries and different plant matter wealthy in quite a lot of polyphenols, carotenoids, and fibers.
In different phrases, by consuming elements missing within the fashionable way of life, you’re including to:
- Dermal collagen
- Moisture content material of the dermal layer
- Sebum manufacturing (perceived as floor moisture and “glow”)
- Safety from daylight (UV)-induced irritation (“solar harm”)
- Anti-inflammatory results from elevated fatty acid manufacturing within the GI microbiome and improved intestinal barrier results
These results add up, for example, to discount of fantastic wrinkles and smoother, moister pores and skin. The anti-inflammatory results, each in pores and skin and body-wide, are additionally mirrored in pores and skin look and well being. In different phrases, pores and skin appears to be like more healthy since you are more healthy.
Producing improved pores and skin well being and look by restoring elements missing in fashionable life enhances the results obtained by making use of topical brokers to extend dermal collagen (e.g., retinoids) or improve floor moisture (e.g., hyaluronic acid serums). Be aware that topical formulations don’t enhance general well being, solely producing superficial results. The methods I’m speaking about right here generate well being that’s mirrored on the pores and skin—there’s a distinction.
The above reasoning is the rationale for the Oxyceutics Intestine to Glow product that I formulated. Ideally, supplementation of the elements in Intestine to Glow are taken within the context of all the opposite methods I advocate that additionally add to pores and skin and general well being: elimination of wheat, grains, and sugar and thereby lowering body-wide irritation and lowering inflammatory visceral fats; supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids, iodine, magnesium, and vitamin D that additionally add to anti-inflammatory and insulin-sensitizing results; and addressing your disrupted microbiome to cut back endotoxemia.