Recently, having a glowing a beautiful skin has become a dream for both females and even males. Previously only ladies used to be concerned about their skin glowing but it isn’t so recently.
When it comes to achieving glowing skin, most of us head straight to our vanity tables for results from various skincare products. These skincare products are essential for skin health as they cleanse, protect, prevent, repair, treat and hydrate the skin directly.
Along the side of using topical products, it’s also important to be mindful about what we put into our bodies. A diet consisting of processed foods or foods high in sugar and fat can cause dry skin, acne, oiliness and dark under-eye circles.
Below are foods that enables and helps individuals to have beautiful and glowing skin;
Avocados are high in healthy fats. Healthy fats are beneficial to many functions of the body including achieving healthy, glowing skin. They are essential to keeping skin flexible and moisturized and helps reduce the appearance of aging. Furthermore, avocados are filled with antioxidants like lutein and beta carotene. Lutein and beta carotene both help to keep skin supple and soft. Finally, avocados are a great source of vitamin E and vitamin C. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps to protect the skin from oxidative damage, while vitamin C is used in the creation of collagen. Collagen is a structural protein that helps to keep skin firm.
Enjoy your avocados and enjoy beautiful anti aging skin.
Walnuts are packed full of essential fatty acids like omega-3 fats. Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation in the body — including inflammation found in the skin, and they help the skin stay smooth and moisturized. Walnuts also contain zinc. Zinc helps the skin function as a protective barrier, and it helps heal wounds by fighting inflammation and bacteria. Enjoy walnuts by themselves, stirred into soups or by throwing a few into a summer salad!
If you are looking for a reason to enjoy some chocolate, try eating dark chocolate. Dark chocolate can help to protect your skin from sun damage. Chocolate, or raw cocoa, contains flavonoids. Flavonoids are anti-aging antioxidants that fight against free radicals to protect the skin from UV radiation and help prevent wrinkles, fine lines and skin discoloration. According to Healthline, it is essential to pick dark chocolate with 70% cocoa to maximize its benefits and keep added sugar to a minimum. Enjoy dark chocolate to enjoy great skin.
Tomatoes are high in carotenoids, including lycopene. To activate the lycopene benefits found in tomatoes, research has shown that it is important to cook the tomatoes a little. Yes, our popular tomato stew has benefits for the skin, isn’t that amazing.
Blueberries, raspberries and blackcurrants are all loaded with vitamins, like vitamin C, and other anti-inflammatory agents that help protect against free-radicals and help prevent premature aging. Furthermore, berries are lower in sugar than many other fruits. Sugar can speed up the skin’s aging process, besides having many other unhealthy side effects on the body.
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