Interested in how to get clear skin? Juicing can help! First, juicing can help in keeping us hydrated, which is very important in developing clear skin. Second, juicing provides us with an abundance of vitamins and minerals, some (if not all!) of which is essential for healthy skin. Last but not least, juicing detoxifies all of the bodies cells!
Vitamins for Clear Skin:
Vitamin A is essential in developing and maintaining the epithelial tissue. This is the outer tissue of the body such as skin. Vitamin A, a powerful antioxidant, also protects skin cells from some of the damage of free radicals. Free radicals are responsible for the aging process.
Vitamin B2 is essential for the body’s growth mechanisms, therefore it benefits the growth of skin, as well as hair and nails.
Vitamin B3 helps promote blood circulation around the body, which in turn helps deliver more nutrients to more of the skin cells.
Vitamin B5 is also referred to as the “anti-stress vitamin” because it plays an important role in regulating hormone production of the adrenal glands and helping to combat stress. Stress is a recognized contributor in skin flare ups.
Vitamin B6 deficiency can lead to dry and cracking skin, especially around the mouth.
Vitamin C is an essential component of collagen. Collagen is a protein found in the skin that gives it elasticity and youthfulness. It should not be understated how important collagen is for the health of your skin. The minerals iron and copper are also important components in the make up of collagen.
Vitamin E is an important and key antioxidant for protecting the skin from ultra-violet light, pollution and smoke.
Wash berries thoroughly and juice. Blackberries (and berries generally) actually contain all of the above listed vitamins, so they are the perfect fruit for you to have clear skin! They are particularly high in vitamins A, C and E.
Recipe for Clear Skin #2 – Berry Medley
1 cup of blueberries
1 cup of blackberries
1 cup of raspberries
1 cup of strawberries
This juice is both nutritious and delicious and loaded with great skin vitamins.
Recipe for Clear Skin #3 – Clear Skin Vegetable Juice!
3 large carrots
1 celery stalk
1 cup of of broccoli heads
1 cup of spinach
These vegetables will ensure you get your daily dose of healthy skin nutrition! This is also a great juice for a total body cleanse .
Darren and Veronica Haynes