Keeping Clear Skin & Preventing Acne

Acne is a common problem and can often be an annoying situation and sometimes an exspensive solution. Not to mention all the dangerous and harmful chemicals in many different products purporting to help improve your skin, but in reality just cause you to spend more money.

Not to mention the many different number of skin conditions, maintaining and keeping clear and healthy skin is very important.

We’ve put together a great list of vitamins that you may want to include in your diet to help keep that natural beautiful skin. (Once again, it is always best to consult with a doctor when changing your diet or exercising habits.)

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is a great way for protecting skin from bacteria, in normal amounts. To much can make your skin more oily and prone to acne.

Pumpkins, sweet potatoes, liver, carrots, apricots, cantelope and dark leafy greens such as spinach (great for producing blood flow.) Also foods such as tomatoes and peaches, oatmeal and whole milk.

Vitamin B

Vitamin B is a great antioxidant, flushes out bacteria and helps with the reproduction of new skin cells.

Foods containing vitamin B include:

Poultry, liver, oysters and mussels, fish, crab, lobster, beef, cheese, lamb and eggs. Also greens such as peas or beans and other leafy vegetables. Vitamin B is a great source for strengthening the skin.

Other items include yogurts, tomatoes, skim and whole milk, liverwurst sausage and chicken.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is also an antioxidant which boots your immune system and helps with producing clearer, smoother skin

You can find Vitamin C among a variety of foods such as Tangerines, broccoli or cauliflower, as well as strawberries and peppers.

Nuts, seeds, carrots, almonds, milk, lobster, beans, crabs and beef also include what is called Zinc.

Zinc is great for producing clear skin and improving overall health.

Staying hydrated by drinking plenty of water daily and removing or cutting down on foods with a lot of sugars and caffeine can also help with keeping your skin clear and prevent the spread of acne.