Vitamin E Fruits for Ostomates
DISCLAIMER: some of these fruits may not be suitable for all ostomates
Vitamin E is an essential nutrient for our health as it protects us from harmful free radicals, caused by toxins in the environment. Including foods filled with vitamin E in your diet is the best way to keep optimal levels of this vitamin in your body. Being a powerful antioxidant, having a vitamin E balanced diet is important as it will contribute to your immune system and will promote healthy skin, hair and nails.
That’s why we’ve compiled a list of our favourite vitamin E filled fruits to help you get the best source of this vitamin:
You may have seen avocados posted across your Instagram feeds and making an appearance in your recipe books, but do they live up to their hype? The answer is, yes! If you didn’t already know, just 1 avocado contains 20% of the required daily intake of vitamin E. In addition, they are also rich in fiber, low in carbohydrates and loaded with carotenoids. So why not kick-start your day with some avocado on toast?
As well as eating this tasty fruit, you can also use it to make a nourishing hair mask. It can be used instead of vitamin E oil as it helps to soothe the scalp and promotes strong, healthy skin.
Another great source of vitamin E are kiwi fruits; just 1 cup of this fruit contains 13% of vitamin E. They are also loaded with many other vitamins such as vitamin K and vitamin C, which cooperate well with vitamin E as an antioxidant and contribute to healthy, glowing skin.
Brighten up your morning breakfast by trying kiwi on breakfast cereal, pancakes or yogurt.
Blackberries are also a great source of vitamin E, with 1 cup equaling to 8% of your daily vitamin E intake. They are an amazing source of vitamin C and vitamin K, which again work well with vitamin E to promote healthy skin.
A popular option for many people is to consume blackberries as part of a healthy breakfast. They can be included as part of a fruit salad, cereals, porridge or even fruit smoothies.
Similarly to blackberries, raspberries are rich in various vitamins and minerals. One cup contains 5% of your daily value of this nutrient and are also high in vitamin C and vitamin K. They are powerful antioxidants that will work to counter inflammation, fight free radicals and promote healthy skin.
Breakfast cereals, smoothies and fruit salads are also popular ways to eat this fruit.
Our Platinum Vitamin E Range utilizes the benefits of vitamin E to help maintain moisturized, procted and healthy skin, To try a sample, click here.