In many Latin American countries, you can go to your local pharmacy and you can get a vaccine of vitamin C. This is very common when people have a cold or need an immune system boost. Unfortunately, we don’t have it that easy in the U.S. and everything is regulated by our government.
For example, when women find out that they’re pregnant, the first thing their doctor recommends is prenatal vitamins. These vitamins are packed with Folic Acid and all the vitamins a baby needs to grow healthy inside their womb. Yet, after they give birth they stop taking them. They benefit from having beautiful skin and luscious long hair and nails. If supplements are good for you and your baby, why would you stop taking them?
One of the interesting things about supplements is that there’s a supplement for almost anything. Your joints hurt, you take calcium and vitamin D capsules. You can find organic supplements and vitamins for children and adults as gummies or capsules. The Food and Drug Administration does not regulate any of these supplements, which is why you should always make sure you buy from a reputable business and also check with your doctor prior to taking these.
Skin: Milk thistle can help eliminate dark circles, not to mention cleanse the liver, which is responsible for facial spots. Vitamin A helps reduce wrinkles, spots, and make your skin soft and smooth.
Hair: If your hair is thinning because you have anemia, more than likely your doctor has told you that you have an iron deficiency. Iron supplements along with vitamin C can help you with this.
Eyes: Many people suffer from dry eyes and the best thing you could do is drink lots of water. In addition, you can look for supplements with Vitamin A and beta-carotene if you have trouble seeing at night. Vitamin C can also help prevent cataracts.
Nails: Omega 3 fatty acids are not only good for heart health, but also for healthy nails. You can find Omega 3 supplements or fish oil.
Combo: Primrose and black currant oil supplements include gamma-linolenic acid, which is a fat that helps give you healthy, skin, hair, and nails.