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  • Tretinoin Cream Research Paper

    For those who do not want to try obtaining a prescription, there are over-the-counter creams that can be used, known as retinols. Retinols work similarly to the way tretinoin creams do, however, they are not as potent. When absorbed by the skin, retinol is converted into retinoic acid, which is what Retin-A is, but the process of conversion by the skin makes the retinol somewhat ineffective, especially when treating acne. It is converted to a form that is significantly weaker than the prescription strength of tretinoin creams, therefore, it will take a considerably longer time to achieve the desired…

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  • Analysis Of The Murad Age Renewal Serum

    The anti-aging product I am researching is the Murad Age Renewal Serum. I found the product through the Murad website; I found this product because I always receive free samples from the Murad company and wanted to further research their products. The Murad products page is attached The price quotes according to the Murad products webpage is 88$ 1.0 FL OZ. The active ingredients within the products are retinol, sodium hyaluronate, tocopherol acetate (a form of Vit E)…

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  • Green Sea Turtles Case Study

    SUPP population (4.8 g/dL) when compared to the UNSUPP group (2.9 g/dL). The packed cell volume in the SUPP group was 32.5% compared to 28% in the UNSUPP group. The analysis using the Ortho Vitros 250 showed differences in levels for everything besides carbon dioxide, amylase, low density lipoproteins, and creatinine kinase. All the differences except lipase were higher in the SUPP group, but lipase levels were higher in the UNSUPP group. The total protein, albumin: globulin ratio, albumin,…

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  • 4 Risk Factors For Cardiovascular Disease

    functions in the body Assist with the synthesis of collagen Assist with DNA synthesis Acts as antioxidant to prevent the damage of tissues/cells and protects LDL to reduce risk of CVD Regenerates vitamin A and reduces the formation of cancer causing agents called nitrosamines in the stomach. 39. What are 2 potential outcomes of consuming too much vitamin C? (max. 2 marks) Although vitamin C has many benefits there are potential side effects when excess is consumed. These include nausea,…

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  • Healthy Diet Analysis

    and healthy bones and is essential from childhood through adulthood. Calcium and dairy can lower the risk of osteoporosis and colon cancer but too much can increase the risk of prostate cancer and possibly ovarian cancer. With this being said, it is not clear what is a good amount for people and if dairy products are even the best source. Many dairy products are high in saturated fats and retinol (Vitamin A), which weaken bones at high levels. Some good non-dairy sources of calcium include…

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  • Essay On Keramasis Pilaris

    week for maximum benefits. Use humidifiers. If you live in a dry area, your skin will be sensitive, and extra moisturized could overcome this problem. By increasing the humidity, it can soften your skin. Basking in the Sun. Keratosis pilaris is generally not very visible in summer, this condition may be associated with the sunlight. Spend a little time outdoors to increase production of hormones triggered by sunlight while lifting dead skin cells. Topical exfoliants. Applying this cream to…

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  • Nutrition Landscape Information System In Pakistan Case Study

    It is common in children during their growth period and pregnant women and causes Xerophthalmia that is inability to see in low light. Night blindness is one of the main symptoms of vitamin A deficiency. An estimated 250 000–500 000 children with vitamin A deficiency become blind every year and within 12 months half of them die of losing their sight. A plasma or serum retinol concentration < 0.70 μmol/l indicates subclinical vitamin A deficiency in children and adults, and < 0.35 µmol/l…

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  • Genetically Modified Food: Article Analysis

    According to them the new version of the Golden rice produces approximately 31μg of β-carotene/g of rice, which will be converted in approximately 2,5 μg of vitamin A per gram of rice, which can be concluded since the proportion between vitamin A/β-carotene is 1:12. When cooked the rice will still lose 25% of the vitamin A produced, what result in a little less than 2 μg of vitamin A per gram of cooked rice. The necessity of vitamin A can vary from a place to another, in the website they give as…

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  • Skin Care Research Paper

    sun. Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen at least 15 minutes before you step out from the house. Do not skip this step even if it is cloudy since the UV rays of the sun can penetrate the clouds and still damage your skin. Also apply sunscreen to the exposed parts of your body including your hands, feet, neck and décolletage. You can apply makeup after you have applied your sunscreen. Even if your makeup contains sun protection, it is important to apply a sunscreen since you may not be able to build…

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  • Vitamins Synthesis

    digestive system), Vitamin B6 (Essential for making red blood cells and carries out metabolism of amino acids), Folic acid (aids in DNA synthesis and also required for cell division), Vitamin C (one of the most significant vitamin and also an anti-oxidant also aids synthesis of collagen and absorption of non-heme part of iron. If talking about fat soluble vitamins then these are the ones which are soluble in fat only and are vitamins A, D, E and K. After getting absorbed by fat globules these…

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