The skin being the largest organ in our body, has many functions and is constantly multitasking. As a protective barrier against bacteria, viruses & pollution, it also :
- Regulates body temperature.
- Controls loss of moisture.
- Recognizes the feeling of pain to warn us of danger.
Your skin is often a reflection of your internal health. Dull or dry skin, breakouts, blemishes, pigmentation, or signs of premature aging such as fine lines or wrinkles may be telltale signs that you need to pay closer attention to your diet and lifestyle.
These are the nutritional tips that can help promote healthy, beautiful skin from the inside out!
Niacin Vitamin B3
As Niacin is a vasodilator, it should not be taken in cases of bleeding or heavy menses.
Nutrition plays a vital role in skin health. Eat foods that contain the proper amounts of vitamins, minerals and fibre in your diet are known to be agents in good skin health. These ingredients are found in fruits, vegetables and other highly nutritious foods.
Vitamin B Complex acts as a stress reliever. Adequate B vitamins prevents acne, rashes, dry and flaky skin, cracked lips and wrinkles. Among the B vitamins, vitamin B3 (Niacin) is particularly helpful for healthy, youthful skin and anti-aging.
This is because Niacin increases blood circulation throughout the body and to blood vessels close to the skin, oxygenating and sending nutrients to these cells and tissues.
Note: As Niacin is a vasodilator, it should not be taken in cases of bleeding or heavy menses.
Vitamin C is the most important nutrient for the body’s healthy function and in maintaining the skin’s appearance, it is an essential ingredient in over 300 metabolic functions within the body. is essential in preventing a number of illnesses and helps the body heal and repair itself. It improves the immune system and enhances the endocrine system; which means vitamin C has a direct link to how your skin looks.
As vitamin C and Bs are water soluble, our body is unable to store them for use later. Daily intake of NewLife™ C Complex, B Complex and Niacin will help replenish the supply that your body needs.
NewLife™ Collasta contains a group of power-packed ingredients that are rich in antioxidants, collagen and astaxanthin. These ingredients are all extremely beneficial for skin repair and health. They help to improve skin elasticity, reduce wrinkles and increase blood flow to the skin. Astaxanthin provides a natural protection to the sun’s burning rays thus protecting your skin from developing sunburn; however, sunblock is still recommended for extended time outdoors!
Your skin and your gut are linked by what’s called the gut-skin axis. Research has found that your gut microbiome directly affects your skin. When your intestinal barrier isn’t healthy, bad bacteria enters the bloodstream, builds up in your skin and damages the skin microbiome.
Bifidobacterium longum is a proven probiotic that all of us had on our skin at one time—even newborns have it. But most of us don’t have any of this beneficial bacterium on our skin anymore. Antibacterial soaps and body cleansers wash it away… But you can restore this probiotic!
When you increase your body’s supply of Bifidobacterium longum, these essential bugs form a protective skin barrier that will:
- Fight infections
- Block environmental damage
- Boost immunity
- Balance pH levels
- Improve hydration
- Reduce wrinkle depth
- Increase skin elasticity
NewLife™ Immuflora® contains 10 billion viable cells of Bifidobacterium longum and should be taken daily.
Take Immuflora® together with N.Zimes PA Plus™ and you will get a dynamic duo that work synergistically together to reduce inflammation and promote tissue repair – which can result in better skin health.
Flax Seed Oil and Extra Virgin Coconut Oil to your yoghurt or salad on a daily basis. They will help create a stronger skin barrier.
They are also known to fight inflammation in the gut, which will show positive effects on the skin too.