Your complexion can reveal a lot more about your health than simply whether you are dehydrated or have spent too much time in the sun. In fact, how your skin looks can be a strong indication of whether you’re making the best food choices for your body. That’s because food allergies and intolerances can compromise the digestive and immune systems, giving rise to acne, eczema, rosacea, and other bothersome skin conditions.
Casein? Albumin? If you’re like most Americans, you have no idea what these formal words mean. But if you’re one of 7 million Americans who suffer from food allergies, you’re probably quite aware these terms refer to milk and eggs, respectively. The problem? According to a recent investigation by the Food and Drug Administration, 25 percent of manufacturers investigated failed not only to list the formal names of these and other common allergens, they do not list all the ingredients found in their products whatsoever.