Wednesday, May 12, 2010


Today, quite a lot of supplements for skin beauty on the market. Vitamins A, C, and E in supplement form is offered as an intake for the skin. However, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, beside skin care supplements, nutrients to protect the skin can also be obtained from fruits and vegetables. Thus, to delay the appearance of wrinkles, the American Academy of Dermatology recommends the women taking supplements in the proper dose, and still get natural antioxidants from fruits and vegetables every day. Here, the nutrients you need for health and beauty skin:

Vitamin A

These nutrients are needed to keep skin firm and smooth. Drug and Food Control Agency United states, women need 5000 international units (IU) of vitamin A per day. However, if you want to get vitamin A from natural ingredients, you can consume food sources: milk, eggs, liver, meat, chicken, green vegetables , carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, broccoli, mangoes, tomatoes.

Vitamin E

Useful to protect skin cells from damage. The FDA recommends taking vitamin E daily as many as 30 IU. Sources of food: vegetable oil, wheat, avocado, and nuts. One tablespoon of corn oil, and a hand held almonds are the best sources of vitamin E for healthy skin. Sunflower seeds and hazelnuts are also added vitamin E intake in your daily menu. besides, you can also eat peanut butter, spinach and corn oil to meet the requirement of vitamin E.

Vitamin C

Efficacious to produce collagen, so skin always healthy and smooth. The FDA set a daily dose of Vitamin C is 60 mg. Sources of food: citrus, fruit types of berries, tomatoes, potatoes, broccoli, spinach, guava, and red peppers (vitamin C content was higher than the greens).


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