When our skin is itchy we usually just think it’s simply dry skin. We reach for our favorite lotion to slather on to make it stop. But what if the itch turns to a rash or hives and doesn’t seem to go away? Eczema, Psoriasis, Rosacea – these are just a few of the skin issues many of us suffer from that can be reversed when we actively work on it. But many times the solution goes beyond what is on the surface of the skin.
My guest Jennifer Fugo, is a clinical nutritionist with a passion to help women identify the root causes of their skin conditions. Her goal is to help women not just manage their skin issues but solve them! Join Jennifer and I as we take a deep dive into these root causes that turn up in our skin.
Here are some of the things we talked about:
- [4:28] A Tap on the Shoulder
- [6:15] 16 Root Causes
- [8:31] The Gut Component
- [9:12] It’s Not Always the Diet
- [15:37] Bugs Hijack the Digestive System
- [17:15] Phase II – Liver Removes the Toxins
- [23:34] The GI Track as a Barrier
- [27:53] Elimination Diet
- [29:37] Taking Away Food Not Always the Answer
- [30:56] Hidden Things Diet is Not Going to Fix
- [32:38] Elimination Diet is a Test
- [35:10] Rapid Fire!
- [42:15] What Do You Do Next?
About the Guest:
Jennifer Fugo, MS, CNS is a clinical nutritionist empowering women who’ve been failed by conventional medicine to beat chronic skin and unending gut challenges. Because she’s overcome a long history of gut issues and eczema, Jennifer has empathy and insight to help her clients discover missing pieces and create doable integrative plans.She has a Master’s degree in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport and is a Certified Nutrition Specialist. Her work has been featured on Dr. Oz, Reuters, Yahoo!, CNN, and many podcasts and summits. Jennifer is an Amazon best-selling author and the host of the Healthy Skin Podcast.
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