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Vitamin E | a girls best friend!

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Food Active Vitamin E: Known as tocopherol, it is the most important fat soluble anti-oxidant in the body, it has the ability to both protect your skin from UV light and prevent damage from free radicals.

Beauty and Benefits: Numerous…vitamin E is key for gorgeous skin; known to minimise fine lines and wrinkles. As an antioxidant it fights free radicals that damage collagen & elastin and cause inflammation (redness, puffiness & wrinkles). It also helps generation of scar tissue, similar to vitamin C. Improves skin moisture and smoothness.

Source: Nuts (esp. almonds & hazelnuts), seeds, and vegetable oils (esp. wheat germ, sunflower and safflower) are among the best sources, and significant amounts are available in green leafy vegetables. It is present in almost all delicious berries (esp raspberries) and root vegetables. Eggs and sardines are also a great source too.

Morsel to Motivate: Drench your skin in vitamin E, it really can’t get enough…Vitamin E is vital for the body’s ability to use vitamin K, therefore think of it as two for one vitamin intake!

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