ABC Vitamin Cures For Acne

26 Jul 2014 08:25

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If you have certain food allergies don't use that particular remedy. If you have any other health complications or are pregnant always ask your doctor first before attempting a change in diet.
1. Vitamin A
Maintains and repairs the skin. It is also an antioxidant.
Eat foods rich in vitamin A or take a vitamin A supplement (10 000IU daily). Foods rich in vitamin A are: Organ meats, Carrot juice, Sweet potato, Pumpkin, Carrots (raw or cooked), Spinach, Collards, Kale, Mixed Vegetables, Turnip Greens, Red sweet pepper, Chinese cabbage, Beet greens, Instant cooked Cereals and Cantaloupe.
2. Vitamin B
Helps to maintain a healthy skin tone. Relieves you from stress and anxiety, which can cause acne.
Eat meals abundant in vitamin B or take a vitamin B supplement. Foods rich in vitamin B are: Potatoes, Bananas, Lentils, Chilli peppers, Tempeh, Liver, Turkey and Tuna.
3. Vitamin C
Speeds up healing, is needed for the production of collagen (connective tissue in skin and bones) and aids the absorption of Iron. The body will use more vitamin C if you are a smoker, take antibiotics or oral contraceptives.
Eat meals abundant in vitamin C or take a vitamin C supplement (3000-5000 mg spread throughout the day). Foods rich in vitamin C are: Red bell peppers, Broccoli (steamed), Papaya, Brussel sprouts, Strawberries, Cauliflower (boiled), Kale (boiled), Oranges, Cabbage (boiled), ripe Tomatoes, Lettuce, Turnip, Kiwifruit and Lemon juice.
4. Vitamin E
Speeds up healing process and aids the absorption of vitamin A.
Eat foodstuff abundant in vitamin E or take a 500mg vitamin E supplement capsule once a day. Foods rich in vitamin E are: Almond nuts, Sunflower seeds, Sunflower oil, Hazelnuts, Peanut butter, Peanuts, Spinach (boiled), Broccoli (boiled), Kiwi and Mango.
5. Zinc
Eat foodstuff loaded in zinc or take 50mg of therapeutic zinc pills daily for one month. Foods rich in vitamin E are: Shellfish (oysters), Calf's liver, Meat (beef and lamb), Bran flakes, Cereals, Fish, Popcorn, Sesame seeds, Crab, Lobster, Walnuts, and Sardines.

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