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Natural skin NUTRIENTS

Natural skin remedies nutrients Natural skin nutrients have many benefits in terms of your overall state of health. Skin nutrients are primarily found in foods. Unfortunately, the poor quality of soil depletes our food of vital nutrients. Hence the necessity to have a good nutritional program through a healthy skin diet and supplements.

Correcting the underlying cause

Poor skin is usually an indicator that your internal system does not work properly. Every time your skin is inflamed, it’s because your body is fighting against something that harms your body.

Inflammation is actually a healthy process, but chronic inflammation is a manifestation of poor internal health. If you don’t address the internal underlying cause of your skin disorder, it means that the symptoms will continually come up rather than putting an end to them.

Nutritional supplements can help you correct the cause of your skin condition since they target your overall health. Strengthening your immune system and giving your body the depleted nutrients it needs to function better is very important.

To treat skin problems, many people turn to moisturizing soaps, creams, cosmetics, and so on. What they don’t realize is that many products contain chemicals and make things even worse.

Possible nutrient deficiencies

Keep in mind that you may be suffering from nutrient deficiencies due to the poor quality of soil, a health problem but also from medicines you have taken. For instance:

  • High doses of aspirin can make you absorb less vitamin C
  • The intake of antibiotics can deplete your flora of friendly bacteria
  • Long-term use of the birth control pill can cause a deficiency of folate and other B vitamins, vitamin C, magnesium, zinc, and friendly bacteria. You may suffer from candidiasis as a result
  • Stress can also deplete your body of vitamin B

Also read this interview with a Registered Dietitian: Skin manifestations of nutrient deficiencies

Supplementing with natural skin nutrients

Recent research has shown that the skin reacts well to certain minerals, vitamins and antioxidants, especially in a whole food source. They nourish the skin, build a stronger immune system, and protect your body from toxins.

Here is a list of common skin nutrients that are among the very best for healthy skin. Click on each nutrient to find out its own benefits:

Almond oil | Apricot kernel oil | Avocado oil| Black current oil | Borage oil | Fish oil | Evening primrose oil | Grape seed oil | Hazelnut oil | Jojoba oil | Neem oil | Rose hip oil | Sea buckthorn oil | Shea butter | Wheat germ oil |

Skin nutrients: useful links