Monday, January 25, 2016

Vitamins for your skin

Sometimes using skin healthy products to wash and moisturize isn’t enough to keep our skin 100 percent healthy. One way to make sure your skin is in the best shape it can be is to provide the nutrients it needs from the inside out. We’re talking, vitamins!

Here are some of the best vitamins for you skin.

Vitamin C

Ah yes, good old Vitamin C, who knew that it besides fighting off colds, it’s actually a vitamin yours skin needs! Vitamin C is known for aiding your skin in collagen synthesis as well as feeding it plenty of antioxidants.

Good sources of Vitamin C:

1. Oranges
2. Grapefruit
3. Red/Green Bell Peppers
4. Strawberries
5. Papaya

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is known to benefit inflammation and rashes, as well as lessen the affects of psoriasis. When it’s cold out, our body lacks a good amount of Vitamin D, meaning we should compensate by eating plenty of Vitamin D rich foods!

Good sources of Vitamin D:

1. Salmon
2. Tuna
3. Kale
4. Mushrooms
5. Spinach

Vitamin K

Vitamin K aids the body’s process of blood clotting. Are dark circles taking over your eyes? Get your Vitamin K in!

Good sources of Vitamin K:

1. Brussels Sprouts
2. Collard Greens
3. Broccoli
4. Swiss Chard
5. Parsley

Vitamin E

Vitamin E absorbs UV rays and is known to fight against skin damage. Taking Vitamin E supplements or eating the foods listed below can offer you a healthy glow!

Good sources of Vitamin E:

1. Sunflower Seeds
2. Almonds
3. Peanuts
4. Asparagus

5. Avocado

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