NUTRITION

Nutritions

Good nutrition is the key to good mental and physical health. Eating a balanced diet is an important part of good health for everyone. The seven major classes of nutrients are categorized as either macronutrients, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, fiber and water, or micronutrients, minerals and vitamins.

By combining foods from all the different food groups you can meet your body’s daily needs. There are many species from the plant and animal kingdom that have a high concentration of good nutrients and to mention a few.

Salmon with a high concentration of omega 3. Rosehip Indian Gooseberry naturally rich in vitamin C. Blueberry, seafood and algeas are all powerful anti-oxidants. Grain, legumes and dairy products all rich in proteins and root crops, vegetables, fruits and pasta rich on fibers.

Vitamins

Vitamins is an organic substance that are a vital nutrient for all living organism. Vitamins can’t be produced in sufficient amount by your body but must be supplied via the food you are eating. Vitamins can be divided into two categories, fat-soluble, which can be stored in the body fat, and water-soluble, that disappears with the urine.

The best way to get your daily recommendations of vitamins is to have a good and balanced diet of fruits and vegetables, however people can have a different need for certain vitamins. There are several vitamins that is helpful for your skin and to mention a few.

Vitamin A and B7 contributes to the maintenance of normal skin. Vitamin B1 promotes normal blood sugar and glucose. Vitamin B6, B12 and D contribute to a normal immune system function. Vitamin C helps boost normal collagen formation. Vitamin E which helps protect cells from oxidative stress.

Minerals

Minerals are important for your body to stay healthy. Your body uses minerals for many different jobs, including keeping your bones, muscles, heart, and brain working properly. Minerals are also important for making enzymes and hormones.

There are two kinds of minerals: macro minerals and trace minerals. You need larger amounts of macro minerals, such as calcium and magnesium, and smaller amounts trace minerals, which includes chromium, zinc and selenium.

Minerals that is good for your skin are zinc that contributes to normal DNA synthesis, chromium promotes normal glucose and thereby working against glycation effect of the skin and selenium which helps protect cells from oxidative stress damage.