We're hearing a lot about probiotics these days. Yogurt, kombucha, kefir: it seems as though probiotic foods are all the rage. But what about PREBIOTICS? You may not be hearing as much about prebiotics, but the evidence indicates that they may be even more important. That's because prebiotic foods are critical for maintaining the health of our GI tract. And in dermatology, research has found a definite link between the health of our gut and the health of our skin. This connec
Psoriasis can be a very frustrating skin disease. It's a chronic disease, and even the best therapies don't always clear the skin.
It's no wonder, then, that so many patients with psoriasis turn to the Internet for ideas on alternative therapies or special diets. What they find on the internet, though, can be very misleading. I was working on a project with one of our Baylor medical students on quality of medical information. We started reviewing the top websites that came