I was checking my email and raised an eyebrow at one of the subject lines: “This harmful ingredient lurking in everyday foods!” After, “How in the hell did I get on this woman’s email list?” My next thought was, “What is this alleged harmful ingredient, and how irritated will I be when I find out what it is?” Allow me to debunk this nutrition pseudoscience.
What you eat matters to both skin and health, but so does how you cook it. It’s summertime, which means few things are better than tossing dinner on the grill. Unfortunately, the process of grilling meats produces advanced glycation end products (AGEs), compounds which may contribute to premature aging in your skin. So what’s a grillmaster (or those who benefit from their efforts) to do?