Discover the 4 essential nutrients for beautiful skin from within.
Ever wondered how some people have that attractive glow on their skin? They give out a positive and healthy vibe. What does it take for skin to be that gorgeous, you wonder.
Discover radiant skin from the inside out. With these nutrients!
Your body is made of protein and thus, to have healthy radiant skin, sufficient intake of protein is important to:
Vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant promotes healthy skin by neutralizing free radical damage. However, your body is unable to produce vitamin C and must be consumed through diet. Regular intake of vitamin C helps to:
Collagen is an important structure for your skin. It maintains your skin’s elasticity and prevents wrinkling, scarring and sagging. The best news is your body can produce it.
However, as you age, the amount of collagen produced slowly decreases,
exposing you to risks of developing wrinkles and sagging skin. Delay these aging signs
and start taking collagen now:
Healthy skin depends on the amount of skin’s lipid particularly, the gamma-linolenic acid (GLA). This fatty acid plays an important role in maintaining skin’s moisture and:
Shield your skin from UV rays
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