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How You Can Tackle Acne Inflammation With Proper Nutrition

How You Can Tackle Acne Inflammation With Proper Nutrition

Dealing with acne is tough, we’ve all been there.  You may have tried topicals at one point, or even Accutane, with little effect. What most people don’t consider is that nutrition (or lack of) plays a key role in the formation of acne. When your body is lacking in certain vital nutrients or is in excess of others, it can cause spikes in insulin levels, hormones, oil and inflammation.  Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet helps ensure that your body has what it needs to regulate itself and avoid causing situations like acne inflammation. And some of the best foods and...

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The FDA And The Supplement Industry

The FDA And The Supplement Industry

If you've ever visited a vitamin or supplement website, you might have seen the following disclaimer: "These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease." At first glance, it might seem strange to have this notice on a website, but upon deeper inspection, it's actually perfectly normal and required by the FDA in certain instances.  Why is that? First, let's start with the FDA itself and review what it is!  The FDA - what is it? The FDA, or U.S. Food and Drug Administration, is a...

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Behind Clear Within with Arrad Rahgoshay

Behind Clear Within with Arrad Rahgoshay

After spending years combating pimples as a teenager and eventually clearing my skin, I thought I had finally grown out of my acne. But as soon as I got into my early 20’s, my skin got even worse.  Deep cysts, whiteheads, and papules were popping up on my face more than I ever experienced in the past. I went through different dermatologists who gave me every single topical treatment you could think of, from benzoyl peroxide to tretinoin to adapalene to salicylic acid and so forth. Even after many months of trialing each topical treatment, the acne persisted.  With no...

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