Prevent Aging Skin By Avoiding These Foods That Age You
Foods That Age: Saturated Fats
It’s not new news that a diet high in saturated fat is bad for your heart—but saturated fat may also be a major contributor to aging skin. A 2007 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition study that looked at more than 4,000 middle-aged women concluded that dietary differences did appear to influence the degree of wrinkling. A 17-gram increase in daily fat intake increased the likelihood of a wrinkled appearance. And a study in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition found that people who ate more butter experienced more wrinkling.
The reason for the sat fat-wrinkle connection is those pesky AGEs (again!). It turns out that fats can also react with collagen to produce AGEs.