Top 10 Foods That Are Good For Your Skin
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 • 51 comments
The secret to a healthier and gorgeous skin is in your diet, and not in your makeup case (well, sometimes it is!). As they say, your skin reflects what you eat so dig in to these 10 delicious beautifiers that are sure to give you gorgeous and healthy skin.
Walnuts - Walnuts are rich in vitamins E and B which helps fight off free radicals which can cause wrinkles and stress. It is also rich in omega-3 fatty acids so if you want to have smoother skin, healthy hair, strong bones and brighter eyes snack on some walnuts.
Berries - Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries name it. Berries are jam-packed with antioxidants which protects your skin from premature aging, so add half a cup of berries to your cereal or yogurt everyday.
Fish - If you're a huge fan of sashimi then you're in luck! Salmon and tuna are very rich in omega-3 fatty acids which helps to keep your skin supple and moisturized. Salmon also has selenium, a mineral that helps protect the skin from the harsh sun exposure.
Avocado - Avocados provides nearly 20 essential nutrients including potassium, fiber, vitamin E, frolic acid and unsaturated fats. Eating avocado in moderation may help reduce fluid retention and improve skin smoothness, elasticity.
Carrots - Carrots are very rich in bitoin and vitamin A which provide the building blocks for the development of new skin cells. Carrots are also rich in antioxidants which helps fight inflammation and support collagen health.
Dark Chocolate - Contrary to popular belief, chocolate does not cause acne. Dark chocolate helps skin stay hydrated and protects from sun damage. However, you should keep in mind to go for those that has high flavanol content and should be not less than 60% cacao. Don't forget to share okay?!
Red Capsicums - Red bell peppers taste good whether eaten cooked or raw. A single bell pepper already contains 100% of your daily vitamin C needs. They are also rich in carotenoid which can help fight acne, prevent wrinkles and increase blood circulation for your skin.
Pomegranate - Pomegranate seeds are very high in punicic acid, an omega-5 fatty acid which has antioxidant properties that promote cell renewal and regeneration. It also help brighten your skin complexion and is capable of inhibiting breast cancer proliferation.
Kiwi - Kiwis are loaded with vitamin C and antioxidants, which helps keep you skin firm, prevent wrinkles and are great to keep your teeth and bones healthy and strong. Jyst like Pomegranate, kiwi is also capable of inhibiting breast cancer proliferation.
Water - Some skin imperfections are probably caused by dehydration so drink as much water as possible everyday. Be sure to have at least eight ounces of water daily and don't substitute sodas, coffees or any sugary drinks. Also, try to stay away from salty food as much as possible since they can make you dehydrated easily.
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