We already know that having a good diet can boost energy, improve longevity and control body weight. Good diet can also keep skin supple and smooth and help fight age-related damage.
Are you now wondering what to eat to stay beautiful and young? This skin-saving food will be a good start.
If you tolerate grains, a good way to start your day is by eating oats for breakfast. Oats are rich in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, folate and potassium. That make them, an amazing natural beauty enhancer. They can help to soothe and heal the skin and prevent premature ageing.
Tropical fruit is full of vitamin C, which will help to defend your skin against damage free radicals and help your body to produce collagen, which will keep your skin firm and elastic. Pineapple, kiwi, papaya and other tropical fruits are the ones to love.
Fish contains omega-3 fats which is also known as ‘good fats’. These good fats keep toxins out and allow water and nutrients into the skin, which helps to fight inflammation in the skin.
Eating cold water fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, tuna, sardines, black cod, among many others will lead to smoother, younger – looking skin with a visible reduction of skin inflammations such as acne and psoriasis.
Make sure you avoid deep fried fish and only eat fish prepared in healthy ways.
Almonds are one of the most nutritious nuts for your skin. They contain vitamin B, E vitamins, healthy fats and protein, which are one the essentials for smooth and firm skin.
Vitamin B biotin helps to maintain healthy fatty acids in the skin to keep it soft and supple. Without enough biotin skin can become dry, flaky and irritated.
Vitamin E works as a skin antioxidant, which protects the skin cells from free radical damage which leads to wrinkles and skin ageing.
If you want to have smooth and wrinkle free skin remember to eat raw and unsalted almonds, since roasted and salted varieties are high in oils and can trigger excess sebum production which will lead to acne.
Pumpkin is your skin’s perfect companion. Pumpkin is filled with vitamins C, E and A as well fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), which increase cell turnover, to brighten and smooth the skin.
Pumpkin seeds have amazing properties for acne sufferers. The seeds are filled with zinc, which helps to control the hormone level and oil production, as well as assist with healing of the skin.
Try to replace potatoes and other higher starch foods with pumpkin. In just a week, your skin will probably look brand new.