Skin is one of the most precious and talked about features for human beings. Advertisements, television and celebrities express the significance of having smooth, flawless skin in order to feel confident. For many people, skin problems exist, ranging from acne, eczema and skin rashes, which can lead to low self-esteem and discomfort. We’ve put together a list of foods/ingredients that you should be eating to help your skin blossom.
Antioxidants help the skin appear more youthful and evenly toned. How it works: Antioxidants protect skin from free radicals, which cause damage to skin cells. Antioxidants help prevent premature aging and wrinkles, and will aid your skin in tightening and toning, and calming inflamed skin.
Foods: Apples, Spinach, Cherries, and Pecans.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Eating foods that are rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids will help diminish blemishes and pimples. It will also help moisturize your skin. One of Omega-3’s best defenses is that it can reduce your risk for skin cancer.
Foods: Salmon, Sardines, Walnuts, and Flaxseeds.
Vitamin C is a key component for the production of collagen in your skin. Collagen aids in the growth of cells and blood vessels, which gives skin its firmness and strength. Consuming Vitamin C will also help your skin heal faster when it has been cut, bruised or burned.
Foods: Red Peppers, Avocado, Strawberries, and Citrus Fruits.
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