Hi, and welcome to Sesame Skin Street! Skin health is brought to you today by the letters A, C, and E and by the number 3.
Let’s learn the ABCs of eating for skin health. Ready?
A is for Vitamin A which helps the skin cells grow. Making new cells is how your skin repairs itself. Beta carotene converts into Vitamin A, so you should eat orange foods. Carrots are orange. What other foods are orange? Oranges, cantaloupe, sweet potatoes, and winter squash. Good job, you get an A…a Vitamin A+, to be exact! Your parents are so proud.
C is for Vitamin C which helps synthesize collagen. Collagen keeps your skin smooth and taught. Strawberries, oranges, tomatoes, and broccoli are high in vitamin C. C is for Collagen, kids! You get a sticker.
E is for Vitamin E.
3 is for Omega 3. E and 3 work together to boost your immune system, reduce inflammation, and protect your skin from skin damaging, wrinkle causing free radicals. They’re found in similar foods such as nuts, seeds, fish, and olive oil.
Sing a song with me!
A C E, 3 letters spell ace
Keep skin pretty on your face
Repair skin cells at a fast pace
Eat these foods after saying grace
Healthy fats are a power base
Leafy greens like nature’s lace
For orange foods we’ll make a case
Keep skin healthy in its place
By eating foods with 3 and ACE
Sesame Skin Street has been brought to you by the letters A, C, and E and the number 3.
And his flesh was restored and became clean like that of a young boy. Then Naaman and all his attendants went back to the man of God. He stood before him and said, “Now I know that there is no God in all the world except in Israel.”
2 Kings 5:14b-15a
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