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Foods To Heal Scars

You never know when an accident might happen, like grabbing a too-hot dish or falling off your bike. But there are foods you can eat every day to make your body stronger and more capable of healing wounds and scars. Consider this your accident insurance diet:

Vitamin C is crucial for your body’s healing abilities. Since your body doesn’t produce the Vitamin itself, try these food sources:

Blackcurrant

Guava

Strawberry

Kiwi Fruit

Clementine

Grapefruit

Raspberry

Lychees

Peppers

Spring Greens

Cauliflower

Tomato

Green Cabbage

Potatoes

Put a little color back in your skin after an accident. Colorful fruits and vegetables that contain Beta Carotene are powerful antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties. Try some of these:

Carrots

Spinach

Apricots

Apples

Avocado

Cantaloupe

Cherries

Cranberries

Mango

Peach

Acorn Squash

Beets

Summer Squash

Kale

Broccoli

Sweet Potato

 

Foods high in Vitamin E also contain anti-inflammatory properties. Try these:

Sunflower seeds

Almonds

Olives

Spinach

Papaya

Swiss Chard

Mustard Greens

Turnip Greens

Collard Greens

Blueberries

 

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