Friday, March 2, 2012
Vegetable Which Can Make Healthy Skin and Shiny Hair
Who does not like vegetables? Maybe I'm one of them :)
Since my kids, I don't like to eat vegetables, despite the fact that vegetables are important for our body. Vegetables also turned out to be skin and your hair healthy and looking shiny. Especially if you eat vegetables on a regular basis every day, besides can make our body healthy, it can also help your skin and hair growth.
Then, how can the vegetables can make a nice skin and our hair looking shiny? Yes, because in many vegetables contain vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that will provide optimal health for your skin and hair.
So, now you know the benefits of vegetables? Then what kind of vegetables that can help the health of skin and hair? Check out some of the following vegetables list below :
1. Orange and yellow vegetables
Orange vegetables contain beta-carotene which is the pigmentation and antioxidants (carotenoids) that can boost the immune system, which in turn can help increase hair growth and healthy skin. Yellow vegetables also contain carotenoids, and has many benefits such as orange-colored vegetables.
It also contains vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, flavonoids and other nutrients such as calcium and potassium in varying amounts.
Some orange and yellow vegetables are carrots, pumpkin, yellow peppers, yellow yam and sweet potato, pumpkin, tomatoes, yellow and orange tomatoes.
2. Red vegetables
Many red vegetables contain phytochemicals, which can reduce free radicals that can cause damage to skin and hair. In addition, the red colored vegetables contain lycopene, the phytochemical that gives some red color and is a powerful antioxidant that is necessary for overall body health.
Some red vegetables include tomatoes, red peppers and red onion.
3. Greens vegetables
Green vegetables contain high fiber, low in fat, rich in folic acid, vitamin C, iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium. It also contains a number of phytochemicals such as lutein, beta-cryptoxanthin, zeaxanthin and beta-carotene.
The content of these contribute to a healthy immune system and can help the body's performance and enhance growth of healthy hair and skin.
There are plenty of green vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, lettuce, spinach, broccoli, peas, green beans, cucumbers, green peppers, asparagus, lima beans and celery.