A quiet but effective member of the B vitamin family, pantothenic acid (B5), has largely flown under the radar. Pantothenic acid can be a godsend for those who suffer with skin conditions such as acne. As Americans flock to drug stores and dermatologists for harsh topical creams and antibiotics that offer little relief, they are missing out on a gem. Pantothenic acid has actual science to back it up and is as close to harmless as any other substance you will ingest. 500-1500 mg spread throughout the day will work wonders.
With environmental pollutants increasing and with the nutrient content of our foods decreasing, there has to be a way to make up the difference. Here are 10 supplements that can go a long way in helping out. And OBVIOUSLY, run this by your doctor before rushing to the pharmacy.