Eat your way to a clear skin.
Great nutrition is reflected in a glowing complexion.
By incorporating the right ‘skin’ vitamins, you can eat your way to a clear skin. Feed your skin to boost radiance, improve elasticity and to combat blemishes. Ideally aim to incorporate these vitamins into your daily diet and, if that’s tricky, by all means opt for supplements.
Vitamin A can be found in the following foods; eggs, whole milk, liver, carrots, mango, spinach and fortified cereals.
Vitamin B can be found in the following foods; wheat germ, oatmeal, whole wheat, bran, whole brown rice, dairy products, milk, liver, kidney, fish and eggs.
Vitamin E can be found in the following foods; almonds, Sunflower seeds, peanut butter, hazel nuts, sunflower oil, spinach, broccoli and mango.
Vitamin C can be found in the following foods; orange, grapefruit, mandarin, lettuce, spinach, green pepper, strawberry, tomato and cabbage.
Vitamin D can be found in the following foods; milk, brown rice, fortified margarine, salmon tuna, liver, cheese and natural sunlight.
Zinc can be found in the following foods; dairy products, beans and lentils, yeast, nuts, seeds, cereals and pumpkin seeds.
Supplementing your diet
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Vitamin C is a powerful anti-oxidant that neutralises harmful free radicals.
Omega 3 although a fatty acid and not a vitamin, is worth mentioning here as it is excellent not only for your complexion but for overall health. There are several foods rich in Omega-3, however flax seeds and walnuts are top of the list due to the concentration of Omega-3 fatty acids. Also easily accessible and versatile sources are fish (salmon, cod, mackerel), beans (soy, kidney) and olive oil are excellent food sources of omega-3 fatty acids.