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  • 1. Vitamins For Acne: The Truth About Vitamins And Acne Disclaimer: The information found in this report is for information purposes only. Read carefully this report, then consult with your doctor about vitamin supplementation.
  • 2. Vitamin For Acne: What Is the Real Role of Vitamins in Healing Acne Naturally? Right now you may be wondering if vitamins can alone is able to cure acne at any stage. In this article, we will attempt to give you the whole, holistic big picture in curing acne naturally and where vitamins fit in. Mike Walden, certified nutritionist and author of the book Acne No More says that acne is primarily caused by (a) hormonal balance and (b) toxins in the blood and lymph glands. While no vitamin supplement in its singular capacity can take on both hormonal balance and toxicity, vitamins play a critical role in helping the body by providing the nutrients to regularize body's hormones for maintaining healthy skin. When nutrients are deficient in the body, the body's own hormone regulation system end up malfunctioning, and this naturally leads to hormonal imbalance. What Vitamins Can Do For Treating Acne Easily the most important the important vitamins for acne are A, B (B- complex more) and C, E, magnesium and zinc. Combining these vitamins offer several benefits including: * stabilizing the body's hormones, * fighting free radicals, * strengthening of the immune system, * controlling the sebum production, * jump starting your body's healing process, * skin repair, * collagen formation, and * reducing stress Can You Cure Acne With Vitamins Alone? So, if vitamins offer so many benefits, is it safe to say that taking vitamin supplements alone can cure your acne? Health experts will tell you that acne is basically complex type of ailment that can be triggered by numerous factors, some of which are internal, some external. Thus, if you want to cure acne naturally and permanently, you need an equally complex therapeutic treatment. Vitamins at best can work as catalytic agents for regulating hormones, but they don’t address the problem of toxicity in the blood and the lymph glands. Vitamins for acne work when you go for a more comprehensive program. Consider holistic healing remedies because this approach tackles the internal contributing factors of acne breakouts. Holistic remedies, together with vitamins for acne, are sure to make your life acne free naturally and permanently. You can find effective holistic treatments for acne by visit this page.
  • 3. Which Vitamins Are For Acne: The List Read below to know which vitamins and nutrients are most important vitamins for regulating the hormones for producing healthy skin oil. Vitamin A (with carotenoids) Vitamin A strengthens the skin’s protective tissue and prevents acne. It helps reduce sebum production. Vitamin A is essential for the maintaining and repairing tissue, of which the skin and mucous membranes are made of. Vitamin A is also a powerful antioxidant for getting rid of toxins. A deficiency in vitamin A can actually cause acne. To fight acne, take 10,000 IU of Vitamin A everyday. However, if you are pregnant, do not take more than 5000 IU. Vitamin B Complex The B vitamins help to maintain healthy skin tone. They are also helpful in relieving anxiety and stress. Stress can be a major player in causing acne. The B vitamins should always be taken together. The vitamins in the B complex are Thiamine, Riboflavin, Niacin (Nicotinic Acid, Niacinamide), Pantothenic Acid, Pyridoxine and Cyanocobalamin. Each one of these vitamins has a specific role in promoting healthy skin, as well as overall health. • Thiamine (Vitamin B1) acts as an antioxidant ridding your body of toxins. It enhances circulation and assists in proper digestion. Recommended dosage to fight acne: 100 mg 3 times daily. • Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) Riboflavin works together with Vitamin A to maintain and improve the mucous membranes in the digestive tract. It is also essential for healthy skin, hair and nails. Acne is a symptom of Riboflavin deficiency. Recommended dosage to fight acne: 100 mg 3 times daily. • Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) is vital for healthy skin by improving circulation and helping your body with the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. A deficiency in Niacinamide will cause acne. To fight acne, take 200 mg 3 times daily. • Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) is popular for reducing stress. It is needed for the adrenal glands to function properly. Recommended dosage to fight acne: 100 mg 3 times daily. • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) is important in the functioning of your immune system and your antibody production. A deficiency of vitamin B6 can result in acne. Recommended dosage to fight acne: 100 mg 3 times daily. Vitamin C with bioflavonoids Vitamin C is a super antioxidant vitamin? that is required for at least 300 of the body’s metabolic functions, including tissue growth and repair. Vitamin C protects against infection and enhances the immune system. Bioflavanoids, on the other hand, have an antibacterial effect. Recommended dosage to fight acne: 1000 to 1600 mg 3 times daily. Ask your doctor about the proper dosage if you have diabetes.
  • 4. Vitamin E Vitamin E is an antioxidant vitamin that enhances healing and tissue repair. It prevents cell damage by inhibiting the oxidation of lipids (fats) and the formation of free radicals. To fight acne, take 400 IU daily. Chromium For acne, Chromium aids in reducing infections of the skin. To get the adequate amount of chromium in your diet, chromium should be taken in supplemental form called chromium picolinate or chromium polynicotinate. Chances are you are chromium deficient because the form of chromium in foods is not easily absorbed and is lost during processing; and high quantities of sugar in the diet cause a loss of chromium from the body. Recommended dosage to fight acne: 150 mcg per day. Zinc Zinc aids in tissue healing and helps prevent scarring. It helps prevent acne by regulating the oil glands. Zinc promotes a healthy immune system and the healing of wounds. It is also an antioxidant which helps to fight and prevent the formation of free radicals. Acne can be a sign of Zinc deficiency. To fight acne, take 25 to 30mg per day.
  • 5. Which Vitamin Brands Are Worth Your Time? Here are the top 10 out of the top 25 multi vitamin supplements selected by an independent qualified health authority from over 1,000 American and Canadian vitamin supplements. Take note that unless the vitamin supplement you're using is of a certain quality, your body will not be able to benefit from it, no matter what the label says. The following brand of vitamin supplements are regarded as "high quality", meaning they meet US standards for absorbability, safety, potency and purity. The list is culled from the book "Comparative Guide to Nutritional Supplements" by Lyle MacWilliam, BSc, MSc, FP. 1. Essentials (U.S.) 2. Ultra Preventive X 3. Extend Plus 4. Life Force Multiple 5. Elan Vital 6. Essentials (Canadian) 7. Basic Mindell Plus 8. Life Extension Mix 9. Maxxum 4 10.Super Complete The Problem With Most Vitamin Supplements The problem with the vitamin supplements is the vitamin supplements industry itself is is a deregulated industry, meaning the FDA Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) cannot control what products come out of the market. You will only find the ODS in action after consumer complaints. While there is nothing wrong with deregulation (they keep prices affordable), the lack of control has caused huge problems, including: • Many multivitamins not having sufficient quantities of their ingredients to be effective, • Vitamins that are not absorbable by the body, • Vitamin supplements that do not match their labels • A lack of information on the dangers and risks of taking vitamin supplements The vitamin brands listed are for information purposes only. Please consult with your doctor before deciding on which brand to buy.
  • 6. References: This report is based on the book by Dr. Robert Preston ND entitled, “Acne – How to Prevent and Overcome Acne Forever” and Mike Walden's Acne No More. Note: Keep coming back to http://acne.vitalnutritionals.com/ for more information about vitamins for acne.