The secret of the yellow berries for your skin

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Vitamin C and Carotenoids

Carotenoids are a type of color pigment that gives fruits and vegetables a yellow-orange color. Carotenoids are absorbed via the intestine from food and can then be transformed in the body into vitamin A, also known as Retinol, which has scientific and positive properties when it comes to, for example, acne, psoriasis, sun damage or wrinkles. Yellow berries are also full of vitamin C, an antioxidant that protects the cells against oxidative stress in the skin, which leads to premature aging of the skin. Vitamin C is good for the immune system and necessary to maintain your energy level. In addition, vitamin C contributes to the body's absorption of iron, which is important for the production of collagen in the skin cells, to support the skin's structure and counteract signs of aging. Oxidative stress leads to dull and tired skin and vitamin C gives the skin the boost it needs to look younger and fresher.

Sea buckthorn: 
Sea buckthorn is a powerful, nutritious Superfood. The amount of vitamin C in a single small sea buckthorn berry is as much as in five oranges. Sea buckthorn is a rich source of several desirable fatty acids, such as Omega 3, 6, 7 & 9. Sea buckthorn can have an anti-aging effect and in the cosmetic industry, sea buckthorn oil is used for beauty purposes to rejuvenate the skin through the regeneration of skin cells.
Sea buckthorn contains 10 vitamins, 24 trace elements and 18 amino acids including omega 3, 6, 7 and 9 as well as the important vitamins such as A, B, C and E.

Rose hip: 
The rosehip is considered one of the Nordic superberries with its nutritious plant substances. 2 dl of rose hips contains as much vitamin C as 1 kg of lemons. Rosehip has been shown to be very effective against joint pain and inflammation in rheumatic problems and osteoarthritis. Studies show that rosehip affects both cholesterol and blood pressure in the right direction. Read the study here.

Cloudberry: 
The cloudberry contains up to four times as much vitamin C as an orange. 100 grams of cloudberry covers almost the entire daily requirement. In addition, they contain fiber, magnesium, zinc, potassium and beta-carotene. Cloudberry is also high in iron which helps improve the body's circulation.

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