We all want beautiful, glowing, flawless skin…but unfortunately for many people it is only a dream. Consumers spend billions a year buying external products to get rid of acne and also mask the true condition of their skin using makeup, creams and potions. The expression beauty comes from the inside out is so true. We must put the nutrients and foods in our bodies that will give us ageless beauty. Don’t forget about drinking plenty of water to keep our skin hydrated that will allow us to stay youthful well into our years. Here is a list of Vitamins and Nutrients and the top raw foods with these nutrients that are important to consume to have healthy, glowing, elastic, and youthful skin.
Vitamin A – leafy green vegetables, sweet potato, carrot, cantaloupe, squash
Vitamin C – Green vegetables, citrus fruits, strawberries, blackberries, cherries, grapes
Vitamin E – avocado, pear, spinach, sunflower seeds, sweet potato
Vitamin B Complex – bananas, nuts, prunes
Biotin – hazelnuts and sesame seeds
Zinc – broccoli, garbanzo beans, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds
Selenium – Brazil nuts, cashews, walnuts