Collagen Hydrolysates Improve Skin Health and Reduce Signs of Facial Aging

Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Of the eighty-five Chinese female participants, those who consumed H-CP (collagen hydrolysate with a higher ratio of bioactive dipeptides) had significantly increased skin moisture at cheek and corners of eyes compared to those who consumed L-CP (collagen hydrolysate with a lower ratio of bioactive dipeptides) and placebo. (more…)

Blackcurrant Seed Oil for Atopic Dermatitis in Young Children – Director’s Choice

Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Three grams of blackcurrant seed oil, when given to pregnant women at 8-16 weeks gestation, later through their breastfeeding cycle, and then to their infants until age 2 years, significantly improved atopic dermatitis in 12 month old infants compared to the olive oil placebo.  (more…)

Aloe Shown to Improve Skin Health

Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Aloe vera, a common sunburn treatment when applied topically; however, when taken internally aloe vera significantly reduced wrinkles and improved skin moisture, skin collagen levels, and elasticity in participating subjects.

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