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sweet potato hash recipe
Alkaline-Friendly Sweet Potato Hash

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Sweet potato hash is a comfort food that fights inflammation. Yep, there is such a thing. And, it's a great alkaline food breakfast! Yep, the world is broken down into two kinds of people: those that think b...

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how to get the most health benefits from garlic
Garlic: The Toxin Fighter Superhero

By Cynthia Bailey MD

I never wondered how to get the most health benefits from garlic until I went to a nutrition-focused cooking school. I had taken the health benefits of garlic for benefit and thought of it mostly for its del...

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diet tips to clear up acne
3 Tips to Clear up Acne (Hint: It's Your Diet!)

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Diet tips to clear up acne are something new that dermatologists are finally talking about. Knowing what to eat and what foods to avoid gives you a greater ability to gain control over acne. The fact is that...

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get the most cancer-fighting power from tomatoes
Get the Most Cancer-Fighting Power from Tomatoes

By Cynthia Bailey MD

How to get the most cancer-fighting power from tomatoes is something every tomato-lover needs to know. Tomatoes are rich in the cancer-fighting antioxidant called lycopene. When I was shopping in the produce...

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World Health Day: Skin Care from around the World
World Health Day: Skin Care from around the World

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Today is World Health Day. Did you know that some of our best skin care routines in modern times come from ancient traditions, observations, and lessons learned from cultures across the globe? It's nice to g...

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turmeric tea for your skin
Seasonal Tea Recipe Everyone Will Love (Even Your Skin)

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Turmeric tea is good for your skin. It is a spice that grows in India and other Asian areas and is primarily used to flavor curries. It has a distinctive gold color and tends to stain things easily (so much...

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zinc supplements and fungal acne treatment
Zinc Supplements and Fungal Acne Treatment

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Zinc supplements and fungal acne treatment, do they work as an alternative acne treatment?  When medications or skin care products don't seem to get rid of acne, people often turn to other options, such as z...

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how to improve your complexion with green smoothies
Improve Your Complexion with Green Smoothies

By Cynthia Bailey MD

I’m a dermatologist and I think green smoothies can improve your complexion. In fact, I think they can be the fountain of youth for inner physical vitality - a vitality so strong that it radiates out into yo...

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vitamin d and sun exposure - is it a good idea
Vitamin D and Sun Exposure

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Vitamin D and sun exposure are common topics of discussion in my dermatology practice. You need normal to high-normal levels of vitamin D for optimal health. A number of diseases have been connected with low...

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face is more attractive after a good night's sleep
Your Face is More Attractive After a Good Night's Sleep

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Your face is more attractive after a good night's sleep - at least that's how it looks with that first glance in the mirror.  Is it an allusion or do you really look better? If so, what specifically changes?...

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zinc treatment for acne
Zinc Treatment for Acne

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Zinc supplements have been touted as an acne treatment for years. Low doses are typically considered safe for most people, but can zinc really help you get rid of your pimples? If so, what’s the evidence and...

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lifestyle changes to heal psoriasis
Lifestyle Changes to Heal Psoriasis

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Lifestyle changes to heal psoriasis can make a big difference in the course of this skin disease. We now know that psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory condition that is associated with other diseases such a...

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