Preventing Stretch Marks

What Can Be Done To Prevent Stretch Marks?

The best defense against stretch marks of one is to ensure that skin keeps its maximum elasticity during pregnancy. This is accomplished by keeping skin well-hydrated and supple .

Elastin and collagen fibers within the skin are essential to keep skin tight that is growing, and the stronger they are, the less likely they are to break and leave stretch marks that are resulting. It therefore makes sense to consume foods that are rich in Vitamin C and E, zinc and silica, which help form collagen. Vitamin C particularly is an essential antioxidant that helps protect tissue. Continue reading