Youthful and radiant skin is largely influenced by the foods and nutrients we consume.
The top three vitamins needed for flawless skin are:
a) Vitamin C
b) Vitamin E
c) Vitamin A
Vitamin C protects the skin from free radicals, like the sun and pollution, which are known to be the leading cause of aging skin. Vitamin C also improves the skin’s elasticity, increases collagen and ensures the skin is supple and radiant. Foods high in Vitamin C are fruits and vegetables, such as oranges, kiwi, strawberries, raspberries and tomatoes.
Like vitamin C, vitmain E protects the skin from free radicals, it fights against aging and keeps the skin looking youthful. Foods high in vitamin E include fish, spinach, almonds and sunflower seeds.
Vitamin A produces new skin cells and helps the skin heal quickly from bruises, cuts and wounds. Vitamin A also increases the blood and oxygen flow throughout the body, which ultimatley slows down the skin’s aging process. Foods high in vitamin A include carrots, spinach, brocalli, lettuce, kale, meat and fish.