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Healthy Skin Workshop - Nutrition for Skin Disorders
Gain practical knowledge on treating common skin disorders including eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, rosacea and acne, from the author of The Healthy Skin Diet and The Eczema Diet.
Topical Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome (TSW/Red Skin Syndrome) is a chronic and painful skin condition. TSW sufferers can have a wide range of nutritional deficiencies and sensitivities to foods and topical skin care ingredients. You will learn how to treat this skin condition in a gentle and safe way.
When it comes to chronic skin problems, one diet does not fit all. Gain insights into the different dietary approaches for treating each skin disorder, plus discuss the scientific research, causes and symptoms. How to diagnose food/chemical sensitivities to take the guesswork out of giving diet and nutrition advice. We will discuss in depth the food charts, nutrients and contraindications for each skin disorder, so you can confidently prescribe the right diet and nutrients for your skin disorder patients.
This workshop is suitable for current students, practitioners, and anyone interested in learning about skin disorders and to improve their own skin health
About the facilitator - Karen Fischer
Nutritionist Karen Fischer is the author of the award-winning book The Healthy Skin Diet and The Eczema Diet, and a former Nature Care College student.
Karen runs the Eczema Life Clinic in Paddington, where she treats patients with a wide-variety of skin disorders. Karen is a frequent guest nutritionist on Today Extra (Nine Network) and was recently interviewed on 7 News about her diet for eczema