Go Against the Grain to Improve Your Skin

We all lead busy lives with lots of nagging worries that distract us from paying attention to the more subtle messages that our bodies often give us. Your skin is one of your body's most important messengers, and the condition of your skin will often reflect your stress levels, dietary issues or inner health.

You may notice and respond to the more obvious messages like a sudden acne or rosacea breakout, but if your diet has been the same for many years, you may have accepted your dry skin, fine lines or redness as normal, when in fact your body has been sitting quietly at the back of the class with its hand raised, waiting for you to answer.

A good way to determine if your skin really is in its prime condition is to make some small dietary adjustments for a fortnight or so, and take a few minutes each day to pay proper attention to the way your skin is reacting (and if it reacts well, keep up with the changes!). There is a growing realisation in the community that sugar is no good for you, however another food worth avoiding in your quest for better skin is grains.

It's one of the harder things to avoid in our current society, where bread, cakes, pasta and rice dominate the landscape of available foodstuffs and grain derivatives lurk hidden in the ingredient lists of processed foods, however many people are finding that their skin, health and energy levels are all improved once they stop eating grains.

Why is this the case? Grains contain Phytic Acid, which blocks the absorption of calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc and copper. Your body needs these minerals to function optimally, and if you're taking supplements but still eating grains, then you may not be receiving the benefits you were hoping for.

A lot of grains also contain gluten, which can damage the microvilli in your small intestine, decreasing your ability to absorb nutrients and causing your intestinal walls to become leaky. This can create many unwanted digestive symptoms.

Another issue is the spike in insulin production that grains cause. The production of insulin is important for processing glucose and storing nutrients, however with the high levels of carbohydrates that we consume these days, our bodies can't cope with the insulin requirement. (This process also leads to a build-up of fat in your stores, if you need any more incentive to kick grains to the curb!)

All of these aspects affect your complexion, as the body uses the skin to release built-up waste (via breakouts) and when being fed with grains, struggles to find the necessary nutrients and minerals to keep it in prime condition. So we end up with dryness, more fine lines, pimples, redness or dermatitis, or even that dreaded phrase from friends, family or colleagues: Oh, you look so tired!

So do your skin a favour and experiment with your diet. Try removing grains and see what happens. There are plenty of resources and recipes on the internet if you're unsure what to eat instead of your sandwich or fried rice; a good place to start is to simply google for recipes from the paleo or low carb communities. But importantly, listen to your own skin and make the changes that it needs.

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MISMO MSM - 440g / Ultra-Pure Distilled - Pain Relief
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MISMO MSM

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THE BEAUTY, HEALING AND RESTORATIVE MINERAL

MSM is known to be highly effective in joint health, muscle recovery, sports nutrition, immune support, and healthy ageing. 

What is MSM?

MSM (Methyl Sulphonyl Methane or Dimethyl Sulfone) is an organic sulphur compound found in all living organisms. It is the purest and most bio-available form of sulphur, one of the essential minerals crucial to life and the regeneration of cells. MSM has traditionally been taken as a food supplement to increase joint health for flexibility and mobility, as well as for strong hair and nails, beautiful skin, and other health conditions from leaky gut syndrome to mild arthritis, osteoporosis, and psoriasis. 

Why do we need to supplement with MSM?

Natural MSM is largely destroyed when our food is processed and can be lost entirely when foods and ingredients are stored for a long period of time. MSM bonds with moisture, so any food which undergoes any sort of dehydration will lack its natural MSM.

For these reasons, and because MSM is so critical for almost every athletic function in active bodies, it is important to consistently supplement with a quality MSM nutritional supplement 

How does MSM work at the cellular level?

Collagen is the principal structural protein holding the skin together and is largely responsible for the skin’s mechanical properties.  Sulphur is integral to the production of collagen and elastin, and MSM is a source of organic Sulphur. 

Approximately half of the body's sulphur content is found in the skin, muscles, cartilage and bones.

How can MSM benefit your skin, hair and nails?

  • Protecting collagen against collagen degrading enzymes
  • Reducing fine lines and wrinkles by boosting collagen and elastin production
  • Boosting the natural production of Glutathione, one of the body's key anti-oxidants ... as an anti-oxidant, MSM will boost the immune system and reduce pigmentation and cellular damage
  • Acting as an anti-inflammatory agent by reducing the production of cytokines (compounds that cause inflammation)
  • Maintaining skin cell membrane flexibility and permeability, promoting an efficient exchange of nutrients and waste products to help keep skin clear
  • Helping to maintaining the body's pH balance

How can MSM help with joint health and support? 

MSM has powerful anti-inflammatory properties and can be used as a natural alternative to help reduce pain from mild arthritis and osteoarthritis related symptoms.

How does MISMO MSM help with exercise recovery?

Our muscles, skin, bones, organs, and connective tissue all rely on sulphur and without it our bodies can not function properly.  MSM is an important nutritional supplement for anyone living an active lifestyle, as it delivers the sulphur and methyl nutrients which are key to the structure of healthy cells in muscle and connective tissue.

MSM is valued by bodybuilders, strength, and power athletes because it supports healthy and flexible cell structures and can help reduce the inflammation of muscle tissue and can offset muscle soreness and joint pain caused by inflammation.

Where is MSM found and how is it manufactured?

MSM is found in the fluid and tissue of all living organisms. It is present in a variety of foods including raw vegetables, eggs, milk and fish, but is lost through cooking and food processing. One of the richest natural supplies is pine trees and cabbage.

Although MSM is abundant in nature, even the richest natural sources only provide MSM in the level of several parts per million. Commercial extraction of MSM from trees is not possible so a process is undertaken which parallels the natural oxidation that occurs in the marine atmosphere and produces MSM that is chemically identical to that found in nature.

Click here for a detailed explanation of how MSM is manufactured.

How pure is MISMO MSM?

Every batch of our MSM is rigourously tested by an independent laboratory to ensure the highest quality, minimum 99.99% pure MSM.

    How much MISMO MSM should I be taking?

    An average dose is between 2 to 6 grams daily. Most people take a teaspoon (approx. 4 grams) daily. If more relief is needed, increase the dose slowly. Can be taken in water or juice after breakfast, although there are no rules as to when you should take MSM.

    A word of caution ... some people find if they take MSM late in the day, after 4 or 5pm, they do not sleep as well, as it energises them. This is not a general occurrence but worth mentioning.

    WARNINGS: If taking Warfarin or strong blood thinners, do not take MSM without your doctor's approval. Not to be taken by children without a health professional's advice.  MSM can also interfere with the accuracy of the blood test for liver enzymes by sometimes producing false positive results. It is recommended you cease taking MSM at least 4 days before these blood tests. You can resume after the test.

    Is MISMO MSM listed with the TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration)?

    Yes, click here to view the TGA listing for MISMO MSM

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