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Frances Sizer + 1 other
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Frances Sizer + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305627994
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Vitamin A supplements can help treat acne.

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Summary Introduction

To review:

Whether vitamin A supplements can help to treat acne.

Introduction:

Vitamin A is an essential fat-soluble nutrient, which plays a significant function for several of the vital processes of the body, including bone development, cell growth, reproduction, immune system function, and is even considered vital for the skin.

Explanation

Vitamin A is a robust antioxidant, which assists in defending against free radicals. Free radicals can result in oxidative stress that can modify the surrounding of the sebaceous glands and make it easier for P.acnes bacteria to gather and form blemishes. Stress, genetics, medications, and some kinds of food can result in oily skin...

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