Healthy Skin, Vitamin A

 The largest organ of the body is skin, having two layers, the epidermis and the dermis. Skin is made up of: Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Zinc. To ensure the growth of your child’s healthy body, encourage them to eat foods from the following list.

 Fruits:   Apricots fresh or dried, avocado, cherries, guava, grapefruit, oranges, cantaloupe melon, mango, plantain, pomegranate, watermelon. Vegetables: Raw or cooked carrots, broccoli, dandelion greens (chard), mustard greens, turnip, squash, spinach, pumpkin, tomato sauce, peas, sweet potatoes and yams.

Remove and drain water from vegetables after 7 minutes of boiling in order to optimize their nutrients. If boiled longer than 7 minutes vegetables lose their nutritional value.

The appearance of skin, hair and nails are important to understanding the health of the individual, or any present deficiencies.

· Diet is critical to restoring and maintaining the body’s health.

· Drinking water aids in healing dry skin.

· Daily consumption of an egg corrects brittle nails and returns the shine to dull hair.