Vitamins for skin health

The skin most strongly betrays our age. Fortunately, her health can be improved if you get enough “right” vitamins.

The skin is the largest organ of our body. We are able to make her healthy by following a regular diet and eating right. An unhealthy diet and irregular diet can lead to a deficiency of vitamins and antioxidants necessary to maintain the health of your skin. Here are some of the most important vitamins for skin health that you can get from regular products.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is found in large quantities in the outer and inner layers of the skin. Due to its antioxidant properties, it plays a vital role in the production of collagen. It also helps to heal bodily wounds, protects against ultraviolet radiation and fights signs of aging, the appearance of circles under the eyes and redness. Smoothes wrinkles and evens skin tone.

What kind of food contains: oranges or other citrus fruits, tomatoes, peppers, kiwi, strawberries, broccoli, spinach, orange juice and so on.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D promotes the absorption of calcium and is essential for bone health. There are 3 sources of vitamin D: sunlight, diet and dietary supplements. Vitamin D is also known as the ’sunshine vitamin’ because your body produces it most actively by absorbing sunlight. According to some studies, vitamin D deficiency may play a role in the appearance of acne, dry skin and eczema. Remember that taking too much vitamin D is also bad for you.

What kind of food contains: vitamin B-enriched foods such as fortified breakfast cereals, orange juice, yogurt, fatty fish, sardines, salmon, tuna, mackerel, fish oil, beef liver, egg yolks, fortified milk and so on.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is a group of 8 fat-soluble compounds that protect against sunlight, age-related cell damage and skin inflammation. It is vital for the health of the immune system, good eyesight, getting rid of dark spots and wrinkles. It also helps to combat cognitive impairments that occur with age. Some studies have shown that vitamin E can affect certain heart-related diseases only in certain groups of patients. In addition, our body produces vitamin E through sebum.

What kind of food contains: multivitamins or individual vitamin E supplements, nuts and seeds such as almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, avocado, spinach, quinoa, Swiss chard, beet greens, some oils, including grape seed oil, soybean oil and others.

Vitamin K

Vitamin K is a group (K1, K2) fat-soluble compounds vital for blood clotting and bone strength. Some studies have shown that it is effective for heart health. Helps to improve pigmentation and skin condition, including stretch marks, vascular asterisks, scars, dark spots and so on. Eliminates bruises and persistent circles under the eyes. Studies have shown its importance in wound healing due to its antioxidant properties.

What kind of food contains: cabbage, parsley, avocado, spinach, broccoli, iceberg lettuce, cabbage, asparagus, green peppers, green beans, soybeans, bacon, ground beef, egg yolks, cheese, dairy products such as milk, yogurt and more.

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