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Beta-carotene instead of Accutane?

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(I didn't see anything, but if this topic has already been discussed, could someone point me in the right direction? thanx :angel: )

I was reading the beauty section of fitness magazine (Aug. 07) and saw a section on clear skin advice. One doctor interviewed said she recommends 6mg supplements of beta-carotene for her patients with mild acne or who do not want to use Accutane.

"I like to call beta-carotene the everyman's Accutane, since both are high in vitamin A, a super exfoliator and antioxidant that turns skin cells over rapidly."

Has anyone heard of beta-carotene being used this way? Do you think it would work?

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*wry* I just found a thread in the Year in Review post. But if anything has something they want to add, I'd like to hear it!

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(I didn't see anything, but if this topic has already been discussed, could someone point me in the right direction? thanx :angel: )

I was reading the beauty section of fitness magazine (Aug. 07) and saw a section on clear skin advice. One doctor interviewed said she recommends 6mg supplements of beta-carotene for her patients with mild acne or who do not want to use Accutane.

"I like to call beta-carotene the everyman's Accutane, since both are high in vitamin A, a super exfoliator and antioxidant that turns skin cells over rapidly."

Has anyone heard of beta-carotene being used this way? Do you think it would work?

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hey i read that in the Fitness magazine too! i saw a beta-carotene supplement at the health food store before... but didnt buy it cuz i hadnt done enought research on it.

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I have known many people who follow healthy diets and regimes.

In the switzerland the Max Bircher-Bennar group was always praised for their great skin (sometimes even by models) and their secrets was "carotenoids rich veggies and fruits"

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I have known many people who follow healthy diets and regimes.

In the switzerland the Max Bircher-Bennar group was always praised for their great skin (sometimes even by models) and their secrets was "carotenoids rich veggies and fruits"

what are they?

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I have known many people who follow healthy diets and regimes.

In the switzerland the Max Bircher-Bennar group was always praised for their great skin (sometimes even by models) and their secrets was "carotenoids rich veggies and fruits"

what are they?

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