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Dry Skin Savers


Emily A. Kane, ND, LAc, has a private naturopathic practice in Juneau, Alaska, where she lives with her husband and daughter. She is the author of two books on natural health, including Managing Menopause Naturally. Visit her online at dremilykane.com.

Q: Why are my cuticles and skin so dry all the time? I’ve heard that fish oil can help.

Am I deficient in omega fats? What are other nutrient imbalances that cause dry skin?

—Leanne W., St. Cloud, Minn.

a: You’re right to think that fats are key. Especially in the winter, a misguided low-fat

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