Query: What is a natural approach to help provide you relief from dry skin? The answer to your dry skin is in the consumption of fruits and vegetables. The issue boils down to oxidation and inflammation in the body. Oxidation and inflammation show up in various ways, including dry skin. Let us now look at some of the minerals that may be missing in your eating lifestyle.
The omission of these minerals may result in dry skin
Found naturally in plant products and contain protective properties including a powerful antioxidant to help protect the body against free radical damage and chronic illnesses. Antioxidants help prevent the inflammatory and degenerative diseases. I am discussing natural phenols and not synthetic phenols. The caution is that there may be an intolerance to phenols, so the key is a balance.
Citric Acid –
Citric acid is important in metabolism, involving the oxidation of fats, proteins, and carbohydrates.
A group of A vitamins that include Beta-Carotene, Lycopene, and Lutein. Carotenoids promote healthy skin.
Chlorogenic Acid –
Bile is created by your bodies liver cells. Bile is a bitter greenish-brown alkaline fluid that aids in digestion. It is secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder. When your body is not doing its job of breaking down toxins efficiently then it must be eliminated from your body by other means. In many cases, they come out through your skin! When excessive toxins build up in the deeper layers of the skin, this causes inflammation to occur and this can manifest as dry skin and other skin conditions.
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that protects our cell membranes from degeneration and aging. It also supports oxygenation of our body by maintaining the health of our red blood cells and cardiovascular tissues. It keeps our immune function strong by protecting our white blood cells. Vitamin E is also very important to the health of our neurons and nervous system.
Other minerals not discussed here include Caffeic-acid, Zinc, Boron, Selenium, and Hyperoside. All of these minerals are in fruits and vegetables. A variety of fruits and vegetables you consume may provide relief from your alligator skin. Some examples are: Broccoli, Cabbage, Onion, Soy Bean, Spinach, Cauliflower, Celery, Garlic, Kale, Shiitake Mushrooms, Wheat grass, Wild Yam, Zucchini, Cranberry, Papaya, Pineapple, Aloe Vera, Apple, Banana, Blueberry, Cherry, Grape, Grapefruit, Mango, Lemon, Orange, Strawberry, Tomato and Raspberry.