Friday, February 6, 2009

Vitamins and Your Beauty

Eat these vitamin rich foods for more beautiful skin, hair and teeth.

Vitamin A Foods - Beef liver, sweet potatoes, spinach, cantaloupe, green/yellow/orange fruits and veggies.

Benefits of Vitamin A Foods - Keeps skin soft. Builds strong bones.

B Vitamins - Whole grains, poultry, beans, green leafy vegetables, brewer's yeast.

Benefits of Vitamin B Foods - Protects against gum disease.

Vitamin C - Citrus juice, cantaloupe, peppers, strawberries, potatoes.

Benefits of Vitamin C Foods - Keeps joints lubricated, builds strong bones, guards against infection.

Vitamin D - Sunshine, vitamin D milk, fish liver oil, herring, mackerel, salmon, tuna.

Benefits of Vitamin D Foods - Builds strong bones.

Vitamin E - Wheat germ, sunflower seeds, almonds, pecans, hazelnuts.

Benefits of Vitamin E Foods - Heals dry skin, protects hair from dryness, slows down cellular aging.

Iron - Beef liver, lean beef, blackstrap molasses, sunflower seeds, chickpeas, dark poultry meat.

Benefits from Iron Foods - Prevents: anemia, brittle nails, hair loss, pale lips and skin.

Calcium - Skim milk, yogurt, cheese, salmon, tofu, broccoli, calcium carbonate.

Benefits of Calcium Foods - Builds strong bones, preserves posture, protects against tooth decay.

Protein - Lean meat, chicken, fish, skim milk, cheese, tofu, beans, seeds, nuts and grains.

Benefits of Protein Foods - Keeps skin, hair and nails strong.

Zinc - Lean beef, lamb, liver, turkey, pumpkin seeds, beans.

Benefits of Zinc Foods - Keeps hair and scalp healthy, clear complexion, and fights body odor.


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