Your Skin as an Organ

Skin is our largest organ and reflects our general health just the way our heart does, for example. So the healthier we are, the better our skin will look from the inside.

Lots of filtered (not bottled) water, 6-8 foods with color daily, walking 4 times a week at the very least (and lots more exercise is better), limit alcohol to 1 per day maximum if you’re female (2 if you’re male), and avoid deep fried, white sugar and white flour.

If you do, you will have better skin, lose weight, feel better and project more confidence. Clean lungs go without saying.

Tips on keeping your skin glowing during menopause.

Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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Hi, I’m Dr. Irwin. I believe that consumers deserve a medically trained and unbiased skin care advocate.

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