Preventing Vitamin A Deficiency in the Skin

Vitamin A serves an essential function for the skin, as it is a key ingredient for cell renewal. Skin that lacks sufficient amounts of Vitamin A can be caused by dietary deficiencies, exposure to UV rays, free radical damage and chronological ageing.
May 21, 2015 by Cathy Mohr

Vitamin D and Difficulties with Absorption From the Sun

Vitamin D has positive effects on many systems of the body. In addition to helping with bone formation and strength, it has also been shown to improve the body’s immune function, prevent obesity and prevent a variety of diseases and disorders. Most people think that adequate amounts of vitamin D can be obtained from sun exposure. However, recent studies show that absorbing vitamin D from the sun through the skin is more challenging than previously thought.
April 19, 2014 by Cathy Mohr


You can’t argue with Science! Science Daily has published an article stating that “Vitamin A Helps Reduce Wrinkles Associated With Natural Skin Aging”.

“The wrinkles and brown spots associated with aging appear first and most prominently on skin exposed to the sun, according to background information in the article. “Human skin not exposed to the sun also ages but less dramatically,” the authors write. “In intrinsic, natural or chronological aging, skin loses its youthful appearance by becoming thinner, laxer and more finely wrinkled. These changes are readily appreciated by inspecting the upper inner arm.” Thinner skin results from a reduced production of the protein collagen and may slow wound healing, presenting a public health issue. “Safe and effective therapies to reverse the atrophy of natural skin aging do not exist currently,” the authors note.”

Read the full article over on Science Daily.