There is a very important reason to drink more water and eat more fats.... and use your hydrating serum and moisturizer: Impaired Enzyme Activity. "Impaired Enzyme Activity is the new terminology for DEHYDRATION. When skin is dehydrated it there is no "enzyme activity". Without enzyme activity, nothing happens. Enzymatic and chemical activity in the skin happen in the presence of a water based gel or substance like NMFs or GAGs. Without NMFs or GAGs no enzyme activity will oc
Got your attention? Think I’m crazy? Chicken skin is a functional food.
What is a functional food, you say? Functional foods are foods that have a potentially positive effect on health beyond basic nutrition. Proponents of functional foods say they promote optimal health and help reduce the risk of disease. So how could chicken skin possibly be a functional food after all we’ve been told over the last few decades? Well, let me explain. Chicken skin contains a molecule called