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Four essential vitamins for glowing, healthy skin
By Sam Munyaka | Updated Jun 23, 2020 at 14:18 EAT
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SUMMARY

Vitamin K aids in blood clotting processes, which helps wounds, bruises recuperate so fast.

 Vitamin E absorbs harmful ultraviolet rays and get rid of wrinkles and dark spots. 

Vitamins are vital nutrients that play significant roles in the body. They play a defensive role by boosting the immune system hence barring entry of pathogens in the body. Besides defensive mechanism roles, vitamins also play a role in giving you a good skin complexion. 

Here are the best vitamins to enhance your skin by merely keeping it smooth, free of wrinkles, and other associated diseases.

Vitamin K

Vitamin K aids in blood clotting processes, which helps wounds, bruises recuperate so fast. According to healthline.com, vitamin k also cures skins related complications, including scars, dark spots, stretch marks, spider veins, and stubborn circles under your eyes. Foods rich in vitamin K include fish, liver, cereals, eggs, vegetables.


Vitamin E

Its primary role is to mask the skin against ultraviolet rays of the sun and nothing else. Vitamin E absorbs harmful ultraviolet rays and get rid of wrinkles and dark spots. Here are vitamin E rich foods; nuts, sunflower seeds, avocado, wheat germs.


Vitamin C

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Vitamin C is found beneath the epidermal and dermal layer of the skin hence keeps the skin fit as a fiddle. Foods rich in Vitamin C are anti-cancer fighting and anti-skin aging properties. In general, they protect the skin against all associated diseases. Foods rich in vitamin C include; pawpaw, guavas, citrus fruits. 


Vitamin D

Also known as the ‘sunshine vitamin,’ Vitamin D prevents infection attacks and protects the skin from attacks by acne and such. Apart from the sun, Vitamin D can be found in mushrooms, fish, and eggs.



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