Skin and vitamin deficiency
Everyone dreams of having skin with beautiful color, also soft to touch, skin with color of an apricot or as a child. Almost all children have beautiful skin, provided they are healthy. The reason is simple: children are living in hormonal state of complete peace, but already with the start of the puberty the problems with acne begins.
Since then the levels of the sex hormones are continuously changing, also the tissues and epidermis, blood vessels, hairs and glands, sweat glands undergo changes. The inevitable consequence is impaired beauty. However this may be limited and slow.
It is noticed that the skin is very sensitive to vitamin deficiencies.
- People, whose diet does not have enough vitamin A, have very dry skin, even rough and wrinkled, and in some cases, hyperkeratosis (peeled too). Such persons are advised to consume bananas, pumpkins, celery, watercress, cabbage, dandelion, carrot, parsley, tomato and spinach.
- If you lack vitamins B1 and B2, the skin is pale, not exploits the necessary ingredients from the blood, is bad nourished and therefore every day more emaciated. In this case it is recommend the consumption of bananas, buckwheat, yeast, cabbage, lentils, nuts, unshelled grains, nuts, corn flakes, soy, oats.
- Lack of vitamin B5 is especially important if there is a tendency of chronic dermatoses, because it strengthens the natural defenses against infection. In significant quantities it is contained in the black syrup (molasses), wheat germ and royal jelly.
- Vitamin C, which in particular is destroyed by tobacco, prevents dry skin, and in particular prevents wrinkles. Besides this it is also helping the skin to be resistant to bumps and bruises. It is found in abundance in fruits and vegetables, especially in lemon, orange and rosehips.
- Vitamin PP or better known as B3 protects the skin from peeling. You can get to it if you eat a lot of grains, yeast etc.