• The SKIN Vitamins


    You need to provide your skin with the proper nourishment and vitamins and minerals are the main promoters of healthy, radiant skin. But which ones are your skin’s favorites?

    • Vitamin A is also known as the “skin vitamin” as it is essential for the body cells turnover and regeneration; it is the main “repairing” element your skin needs and its deficiency causes acne, dehydration of skin & hair, infections, eye problems etc.

      Sources: liver, carrots, broccoli leaves, sweet potatoes, apricots, spinach, cantaloupe, butter, eggs, mango, collard greens

    • Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant and has multiple benefits: besides being a boost for the immune system, it is very effective for healing burns or dry skin and reduces wrinkles; combined with vitamin A, it prevents certain forms of skin cancer.

      Sources: avocado, olives, vegetable oils, nuts, almonds, wheat germs, seeds, spinach, cabbage, tomatoes

    • Vitamin C is a very popular and beneficial antioxidant and it is essential for cell regeneration and the reduction of free radical damage caused by sun exposure or pollution; free radical damage is often translated into a dull complexion with wrinkles and premature aging

      Sources: parsley, broccoli, kiwi, guava, papaya, strawberry, orange, lemon, red & green bell peppers, melons, potatoes, spinach

    • Silica is a mineral necessary for the body’s tissues and the formation of collagen therefore it is very helpful in maintaining you skin’s elasticity, youthfulness and wound healing.

      Sources: green beans, strawberries, cucumber, mango, celery, asparagus, beer, bell peppers, seafood, whole grains, leafy green vegetables

    • Selenium is another mineral beneficial for the elasticity of all your tissues and a necessary antioxidant in your body’s fight against free radicals and UV damage

      Sources: tuna, salmon, crab, lobster, kidney, garlic, nuts (especially Brazil nuts), eggs, brown rice, and wheat germ.

    • Zinc is a vital mineral for healthy skin and especially for acne-prone complexions. It supports the functions of your immune system and controls sebum production. Its deficiency causes acne, oily skin, infections.

      Sources: oysters, beans, ginger, nuts and seeds, almonds, eggs, whole grains

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