Metaflammation, inflammageing and nutrition for the skin

This session looks at the role of nutrition, the gut microbiota, and the connection to skin health and inflammageing. Fiona Tuck is an author, nutritional medicine practitioner and skincare expert. She is also known as the “myth buster” of the health and beauty world. At this presentation, Fiona will discuss how diet and the gut microbiota is involved in both metaflammation and inflammageing and how this affects crosstalk with skin cells. In this lecture you will learn:

  • What is metaflamation and inflammageing and how does this impact the skin?
  • Internal and external contributing factors and manifestations
  • Foods that increase, and foods that decrease the impact of inflammageing
  • Key dietary considerations – synthetic versus natural vitamins
  • Staying within your scope of practice
About Fiona Tuck

Fiona Tuck is one of the most well-respected skincare and nutrition experts in Australia. She has over 25 years of experience in the professional skincare and wellness industry and is known in the media as ‘the myth buster’. Fiona takes a forensic and often challenging approach to “all things” nutrition and skincare.

​Fiona is an author, Nutritional Medicine Practitioner, skincare expert, member of the British Dermatological Nursing Group and an accredited member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society. Fiona’s extensive experience in the professional skincare industry includes roles as International Training Manager for Dermalogica, Corporate Trainer for Aspect and Cosmedix Cosmeceuticals, Managing Director of Skinstitut and founder of Vita-sol nutraceuticals. Her experience ranges from nutrition, client consulting, hands-on skin treatments, industry educator, to product innovation and development, culminating in both brand and company development.

​​Fiona founded Vita-sol in 2017 with a mission to support skin, health and well-being with the highest quality natural ingredients without the use of synthetic vitamin supplements, fillers or excipients.