Sugar? No Thanks! The Truth About Glycation

Sugar? No Thanks! The Truth About Glycation

Written for and published in Dermascope Magazine, April 2019 by Dr. Annette Tobia “Sugar and spice and everything nice” is what little girls were said to be made of, which is a lot better than the “snips and snails” that was the stuff of little boys. As a young...
Seductive Sugar: Delightful on the Tongue, Detrimental to the Skin

Seductive Sugar: Delightful on the Tongue, Detrimental to the Skin

Kicking the sugar habit is no easy task. Researchers at Yale University conducted an experiment in which they showed participants the images of milk shakes and then conducted MRI brain scans. They found that the same reward circuits were activated in the brains of...
Warning!  Your Car Might Be Damaging Your Skin

Warning! Your Car Might Be Damaging Your Skin

“Woah, all I want is on the road again.” Willie Nelson sang the praises of being on the road, but he forgot to tell us that a car trip could have damaging effects on skin, especially for drivers. Turns out that the UVA blockage in the front windshield of an automobile...
Easter Sugar Shock

Easter Sugar Shock

Easter. It’s not just about bonnets and frills. It’s also about candy. And what holiday isn’t? Actually, only one holiday outdoes Easter in candy consumption. Ninety million chocolate Easter bunnies are produced annually. The largest chocolate bunny every produced...