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Six vitamin E rich foods for healthy skin and hair

Playing a central role in your immune system, vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant your body needs for cell regeneration.

It protects your cell membrane from damage inflicted by free radicals found in chemicals, unhealthy foods and pollutants present in the environment.

A super element, vitamin E is one of the secrets behind great skin and hair. This fat-soluble vitamin moisturizes and heals the skin, promotes hair growth, protects against LDL cholesterol oxidation, prevents clotting of blood platelets, reduces the chances of heart disease, among many others benefits.

With so much to offer, it is almost an offense not to take advantage of the natural sources of this super vitamin.

Whether you choose to take it through capsules, supplements or in the form of oil, these are some of the best foods rich in vitamin E you should consider consuming

1.Avocado

High in monosaturated fats, this super fruit is a great source of vitamin C, E, K and B6 vital for hydration and healthy skin. It promotes soft and wrinkle free skin from inside out.

Whether you eat it alone, in a meal or as a snack, this healthy addition to your diet will boost your body’s immunity and impart a natural glow to your skin and shine to your hair.

2.Spinach

Great in a salad or smoothie, spinach is loaded with vitamin E, A, C, fiber, calcium, thiamin and potassium to name a few.

The multivitamins and minerals aid in hair growth, reduce acne breakouts, remove toxins from the skin thus improving overall complexion and also protect you from any damage that may be caused by UVA and UVB exposure.

3.Sunflower seeds

Rich in folate and vitamins, these tiny seeds are packed with natural goodness to flush out toxins and lessen oxidative stress.

When it comes to skin, the seeds contain copper which your body uses to produce melanin the pigment responsible for your skin color, while the vitamin E promotes skin regeneration.

Regular consumption of the seeds will keep your hair lustrous and prevent hair loss.

4.Almonds

An excellent source of vitamin E, nuts in general are loaded with healthy fats that rejuvenate the skin, hydrate and improve the complexion.

The magnesium and vitamin D in the nuts add shine and strengthen your hair preventing hair loss.

5.Broccoli

Said to have anti-cancer properties, this wonder veggie comes packed with a ton of vitamins, phosphorus, manganese, fiber and pantothenic acid.

One of the best detox foods, this crunchy veggie stimulates collagen production and protects the skin from harmful UV rays from the sun.

The essential vitamins promote hair growth by strengthening the roots and eliminate frizz.

6.Kiwi fruit

This delicious fruit is rich in vitamins, fiber and water content which hydrates the body and help fight free radicals that are responsible for dull looking skin.

The antioxidants give a natural glow to the skin while the phosphorus, zinc and magnesium stimulate circulation of blood which helps in healthy hair growth.

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