Omega-3 fatty acids are the ones caught in wild-caught salmon have gotten loads of attention for their health benefits. Where healthy hair is concerned a lack of omega 3’s in the diet can lead to to a dry scalp and hair that is lost it’s luster. Additionally vitamin C found in citrus and vitamin A found in vitamin A are necessary for the production of sebum, which is the oily substance your hair follicles secretes and acts as your hair’s natural conditioner.
Beautiful skin is all about anti-oxidants like vitamin A and C, which help prevent free radical damage and oxidative stress, whose signs are often evident in signs of aging skin. Red peppers are a good source of vitamin C and sweet potatoes are a good source of vitamin A.
We know that calcium is vital to healthy teeth and spinach and navy beans are packed with calcium. But did you know that beta-carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A, is also important, supporting healthy tissue….think gums? Spinach happens to be one of the best sources of beta-carotene