Nutrient Deficiencies

Vitamin A deficiency and skin conditions

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin, it comes in two forms bio-available Retinoids or Carotenoids the form found in fruit and vegetables. The most significant factor about vitamin A is the distinction between retinoids and carotenoids. The vitamin A from animal sources is retinoids, also called retinol while plant source vitamin A is carotenoids, such as beta-carotene.

Vitamin D Deficiencies role in skin conditions

Fish oil the essential fatty acid lie everyone believes There is a huge trend promoting the health benefits of fish oils, polyunsaturated fats and essential fatty acids. What is the worry with this is the research against the health benefits is very suppressed. There is allot of research that flies in the face of the health benefits associated with these oils and acids. In fact, a great deal of the research highlights cancer increasing properties of the oils and acids. Polyunsaturated oils could be seen as one of the largest lies of the last decade and is directly causing an increase in cancer and health complications.