Your Face Can Reveal Your Diet and Exercise Vices — Really!

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A puffy face that sags: Too much booze, not enough exercise

Everything in moderation, even Skinnygirl cocktails! Trade a night out at the bars for an evening walk or

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Photo by: shutterstock.com
A puffy face that sags: Too much booze, not enough exercise

Everything in moderation, even Skinnygirl cocktails! Trade a night out at the bars for an evening walk or exercise vids with your girls, and you'll strike the perfect balance.

"The Daily Mail" says, "Cosmetic surgeon Dr. Michael Prager says alcohol 'stresses the body, causing you to produce the hormone cortisol'. This hormone causes more fat to collect around the face, as well as triggering water retention around the cheeks, leaving a 'bloated-looking face.'"

And here's the deal about exercising and your visage: "Inactive people were more at risk of sagging, loose skin on the neck and fattening in the forehead and eye area. Exercise keeps blood circulating to the skin, maintaining collagen production."

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Fri, May 17, 2013 5:40 PM EDT

We didn't know it would be so obvious if we OD'd on sugary foods once in a while! "The Daily Mail" reports that cardinal lifestyle sins, like not eating enough greens and forgoing the gym for the couch, can literally show up on your face.

Here's a glimpse into what a few of the docs in the piece said about how food and your activity level can affect how people (actually) see you.

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