Episode 96

Collagen and Nutrition for Skin Health with Dr Tim Crowe


January 11th, 2023

46 mins 31 secs

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*The information in this podcast is intended for Healthcare Practitioners.

Collagen has rapidly become a popular supplement for skin. But does it promote more youthful skin and if so, how?

Returning to the podcast today is nutrition expert Dr Tim Crowe to explore the research behind collagen and other nutrients for skin health. Tim does a deep dive on the physiology of exogenous collagen supplementation and its effects on reducing the signs of skin ageing, such as wrinkles and reduced elasticity. Learn the type and dose of collagen that has been shown improve skin health.

Additionally, Tim discusses some other evidence-based nutrients for the skin, namely the interesting UV-protective effects of various carotenoids. The conversation finishes with a discussion on the theory that a high glycaemic load diet can cause or exacerbate acne. What does the research say?

Tune in for another episode with straight-talking and fact-based Dr Tim Crowe to help cut through the noise to find the gold in nutrition science.



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