Skin-Problems

The Real Secret for Eliminating Acne

Most everyone can relate to acne since we all likely had some degree of it as adolescents. However, it plagues about half of us into adulthood. We know the routine: scrupulous face washing, avoidance of chocolate, and, when nothing else works, blame dear old mom and dad for passing on faulty genes.…

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Niacin: Is it Really Safe and Effective?

You may have heard about the study published in The New England Journal of Medicine that concluded that niacin is not an effective therapy for managing cholesterol as once thought, and that it can actually do more harm than good. But I want to assure you that this is just another example of the…

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The Benefits of Zinc: Essential for Optimal Health

Although it’s not as widely discussed as other vitamins and minerals, zinc is essential for health and well-being. Adequate levels of this trace mineral are necessary for optimal immune function, vision, prostate health, and skin health. Other benefits of zinc include its roles in wound…

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

When it comes to coconut oil uses, this fragrant oil is one exceptionally versatile natural product. What else can you eat, rub on your body, use to clean your house, and employ as a medical therapy? Let’s take a look at the many health benefits of coconut oil—and sort out the facts from…

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