TIP OF THE DAY
Tip of the day:
2 Essential Nutrients for a healthy hair, nails and skin;
Having a balanced and healthy diet packed with vitamins, minerals and amino acids are necessary for overall wellbeing.
Listed below is the key nutrients that could boost your diet to support shiny hair, radiant skin and strong nails.
Vitamin A This is an essential vitamin for healthy skin. It supports skin cell regeneration to help heal wounds and acne scars.
Vitamin A deficiency may cause hair follicles to become plugged with protein, making the skin scaly, dry and rough and causing a bumpy appearance. This is most common on the face, back, neck, forearm, thighs and abdomen.
For clear skin and glowing complexion make sure to include plenty of fish oils; cod liver oil, sardine and salmon oil, leafy greens,red and yellow vegetables, eggs, and of course carrots in your diet.
Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant and helps manage free radical damage. It's essential in the production and absorption of collagen within the body.
Vitamin C deficiency can cause a dry and flaky scalp, split ends and spots.
Top up your vitamin c reserves daily by including foods that are rich in vitamin c such as oranges, parsley , red peppers, kale, brussel sprouts and berries.
Words by Proto-col