Anti-Aging Skin Care and Diet Secrets of a Dietitian

Published:  01/19/2019

Maria Faires, dietitian and personal trainer sitting on a chair with beautiful skin

Maria Faires, RD

The quest for the fountain of youth might be a legend, but achieving a healthy, glowing complexion is absolutely possible. While a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle are essential for overall beauty, your skincare routine also plays a crucial role. Here's where creating an optimal skincare routine with the right products comes in to achieve your healthiest, most radiant skin 

This blog dives into the powerful combo of the right skincare products and a nutrient-rich diet. We'll navigate the world of anti-aging ingredients and help you craft a personalized routine that empowers confidence and a gorgeous glow. Let's get started!

Full disclosure, I am not a dermatologist or aesthetician. I am a registered dietitian and master personal trainer who helps women over age 45+ with sustainable weight loss, menopause relief, fitness, and active aging! 

Dietitian & Trainer specializing in Healthy Lifestyle | Weight Loss | Antiaging | Menopause | Fitness for busy women 45+   FOLLOW ME HERE 

I do have an in-depth background in chemistry and am a beauty enthusiast so I study dermatology journals and the latest studies to determine what will work the best for my aging skin. At 62, I am frequently asked what I do for my skin and am writing this blog to share. Everyone's skin is different. So I advise you to see a dermatologist or master aesthetician to further guide in in choosing the routine that is best for you. My skin care regime is designed with the goal of antiaging and clear, glowing skin. If you'd like to see what I recommend for acne issues, see this blog.  

The Food You Eat and The Lifestyle You Follow Makes A Difference

In addition to the following skin care regimen, know that the food you eat and the lifestyle you follow makes a difference in how your genes express the information coded in your DNA. Your DNA is the instruction manual, but food and lifestyle act like dimmer switches. Nutrients can affect how genes are expressed.They don't change the code itself, but can turn genes on or off. A bad diet might turn down certain genes or crank up inflammation genes. This is epigenetics, a fascinating way your choices influence how your body uses the DNA blueprint. [5]

Our lifestyle and diet can significantly influence epigenetics, impacting inflammation in your body. One of the strongest accelerators of aging is inflammation. Low-grade, persistent inflammation throughout the body disrupts cellular function and repair mechanisms [1, 2]. This can be triggered by factors like a poor diet, obesity, and chronic stress. 

Why Our Skin Loses It's Glow and How A Healthy Diet Can Help

Time and Environment Take a Toll: Our skin's youthful glow fades due to a double whammy: internal factors and external aggressors. As we age, collagen production naturally slows down, leading to wrinkles and a loss of elasticity (that's the "by nature" part). But external factors like sun exposure and pollution pile on the damage. These create unstable molecules called free radicals, which wreak havoc on our skin cells and accelerate the aging process.

You can combat these aging enemies through your diet. Here's where science comes in:

  • Embrace Anti-Inflammatory Powerhouses: A healthy diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and lean protein is key. Choose fatty fish, legumes, nuts, and colorful produce. Fill your plate with a rainbow of fruits and vegetables! They're rich in antioxidants like vitamins C, E, and beta-carotene, which neutralize free radicals that damage skin and contribute to wrinkles. Limit fried foods, processed foods, sugar, and alcohol, as these can promote inflammation and damage skin.
  • Easy Does It with Sugar: Sugar speeds up skin aging. Excess sugar attaches to skin proteins (in a process called glycation), weakening collagen and leading to wrinkles. (Study shows 25% reduction in glycated collagen with controlled blood sugar.) Studies show controlling blood sugar can reduce collagen damage. [6] Focus on moderation and limiting processed sugary foods.
  • Hydration is Key: Aim for eight glasses of water daily to keep your skin plump and hydrated from within. 
  • High Quality Lean Protein: Your body needs protein to produce collagen, the key structural protein for youthful skin. Include lean high quality protein sources like whey protein, fish, eggs, tofu, and lean meats in your diet.
  • Healthy fats: Include healthy fats from sources like nuts, seeds, and fatty fish. They contribute to cell health and may play a role in skin hydration.
  • Skip the Hype: While bone broth may sound appealing, there's no evidence it offers a unique advantage over other protein sources for collagen production.
  • Collagen supplements: The research on their effectiveness in boosting collagen production in the skin is mixed. Your body can use protein from your diet to build collagen.

Ingredients for Specific Skin Concerns

Anti-Aging Specific Ingredients: Retinol, glycolic acid (at lower concentrations than for acne), and vitamin C are all powerhouses for stimulating cell turnover and collagen production, reducing wrinkles and fine lines. Green tea extract and other antioxidants help protect the skin from free radical damage, another contributor to aging.  Hyaluronic acid plumps the skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.  Of course, broad-spectrum sunscreen is essential for preventing premature aging caused by UV rays.

For Hyperpigmentation: Broad-spectrum sunscreen is key to preventing further darkening. Retinol, vitamin C, and glycolic acid can help fade existing dark spots. Hydroquinone is a prescription medication that can be very effective, but consult a dermatologist before using it as it can have side effects.  Some botanical lightening agents like kojic acid may be helpful, but they can be irritating to some people.

Acne Product Ingredients: Proven acne-fighting ingredients include salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and certain concentrations of glycolic acid. Retinol can also be helpful for some, but it can be irritating. Zinc pyrithione can be beneficial for fungal acne. See my blog for an acne fighting routine.

Moisturizers: Look for ingredients like hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and glycerin, which help the skin retain moisture. Sodium PCA, petrolatum, and silicones can also be beneficial for some skin types. Salicylic acid and AHAs can be helpful in moisturizers for acne-prone skin, but be mindful of potential irritation.

Hyaluronic Acid Hyaluronic acid has an incredible ability to hold onto moisture - up to 1,000 times its weight in water! This plumps your skin reducing appearance of fine lines, reduces dryness, and gives it a healthy, dewy glow. It strengthens the skin barrier keeping moisture in and irritants out. 

Antioxidants: Just like our bodies, our skin benefits from antioxidants that fight free radical damage caused by environmental factors. Green tea extract, vitamin C, vitamin E, and ferulic acid are some commonly used antioxidants in skincare. 

Retinol: A form of vitamin A, retinol is a powerhouse ingredient known to stimulate collagen production and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Some people with sensitive skin might not tolerate high concentrations of retinol or the prescription form of retinol called Retin-A so choose a low concentration of retinol if that's you.

Prescription Retin-A fights acne by speeding up skin cell turnover and unclogging pores. It may also boost collagen, but sun protection is essential as it makes skin more sensitive. Talk to a dermatologist to see if it's right for you.

Microalgae are the tiny green superheroes of skincare! Packed with antioxidants, they fight wrinkles and sun damage. Some microalgae even act like hyaluronic acid, plumping and hydrating your skin. They can also soothe irritation and nourish your skin with essential vitamins and minerals. Research suggests they might even help repair your skin's natural defenses.

Niacinamide helps calm the skin and reduce redness, making it beneficial for conditions like acne, eczema, and rosacea. It plays a role in building and maintaining the skin's natural barrier, which helps keep moisture in and irritants out. By keeping skin smooth and hydrated, niacinamide may help reduce the appearance of enlarged pores. It can help address uneven skin tone and hyperpigmentation, leading to a brighter and more radiant complexion. Niacinamide may offer some anti-aging benefits by stimulating collagen production and protecting against free radical damage.

Peptides act as messengers, telling your skin cells to make more collagen and elastin, improving elasticity and reducing wrinkles.

Ceramides lock in moisture for a plump, hydrated look, form a strong barrier to shield from irritation and pollution, soothe sensitive skin for a calmer complexion, fight against wrinkles (as we age, ceramide production slows).

Tea is packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals, the unstable molecules that damage skin cells and contribute to wrinkles and aging. Certain teas, like chamomile and green tea, have calming and anti-inflammatory properties. This can be beneficial for conditions like rosacea, eczema, and irritated skin. Some teas, like white tea, may help retain moisture in the skin, leading to a plumper, more hydrated appearance. Different types of tea offer specific benefits. For example, green tea might be used for oil control, while white tea might target fine lines.

Glycolic Acid is an AHA (alpha hydroxy acid), is a powerful exfoliant that loosens and removes dead skin cells on the surface, revealing the brighter, smoother skin underneath. This can help with uneven texture, dullness, and clogged pores. encourage cell turnover, promoting the production of fresh, healthy skin cells. Some studies suggest it might stimulate collagen production, which helps maintain skin elasticity and reduce the appearance of wrinkles (though more research is needed).

What Is Inside My Skincare Drawer

An outline of an optimal skin care morning routine Maria Faires, RD

Understanding how skincare products interact and the sequence you apply them in is crucial for achieving the best results from your routine.

Want a peek inside my skincare drawer? While I can't recommend specific products to you without knowing your unique skin concerns, I can share my approach. 

Included are some of my current favorites in each category, along with alternatives. I'm a product rotation enthusiast, so you'll find some variety in the brands I use. 

Feel free to mix and match to create your own personalized collection! I have linked each product to Amazon for your convenience. I do get a small commission. 

Understanding how skincare products interact and the sequence you apply them in is crucial for achieving the best results from your routine.

This routine goes beyond just cleaning and moisturizing. It's about layering in exfoliants like AHAs and BHAs, targeted boosters, serums, and treatments specifically designed to address your unique needs like wrinkles, enlarged pores, dark spots or uneven skin tone.

Add in the targeted solutions daily, a few times a week, or even less frequently depending on how your skin reacts and what your concerns are.

My Skincare Routine

An outline of an optimal anti-aging skin care morning routine Maria Faires, RD

An outline of an optimal skin care evening routine Maria Faires, RD

Cleansers

A gentle cleanser washes away dirt, oil, makeup, sunscreen, and impurities, allowing your skincare products to penetrate better and work their magic. Skipping this step can lead to clogged pores, dryness, irritation,

CeraVe Hydrating Facial Cleanser A very popular and well regarded cleanser. Moisturizing with hyaluronic acid, ceramides & glycerin. 

La Roche-Posay Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Face Cleanser Daily facial cleanser with niacinamide and ceramides, for sensitive skin, moisturizing face wash for normal to dry skin.

Beekman 1802 Milk Scrub Oat + Goat Milk Exfoliating Face Cleanser  Fragrance free with jojoba scrub beads, good for sensitive skin. 

EltaMD Oil-In-Gel Face Cleanser, Gentle Daily Facial Cleanser  Removes hard to remove sunscreen and makeup, safe for acne prone and sensitive skin types. 

Matcha Hemp Hydrating Cleanser Daily gentle non-stripping face wash enriched with matcha and hemp seed oil, for all skin types.   

Fresh Soy Face Cleanser Super-popular Fresh Soy Face Cleanser, a foaming soy-based face wash  smooths dry lines and soothes visible redness with its soothing, calming formula. 

Youth To The People Facial Cleanser - Kale and Green Tea Cleanser - Gentle Face Wash, pore minimizer. Award winning. Antioxidant-heavy formula:Green tea extract, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, aloe vera for: Normal and oily skin, dullness.

Vanicream Gentle Facial Cleanser with Pump Dispenser  Excellent for sensitive skin.

Toner

Good toners deliver skin the ingredients it needs and come in many different formulations. Some are packed with antioxidants and nourishing ingredients that can add a layer of moisture and may contain ingredients to help retain it. Depending on the formula, toners might offer additional benefits like soothing redness, controlling oil, or adding a boost of antioxidants, and/or they can remove any leftover makeup or cleanser residue, leaving your skin feeling refreshed. Which one you choose will depend on your skin concern. 

Paula's Choice Skin Balancing Pore-reducing Toner Hydrating, pore treatment, oil control, even toning, soothing.

Charlotte Tilbury Glow Toner Daily Radiant  Niacinamide, peptides, sodium hyaluronate. Resurfaces skin, reduces pore appearance, and moisturizes. A top favorite. 

LANEIGE Cream Skin Toner & Moisturizer  An Allure Best of Beauty Award winner. Contains ceramides, peptides, white leaf tea water. Moisturizes and strengthens the skins barrier.

CeraVe Hydrating Toner  With hyaluronic acid for hydration, niacinamide improves texture and ceramides keep moisture in. 

Paula’s Choice Calm Nourishing Milky Toner for Sensitive Skin  For you if you have super sensitive skin or have rosacea or eczema. 

Pixi Beauty Glow Tonic  This contains glycolic acid which fade dark spots and brighten skin.

Dr. Jart+ Ceramidin Liquid Moisturizing Toner  Lots of ceramides so great for dry or redness-prone skin. This is an award winner. 

EltaMD Skin Recovery Essence Hydrating Toner Helps repair skin barrier damage, calm skin redness, and improve skin hydration. 

Antioxidants

Antioxidants protect against free radicals which are unstable molecules caused by sun exposure, pollution, and other environmental factors. Free radicals damage skin cells and contribute to signs of aging like wrinkles and loss of elasticity. Antioxidants act like tiny shields, neutralizing these free radicals and minimizing their harmful effects.

Drunk Elephant's C-Firma Day Serum Large list of antioxidants, 15% vitamin C packaged in a way to keep ingredients stable.

Lancôme Rénergie H.C.F. Triple Serum  Hyaluronic acid with vitamin c+, niacinamide & ferulic acid.

La Roche-Posay Anthelios AOX Daily Antioxidant Face Serum SPF 50  Vitamins C and E plus 50 spf. 

SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic  The gold standard! A dermatologist favorite. Addresses concerns like skin texture, tone, and sun damage.

Sunscreen

Sunscreen is essential, but not all are created equal! Here's a breakdown to help you navigate the options:

  • Face Sunscreen: Apply daily to your face, neck, chest, and hands. I personally avoid oxybenzone due to some potential concerns, but Octinoxate and Octisalate are good alternatives.
  • Physical vs. Chemical: Zinc oxide and titanium dioxide are physical sunscreens that literally block UV rays. While effective, they can sometimes leave a white cast. Chemical sunscreens, like those containing Octinoxate, absorb UV rays and convert them to heat, often feeling lighter on the skin.
  • Combination is Key: Look for sunscreens that combine Zinc for broad-spectrum protection (UVA and UVB rays) with Octinoxate for a lightweight feel.
  • Lip Love: Don't forget your lips! Tinted lip balms with SPF offer both protection and a pop of color.
  • Sunscreen Every Day: UVA rays, which cause wrinkles, penetrate clouds and windows. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen daily, even if you're indoors.

CeraVe Hydrating Mineral Sunscreen with Sheer Tint  Tinted mineral sunscreen with zinc oxide & titanium dioxide blends seamlessly for healthy glow. Love this! 

Paula's Choice DEFENSE Essential Glow Moisturizer SPF 30  Antioxidants, mineral titanium and zinc, based sunscreen, hydrating

Elta MD Sunscreen One of my favorites. Dermatologists' favories. Moisturizes with Hyaluronic Acid, TSA approved. Sheer, broad spectrum face sunscreen with Zinc, leaves no white cast.

EltaMD UV Clear Face Sunscreen, SPF 46 Oil Free Sunscreen with Zinc Oxide Protects and calms sensitive skin and acne-prone skin.

ISDIN Eryfotona Actinica Zinc Oxide and 100% Mineral Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 50  Great for mature skin. 

La Roche-Posay Anthelios Tinted Sunscreen SPF 50

Innisfree Daily UV Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 36 invisible sunscreen Chemical sunscreen that is hydrating, no white-cast, TSA friendly.

Elta MD Lip Sunscreen

Neutrogena Revitalizing and Moisturizing Tinted Lip Balm with Sun Protective Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen

MDSolarSciences Tinted Lip Balm SPF 30 – Sheer Hydrating Sunscreen for Lips

Retinol

Retinol is a powerful ingredient that can address a range of concerns. It targets wrinkles, pores, uneven skin tone, and acne. It boosts collagen, regulates cell turnover, and reduces inflammation.

NEOCUTIS Nouvelle Plus Retinol Correction Cream

Eau Thermale Avene RetrinAL 0.1 Intensive Cream, Retinaldehyde, Reduce Signs of Aging

La Roche-Posay Redermic R Anti Aging Retinol Cream, Reduces Wrinkles, Fine Lines - great for mature skin 

Paula's Choice CLINICAL 1% Retinol Treatment  Great for dark spots.

SkinMedica Retinol 1.0 Complex  Great for advanced retinol users.

Night Moisturizers

Night moisturizers lock in moisture, strengthen your skin's barrier, aid in repair with ingredients like ceramides, and can even soothe irritation.

Caudalie Premier Cru The Rich Cream - ceramides, shea butter, and hyaluronic acid. 

Paula's CLEAR Oil-Free Moisturizer

Clinique Superdefense Night Recovery Moisturizer

Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Retinol Pro+ Anti-Wrinkle Night Moisturizer Stabilized retinol and moisturizing hyaluronic acid. 

TATCHA Indigo Overnight Repair  Hyaluronic acid and ceramides.

Eau Thermale Avene RetrinAL 0.1 Intensive Cream  A good nourishing retinol cream for those new to retinol. 

CeraVe Skin Renewing Night Cream  Rich and nourishing with peptides, hyaluronic acid and ceramides. 

Understanding Exfoliants

Exfoliation is like a deep clean for your face. It removes dead skin cells that build up on the surface, revealing the brighter, smoother skin underneath. 

  • Goodbye Dullness: Dead skin cells can make your complexion look lackluster. Exfoliation buffs away this layer, bringing back your natural radiance.
  • Hello Smoothness: Exfoliation helps tackle rough patches and uneven texture, leaving your skin feeling silky soft.
  • Enhanced Absorption: By removing dead skin cells, exfoliation allows moisturizers and other skincare products to penetrate deeper, boosting their effectiveness.
  • Minimized Pores: Exfoliation can help keep pores unclogged, potentially reducing their appearance and the risk of breakouts.

Exfoliation can be done with chemicals or mechancially.

Mechanical/physical Exfoliation: Uses physical scrubs with small grains, beads or textured cloths to buff away dead skin cells. This method can be good for removing rough patches or stimulating circulation. When choosing a mechanical exfoliant, a dermatologist may recommend looking for physical exfoliants with small, soft exfoliating particles that dissolve.

Chemical Exfoliation: Uses gentle acids (AHAs or BHAs) to dissolve the bonds between dead skin cells, allowing them to be easily removed. This method can be good for targeting uneven skin tone or sun damage.

There are two chemical exfoliators. Hydroxy Acids: AHAs and BHAs. These are chemical exfoliants that remove dead skin cells and promote cell turnover.

  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs): These exfoliate the surface of the skin. Glycolic acid is a common AHA that can improve sun damage and dryness. Always use sunscreen with AHAs as they can increase sun sensitivity.
  • Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHAs): These penetrate deeper into pores to remove excess oil and dead skin cells. Salicylic acid is a common BHA, particularly helpful for blackheads and whiteheads.

SkinMedica AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser - Chemical and physical. Excellent for Oily Skin.

L'Oreal Paris Revitalift 10% Pure Glycolic Acid - Reduces dark spots, evens tone and reduces wrinkles.  

Dermalogica Daily Milkfoliant, Face Exfoliator, Powder Scrub Exfoliant with AHA and BHA - Chemical and physical. Good for redness, gentle. 

Beekman 1802 Milk Scrub Oat + Goat Milk Exfoliating Face Cleanser - Chemical and physical. An award winner. Good for sensitive skin. 

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Exfoliating Daily Facial Scrub, Moisture - Physical. A low priced product. Antioxidant-rich.

Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment -  Chemical and physical. Great for dry skin. This exfoliating treatment combines AHAs and salicylic acid for all skin types. Soothing ingredients minimize irritation (use 1-2x weekly).

U Beauty Resurfacing Compound - Anti-Aging Daily Serum with Mandelic Acid - Chemical. This luxury product takes the place of a multi-step routine! This powerful formula combines AHAs, hyaluronic acid, and vitamins to tackle wrinkles, discoloration, and pores. It aims to deliver brighter, smoother, and clearer skin with minimal irritation.

Neck Creams to Help Tighten Sagging Skin

Don't forget your neck and chest! This delicate area, often called the décolletage, shows signs of aging early.  It's thinner than facial skin and has less collagen, leading to a loss of elasticity over time. This can cause wrinkles, crepey texture, and sagging, especially with sun damage.

A consistent skincare routine can help keep this area looking smooth and youthful.

Look for a neck cream specifically formulated for this delicate area. The décolletage has thinner skin with less collagen, making it prone to dryness and wrinkles. Ingredients like glycerin and shea butter can help keep this area plump and supple.

During the day, choose a moisturizer with broad-spectrum SPF 30 or higher. This shields your skin from harmful UV rays that contribute to wrinkles, discoloration, and loss of elasticity.

Here are the most important ingredients to look for in a neck cream to target wrinkles and crepey skin:

  • Sunscreen: Use every single day to protect the neck skin from damage. 
  • Retinol: A powerful ingredient that speeds up cell turnover and can boost collagen production, leading to smoother, firmer skin.
  • Peptides: Act as messengers, telling your skin cells to make more collagen and elastin, improving elasticity and reducing wrinkles.
  • Hyaluronic Acid: A humectant that attracts and retains moisture, plumping the skin and minimizing the appearance of fine lines.
  • Antioxidants: Fight free radicals that damage skin cells and contribute to wrinkles. Vitamin E is a common antioxidant choice.
  • Moisturizers: Ingredients like shea butter provide deep hydration, keeping the delicate neck skin supple.

Neck Care Products

Here are the neck care products I've researched and chosen to use and some that are next up for my neck care routine – excited to try them! 

RoC Multi Correxion 5 in 1 Chest, Neck, and Face Moisturizer Cream with SPF 30, for Neck Firming and Wrinkles Has SPF and can be used on face and neck in the daytime

NEOSTRATA Triple Firming Neck Cream with NeoGlucosamine Oil-Free Décolletage Rejuvenating Cream For all Skin Types - An award-winning and dermatologist favorite neck cream that targets sagging skin. 

Crepe Erase Neck Cream for Tightening and Firming - Ultra Smoothing Neck Repair Treatment - contains peptides and retinol.

ACTIVSCIENCE Neck Firming Cream - Natural Anti-Aging Facial Moisturizer with Retinol Collagen & Hyaluronic Acid - Day & Night Anti-Wrinkle Cream - Firming, Hydrating Face Cream - Rich in retinol, collagen & hyaluronic acid that can help boost skin elasticity and provide moisture and firmness.

StriVectin Tighten & Lift Advanced Neck Cream PLUS with Alpha-3 Peptides™ for Neck & Décolleté, Smoothing Look of Wrinkles & Fine Lines, Improves Crepey Skin & Vertical Lines, for Soft Smooth Skin - excellent for tightening.

SkinMedica Neck Correct Cream has peptides, microalgae, protein, and botanicals.

Finding the Right Products: Craft Your Personalized Routine

Finding the perfect skincare products is a journey, and the best path is unique to you. Here are some tips to navigate your way:

Become an Ingredient Sleuth: Educate yourself about key ingredients and their benefits for your specific skin concerns. This blog post is a great starting point, but there are many reliable resources online and in libraries.

Read Reviews with a Critical Eye: Reviews can offer valuable insights, but remember, everyone's skin is different. 

Patch Test Before Diving In: When trying a new product, always do a patch test on a small area of your inner arm first. This helps identify any potential allergies or sensitivities before applying the product to your entire face.

Listen to Your Skin: Pay attention to how your skin reacts to different products. If you experience irritation, redness, or excessive dryness, discontinue use and consult a dermatologist.

Dermatologists: A dermatologist is a licensed professional who can assess your skin, recommend personalized product choices, and address any underlying skin conditions. Don't hesitate to schedule a consultation if you have concerns or persistent problems.

Remember: There's no one-size-fits-all approach to skincare. By understanding your skin's unique needs and researching quality ingredients, you can build a routine that keeps your skin healthy and radiant.

Citations

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[2] Furman, D., Campisi, J., Verjijenko, A., et al. (2017). Chronic inflammation in the elderly: Stressing the importance of cellular senescence. Immunology and Aging, 14(1), 17. 

[3] Nutrition and aging skin: sugar and glycation. Nguyen HP, Katta R. Skin Ther Lett. 2015 Nov;20(6):1-5. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20620757/

[5] Moore, C. S., Aiken, L. M., Alonso, L. C., Chandramohan, V., Duester, G., & Gupta, R. K. (2018). Long-term high-fat diet exposure promotes site-specific histone modifications and suppresses Pparg expression in adipose tissue. Cell Metabolism, 27(4), 877-891.e5. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8508752/)

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