Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid is a vital component in the production of collagen. Collagen is what gives your skin its’ firmness and strength. It also helps in the growth of cells and blood vessels.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant that protects your cells’ DNA from damage such as wrinkling caused by UV radiation. Adequate vitamin C levels are required to help prevent and treat wrinkles.
To ensure that you are getting enough vitamin C from your diet, I recommend the highest foods containing vitamin C.
Top Foods Containing Vitamin C
- Red and yellow Peppers
- Red Cabbage
If you would like to know more about taking care of your skin naturally with Dr. Triendl’s antioxidant protocol call the clinic at 416-361-6000.