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The Role of Zinc for Acne

Zinc can be used as an acne treatment. Zinc supplements can help with acne. Learn how to use zinc for acne.

Rebecca QuinonezAugust 25th 2018
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Natural Supplements for Dry Eyes

How well do natural supplements work for dry eyes? Learn about natural supplements for dry eyes.

Nicole NagraniAugust 25th 2018
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Probiotic Benefits for the Skin: Foods vs Sup...

Probiotics, which come from the foods we eat, can be used for skin care. Learn how probiotics can be used for skin problems such as acne and rosacea.

Steven LamAugust 18th 2018
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Five Nutritional Supplements for Psoriasis

Natural supplements for psoriasis can help treat your psoriasis naturally. Natural treatments for psoriasis can be done with supplements.

Adrianna GonzalezMay 23rd 2018
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Astaxanthin is a Super Antioxidant for Your S...

Super antioxidants have many benefits for your skin health. Learn about a natural carotenoid super antioxidant that's found in marine plants and animals.

Nicole Olayon, MSNMay 22nd 2018
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Five Fantastic Supplements for Better Skin

Supplements can lead to glowing skin. Learn about the best supplements for skin whether it be vitamins or other supplements.

Nicole Olayon, MSNMay 21st 2018
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What Is the Difference Between Prenatal Vitam...

What is the difference between prenatal vitamins and multi-vitamins? Prenatal vitamins are often called pregnancy vitamins. Multivitamins can be used for many different things.

Ariel MaroonMarch 29th 2018
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Natural Treatments in Vitiligo

VItiligo leads to areas where the skin loses pigment. Learn about the research behind natural treatments like ginkgo, alpha lipoic acid, and diet.

Ashley DumontFebruary 21st 2018
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Fat Soluble Vitamins to Improve Psoriasis

Vitamins can be used for psoriasis. Learn about the impact of fat-soluble vitamins like Vitamin D and Vitamin K on psoriasis.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDJanuary 2nd 2018
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Water Soluble Vitamins to Improve Psoriasis

Vitamins can be used for psoriasis. Learn about the impact of water-soluble vitamins like Vitamin B12 can have on psoriasis skin.

Elizabeth Usedom, MDJanuary 2nd 2018
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Collagen Peptide Supplements and Cellulite

Research suggests that collagen intake can improve the appearance of cellulite. Learn how collagen supplements can be used for cellulite reduction.

Ramses DelgadilloDecember 6th 2017
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What Are Antioxidants?

Antioxidants can defend against damaging free radicals and premature aging. Antioxidants are substances that are known to neutralize free radicals within the body. Antioxidants can reduce and possibly reverse the damage caused by oxidation.

Jason Derico, NDSeptember 11th 2017
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What You Need to Know About Probiotics

Probiotics can help your gastrointestinal tract and stomach detox and eliminate waste from your body. Probiotics can also help detox your skin by eliminating bacteria.   

Steven LamSeptember 1st 2017
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Three Supplements to Incorporate for Sun Heal...

Vitamins and oral supplements can help keep your skin healthy. Click to learn how to boost your sun protection with these three supplements.

Alexander ArringtonAugust 10th 2017
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SugarBear Hair Vitamins: Fraud or Fantastic?

Have you seen the SugarHair Bear vitamins all over social media? They claim to make your hair grow and give you strong healthy hair. These hair vitamins may not be worth the money

Tara GhalamborJuly 5th 2017
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6 Surprising Signs You May Be Protein Deficie...

Common signs of protein deficiency involve the skin, hair, wound healing, and nails. Learn about the deficiency signs and symptoms of protein.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDJune 10th 2017
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Nicotinamide for Inflamed Skin

Nicotinamide is used to treat various skin conditions. Learn how your can use nicotinamide in your skin care.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 13th 2017
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Vitamin D from the Sun Versus the Diet

Vitamin D brings many nutrients to the body. One can get Vitamin D from the sun or from their diet, but which source is better for you, your health, and your skin?

Anna PleetMay 2nd 2017
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Preventing Skin Disease with Diet

Quick summary on the latest scientific evidence for foods that tackle acne, eczema, psoriasis, and skin cancer. Good nutrition can help prevent skin disease.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMay 2nd 2017
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4 Underused Supplements for Acne

Supplements can be taken to treat acne. Acne supplements can be great acne treatments. Learn how supplements like zinc and Vitamin A can help with acne.

Antonella Aguilera-Ruiz, NDMarch 27th 2017
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Gut Microbiome and Gut-Skin Axis

Your gut health plays a role in your skin. Research explores the relationship between gut health and skin problems.

Anna PleetMarch 27th 2017
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Probiotics: Can Beneficial Bacteria Help Your...

Probiotics for eczema, especially child eczema, is an expanding area of research. Learn about the relationship between probiotics and eczema treatment.

Alexandra Vaughn, MDMarch 27th 2017
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Vitamin D Supplements: What You Need to Know

Vitamin D supplements are important if you are not taking in the right ammounts of the vitamin in your body. Besides Vitamin D supplements there are tablets and capsules.

Anna PleetFebruary 7th 2017
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Four Nutraceuticals for the Skin

Nutraceutical supplements can be taken for healthy skin. Learn how nutraceuticals can promote healthy skin.

Anna PleetJanuary 3rd 2017
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3 Nutrients for a Skindulgent Thanksgiving

Beta-carotene, Melatonin, and Vitamin E are three ingredients that will help your skin at Thanksgiving dinner.

Raja Sivamani, MD, MS, APNovember 22nd 2016
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Prebiotics and Probiotics: What’s The Buzz Ab...

Probiotics and prebiotics have many benefits for your skin. Prebiotics are non digestible carbohydrates that stimulate the growth of probiotic bacteria in your gut. 

Dermveda Content TeamOctober 24th 2016
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Don't Miss Out on These Minerals for Your Ski...

Different minerals benefit the skin and hair. Minerals can help clear your skin and strengthen your hair. Learn about supplements and minerals for skin health. Minerals are important for radiant skin. 

Alexandra Vaughn, MDAugust 30th 2016
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The Evidence for Vitamin D in Eczema

Research has found that vitamin D may protect us against allergies. People with low blood levels of vitamin D tend to have higher rates of asthma, food allergies, and eczema.

Vivian Shi, MD July 15th 2016
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Probiotics: A Bacterial Balancing Act for Ski...

Probiotics can be used for acne. Learn how harmful bacteria can be fought with probiotics for the skin care.

Erika StalderJuly 13th 2016
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