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3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

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11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

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Eating For Your Skin

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You have probably heard the saying, “you are what you eat”. As it turns out, this one is true. A healthy diet is important not only for your overall health, but for your skin health as well. You can help control the way your skin looks and feels just by what you choose to put in your mouth. Eating for your skin goes beyond avoiding chocolate and sodas to avoid teen acne. Your diet influences your skin through all stages of life. Dermatologist Joely Kaufman-Janette, MD, assistant professor and director of the Aging and Geriatric Skin Center reminds us that, “Part of choosing a diet for good looking skin is just eating to keep yourself healthy because your health is reflected through your skin.”

Here are a few foods that you may consider adding to your diet if you want your skin to have a healthy glow and more youthful elasticity.

  • #1 Blueberries – Because of its antioxidant-rich properties, this fruit will fight the signs of aging for you, even in your skin.
  • #2 Fish – Your skin needs healthy fat sources and fish is a great way to get essential omega-3 fatty acids. It will give your skin oil without clogging your pores. Eliminate the saturated fat from your diet but keep some healthy fat so that your skin doesn’t appear dull and dry.
  • #3 Whole Grains – Did you know that poor digestion is reflected in your skin? Eating more whole grains instead of refined carbs will aid in digestion, keep insulin levels stable and thus produce healthier skin.
  • #4 Water – There is no doubt that the most important beverage for your skin is water. Your skin actually contains molecules that bind water. You’ll lose that youthful plumpness in your skin if you are not drinking enough H2O.

There are plenty of other foods that contribute to your skin health, but a basic goal of a well-rounded diet that includes fruits, vegetables and healthy fats will benefit your skin appearance most. Olansky Dermatology Associates believes in the powerful role that nutrition plays in your skin health. Decide what you can eat today that can change the way your skin ages tomorrow.

Posted on behalf of Dr. Jodi E. Ganz, Olansky Dermatology Associates

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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

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This was probably the best experience I’ve ever had going to a dermatologist. Every interaction I had with the staff was pleasant and they were so helpful. I had accidentally cancelled my appointment and the girls at the front desk help me get in so I could be seen and someone could help me. Which I really appreciated, most places would have just turned me away. The doctor or pa I saw that day I can’t remember her name was lovely and took great care of me. I will be going to Olansky’s going forward. You will not be disappointed! The staff is excellent!

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Dr. Bender honestly changed my life around. I had extremely bad hormonal and cystic acne, and have been told for years that there is nothing I can do but wash my face and etc.. Dr. Bender gave me hope that there is hope she helped get my confidence back and now I’m finally free. She cares about her patients and takes her time with you every visit. If you need help in anything derma-logical then you really need to go to her.

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The doctors and PA’s are great and very knowledgeable. I never have to wait to long and the office staff is always very nice. I also take my son there and they are great with him as well. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology.

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Olansky Dermatology is wonderful! Our whole family goes. My daughter has had terrible eczema through the years and both my kids had mollescum too. They always make things better and spend time explaining whats wrong and how to fix it.

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I recently had a couple appointments at Olanksy Dermatology and was seen by Julia Lee. Julie was excellent and quickly took care of the issue I was having with my skin. I would highly recommend Olansky Dermatology and especially Julia Lee to anyone in need of a dermatologist.

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My husband is a patient of PA Sharon Doering I appreciate all she did for my spouse. She’s very down to earth & made him feel comfortable. Sharon communicated in a way that he can understand.
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Lisa H.

I see the physician assistant Sharon Doering and she has drastically improved my skin! I highly recommend this practice and their brilliant thourough doctors. I finally have glowing skin!

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I have had excellent experience at Olansky Dermatology. Dr Burger is meticulous and thorough and has a most pleasant and calm manner. I have every confidence in her and this office.

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Kishan P.

I was actually running a bit late, but they were very friendly and knowledgeable about what was going on with my skin. And also very timely.I will definitely stick with them!

Khol S.

Very professional and pleasant staff. When I arrived at my appointment this afternoon I was informed that my doctor called out sick and they tried calling to let me know but I just recently changed my number so they were unable to reach me. The receptionist was so sweet and helpful. Instead of leaving and making a new appointment they fit me in without an issue and without any waiting.

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Dr. Ilyas was highly recommended to me so I decided to change dermatologists. I am so glad as I am pleased with his expertise and his highly professional manner. I am also delighted with Emily Raville, Aesthetician. She does a wonderful job and I am recommending her to my friends as well. I am completely satisfied – can’t get any better than that!