The Secret to Better Skin

 

Vitamin C is important for optimal performance. The body can not manufacture vitamin C so it must rely on our diet for its daily requirement. Helps maintain healthy

Maintain healthy Cholesterol levels

Retain capillary strength and vascular function

Support immune function

Support peripheral circulation

Mayo Clinic says-  "Other studies have suggested that vitamin C may also:

 

It found that higher vitamin C intakes were associated with a lower likelihood of a wrinkled appearance, dryness of the skin, and a better skin-aging appearance.

Vitamin C is also needed to help regenerate Vitamin E, which is needed for healthy immunity.

Foods that contain Vitamin C

  • Cantaloupe, 1 cup (8 ounces): 59mg
  • Orange juice, 1 cup: 97mg
  • Broccoli, cooked, 1 cup: 74mg
  • Red cabbage, 1/2 cup: 40mg
  • Green pepper, 1/2 cup, 60mg
  • Red pepper, 1/2 cup, 95mg
  • Kiwi, 1 medium: 70mg
  • Tomato juice, 1 cup: 45mg.

A study by Boston University showed that supplementation with grape seed extract and vitamin C has a positive influence on healthy blood flow to support optimal cardiovascular health.( USANA)

Vitamin C is one of the nutrients sensitive to stress,  it is the first nutrient to be depleted in alcoholics, smokers, and obese individuals, it makes it an ideal marker for overall health."

Vitamin C can enhance the absorption of iron when the two are eaten together.

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Sources

Mayo Clinic and Usana