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Why 75% of Americans Don’t Get Enough Vitamin D

January 22, 2010 by  
Filed under Nutrition

The national campaign to keep us out of the sun has finally caught up with us. The result?

A study from the prestigious Archives of Internal Medicine found that an astounding three out of four Americans don’t get enough vitamin D.

Here’s why you should care:

The Dietary Acne Cure

January 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Skincare

Something they told me in medical school has to be wrong. I’ve been seeing more and more acne in mature adults. Yet convention claims that the primary cause is genetic. If it were genetic, how can it change in a single generation?

One thing is for certain: It’s not just a teenage problem anymore. Nowadays about 40 % of men continue to endure acne past the age of 25. Even more surprising, 12% of all middle-aged women suffer from acne.1 If you suffer from facial blemishes as an adult, you know how troublesome it can be…

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