Vitamins For Acne

by Marifer Vergara

Posted on Wednesday 4th of February 2009

Every part of one's body requires vitamins to sustain its proper health, the skin is one of the most important elements of the body that requires these health supplements. The skin is responsible for protecting the body from infections as well as producing various toxics through its pores and glands. Ultimately, it is clear why vitamins are needed to prevent acne on one's skin. This healing agent of the body needs more than just one vitamin to stay healthy. A series of vitamins are needed and are highlighted below:

Vitamin A

Many studies have concluded that low amounts of Vitamin A within the body can lead to heightened incidents of acne. Vitamin A prevents acne by eliminating or reducing the amount of sebum production within the body. Sebum is a natural body oil that is produced underneath the skin to lubricate the skin. As an antioxidant, Vitamin A takes toxic free radicals from the body. Some of the best sources of Vitamin A are green vegetables, yellow and/or orange fruits as well as carrots.

Vitamin B

Ultimately, Vitamin B includes a group of various elements such as Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Pantothenic Acid as well as Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) (among many others). These vitamins keeps one's skin in proper health. With natural elements of vitamins within them, they help to prevent acne. Some foods that Vitamin B are include in are: sweet potatoes, bananas, watermelons, chickpeas and avocados.

Vitamin C

This vitamin is vital for collagen production within the body. Collagen connects the tissue from the bones and skin. This vitamin helps fight against sickness and infections (acne included). Iron absorptions can be helped as well with Vitamin C. More of this vitamin is needed if you smoke, use birth control or antibiotics. Blackberry, grapefruit, lemon, and blackcurrant all have vitamin C within them.

Vitamin E

One of the most important vitamins that fight against acne, the ability to heal and repair skin tissues (because of antioxidant tendencies) is important with this vitamin. The cells are protected because of Vitamin E's ability to check fat oxidation levels.

Some other important vitamins for acne include chromium and zinc.

Relared Aricles

How Overweight do You Need to be For Lap Band Surgery?

by Amy Nutt

Posted on Tuesday 14th of October 2008

For those who are overweight and having difficulty losing weight, there is a time in which they start to seek out the alternatives One of those alternatives is Lap Band Surgery because it is touted as...

Read More

Exploring the Major Hair Treatment Options For Baldness

by J. Martin

Posted on Saturday 17th of October 2009

Hair treatment options for baldness fall into two major categories: those that focus on stopping or mitigating the hair loss, and those whose main focus is on making the effects of baldness less obvio...

Read More

Positive Benefits of Exercise

by Greg Williams

Posted on Friday 31st of October 2008

The next time you are thinking about hitting the gym but your bed seems a lot more comfortable and it\'s a lot more tempting to hit the Snooze button on your alarm than to get up, do keep in mind that...

Read More

What is Whiplash?

by Annette Badowski

Posted on Thursday 23rd of October 2008

Whiplash is an injury to the soft tissue in the neck and spine when it is stretched and strained This strain often occurs after the body is forcefully thrown forward then backwards during a motor vehi...

Read More

The Importance of Using a High-Quality Prosthetic Eye Lubrication

by Roger Lindell

Posted on Friday 3rd of April 2009

The science as well as the artistry involved in the making of prosthetic eyes continues to advance each year While the original prosthetic eyes were made from available materials such as wood and clay...

Read More

Putting a Stop to Yellow Teeth

by Steven A Johnson

Posted on Friday 4th of September 2009

Do you look beautiful and cute But you’re worried about your yellowish teeth

Read More