Who doesn’t want a youthful healthy glow? Clear youthful skin comes from within. What we eat and drink have a direct effect on our skin’s condition. There are a lot of foods that are beneficial to our skin. Here are some foods you might want to consider eating for your skin’s overall health.
Avocados are packed with “good” fats. They reduce inflammation, have antioxidants, protect against damage from free radicals(speeds up aging).
Full of Omega 3. What do Omega 3 do for the skin? They are anti inflammatory, protect the skin from the inside out, and help with skin restoration
Antioxidants packed with Vitamin A (encourages healthy skin production and stimulates fibroblasts-keeps skin firm and healthy), Vitamin C (asorbic acid- protects from free radical damage and UV rays), and Vitamin E (blocks free radical damage reducing wrinkles)
Spinach along with other leafy green vegetables, have Folate which helps repair and maintain DNA. Water in these greens penetrates cell membrane- which makes for plumper and less wrinkled skin
Omega 3 which can help improve skin elasticity. Also has Copper and minerals which boost collagen production
Contain Lycopene, the photochemical that makes them red helps eliminate free radicals caused by UV rays. Also helps lower acne promoting hormone
Green Tea is full of antioxidants to help skin look younger and healthier
Pumpkin is packed with Zinc, Vitamin A and K ,and Omega 3. All help to protect and repair the skin
Sweet potatoes contain beta carotene which helps balance ph and encourage skin cell turnover. Also rich in Vitamin C
Olive oil is rich in antioxidants, Vitamin E helps restore smoothness and protects against UV light
These are just a few superfoods that if added to your diet can help improve your skins overall condition.
Happy eating to you and your skin!!