When I say vitamin-C, I’m sure many of you think of it as a booster for your immune system to help you fight those colds. Vitamin-C is one of the essential water-soluble vitamins, meaning your body doesn’t store it, you need to get it daily through your diet. Vitamin-C is also a essential nutrient for your skin and beauty too!
Let’s take a look at some of the few beauty benefits from vitamin-C:
It fights wrinkles: Vitamin-C is the most common water-soluble antioxidant in the skin. It prevents damage from free radicals
It brightens the skin: Vitamin-C help your body to produce collagen, that will lead to smoother more glowy skin.
It protect your skin for sun damage: Eating food laded of vitamins and antioxidants will support skin health and fight signs of aging. It will help the skin’s ability to repair itself.
Great sources for vitamin-C is citrus fruits (lemons, oranges, kiwi), papaya, broccoli, sweet potato and red bell pepper just to mention some.
As a grown up you should have around 75 – 90 mg vitamin-C daily. Including fruits, berries and greens to your meals will cover that easily!
Vitamin-C booster in a glass!
For this juice you will need:
– 2 oranges
– 1 lemon
– 2 carrots
– 1 thumb of ginger
Juice it and enjoy!