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Vitamin A

I on Beauty: Chapter 10 - Six Dermatological Breakthroughs to Defy Age: Part I

Irene Michaels | Posted 11.16.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

Photo from the collection of Irene Michaels. While we may not yet be able to bathe in the Fountain of Youth, science is getting much closer to keepi...

The Best Birthday Gift You'll Ever Receive: Self-Compassion

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

One thing is for sure -- charting your own destiny can be extremely liberating providing you first lighten up -- on yourself! Have some self-compassion.

Processed Feud: How the Food Industry Shapes Nutrition

Andy Bellatti | Posted 09.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

Public health and nutrition dialogues need clear, explicit messages. Naturally-occurring sugars and added sugars are very different animals. The same goes for processed foods. How is it that a national nutrition organization can simply choose not to recognize that cooking a pot of oatmeal is vastly different from making a Three Musketeers bar in a processing plant?

How Our National Passions About Soccer and Our Tribal Passions Over Abortion and Climate Change and GMOs, Are All About Survival!

David Ropeik | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
David Ropeik

They all illustrate how the human cognitive system is driven much more by subconscious emotions than by a conscious objective analysis of the facts alone.

Skinny Dip!

Helen Agresti RD | Posted 08.26.2014 | Taste
Helen Agresti RD

Don't be shy. Dive right into this nutrient-packed skinny dip. The addition of zucchini makes our guacamole recipe even more refreshingly tasty. Zucch...

It's Time to Hold Accountable Advocates Who, in Pursuit of Their Values, Put Us at Risk

David Ropeik | Posted 05.19.2014 | Politics
David Ropeik

Golden rice is still not in use anywhere, because of opposition to GM (genetic modification) technology. Now two German economists have quantified the price of that opposition, in human health, and the numbers are truly frightening.

Nutrition Label 2.0: Bigger, Bolder, Better

Andy Bellatti | Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Andy Bellatti

These changes are undoubtedly a victory for health advocates. As First Lady Michelle Obama put it: "This is a big deal, and it's going to make a big difference for families all across this country." They could also create a crisis for the food industry.

Vitamins in Pregnancy: What's a Girl to Do?

Kelly Brogan, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Brogan, M.D.

Eat food, actual food, do it with loved ones, and in a state of relaxation. Then determine how research around supplementation can best support the unfolding of an infinitely complex symphony of information exchange between mom and fetus.

5 Skin Tips to Take You From Summer Into Fall

Cassie Fehlen | Posted 12.01.2013 | Style
Cassie Fehlen

Now that fall's officially here, everybody keep your cool -- I'll teach you how to keep that glow even though the humidity in the air has lifted.

Supplements for Those With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

If you are interested in using vitamin A or E supplements, check with your doctor first to see whether they are a good idea for you, or if simply eating a well-balanced, plant-based diet is enough for you to get adequate levels of these in your body.

Eating Orange Flesh

Professor Sir Gordon Conway | Posted 11.29.2012 | Impact
Professor Sir Gordon Conway

Many research and practice questions remain, but the urgency now is to see more growing and consuming of orange-fleshed sweet potato in Mozambique and the spread of the new varieties to other countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

LOOK: Vitamin A Awes At Swim Week

Posted 07.21.2012 | Miami

Vitamin A hit primetime Friday night at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim, having been designated this year's "Mercedes-Benz Presents designer" followin...

Emma Gray

In Season: 6 Summer Picks For Your Health

HuffingtonPost.com | Emma Gray | Posted 08.11.2011 | Healthy Living

The sun is blazing and farmers markets are popping up everywhere. Yes, it seems summer has arrived. Lucky for us -- and our bodies -- the early summer...

7 Ways to Make Your Turkey Taste Better & Do Good

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

Here are some suggestions about what you and yours might do with $100 or $1000 saved from unnecessary consumption this Holiday Season.

Sunscreens With Vitamin A May Accelerate Skin Cancer: FDA Knows Of Link

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (May 24) -- Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spr...

7 Gifts that Give Back to the World

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Richard Walden

This holiday season there are a number of ways you can donate to powerful causes in honor of family and friends that they would wholeheartedly endorse in lieu of a gift.