Great Flavor, Great Complexion – Foods That Will Make Your Skin Glow
Your skin is a direct reflection of what goes on inside of your body. Whether you are stressed, happy, pleasured, or just eating good food, your skin is sure to tell it all. It is why beauty connoisseurs pay serious attention to their nutrition. Interestingly, most of the foods that are good for your skin are not often found sitting pretty on new generation grocery stores but in the local farmers’ marketplace. Your complexion can just turn out to be enviable if you decide to invest in foods that are rich in vitamins and antioxidants, as well as other nutrients. If you want your Instagram fans to swoon over your no-filter pictures, then you really should consider starting eating these superfoods.
Seriously, do we even need to reiterate this? There are a million reasons why you should love avocados. They are packed with healthy monosaturated fats and fibers that make the skin happy. These delicious fruits are also rich in vitamin E which keeps the harmful effects of UV rays at bay. Experts advise that you should also try having an ‘Overnight Hydrating Mask’ at least once every week, to enjoy all the benefits.
According to a renowned dermatologist in NYC, Dr. Shari Marchbein, “Broccoli is a vegetable that is packed full with vitamin C. The vitamin C content is useful in boosting of the body’s collagen residue which helps in smoothening out wrinkles and fine lines.” Whether you’re using it as a serum or as a stir-fry let your body enjoy the goodness of broccoli. Be sure you don’t over-cook it, to preserve as many vitamins as possible.
Ginseng is a root that is literally packed with antioxidants. Most people use it for relieving stress issues but it is also known for its anti-aging properties. If you want your skin to be as bright as new all the time, ginseng should be used on your skin morning and night. You can find many products based on this remarkable plant, or try using the fresh root to make a home-made serum.
Berries are rich in vitamins and minerals and their juices are sweet and an important component of our smoothie. However, blackberries contain elements that are effective exfoliators because of its malic and citric acid contents. The malic and citric acid components in berries help loosen the skin cells, making it easier for the dead ones to fall off without much scrubbing.
Very few people are aware of the health benefits of red wine. We guess you have learned it here that this popular drink contains antioxidants and resveratrol that put up the sheen on the skin. Additionally, resveratrol is said to contain elements that help fight against skin breakouts, according to some researchers. Consumed in moderation, we all know that wine can also reduce stress, which is good for your skin and your total health. So drink up!
Walnuts stand out as one of the most nutritious super foods that you can find today. They are packed with both body and skin nourishing elements like omega-3, fiber, and several protective antioxidants which are important for a bright complexion. If you haven’t been consuming walnut regularly, start today and your skin would thank you for it.
Isoflavone has skin-benefiting properties and Edamame is a superfood with huge deposits of the phytoestrogen. According to a study conducted in Japan, women who consumed Edamame as much as 40mg daily experienced improved skin firmness and elasticity within 12 weeks. Edamame is also a super healthy snack that can replace those harmful processed snacks we all usually eat while watching television.
Want to nourish and moisturize your skin from inside out? This fish is just what you need. Salmon is loaded with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids which help replace the moisture often dried off by outdoor air or the heat of your room. Salmon is also a healthy source of protein, and the flavor is great!
These are just some of the common superfoods that you probably didn’t know how much your skin needs. Now that you know, get these into your diet and you will be glad you did, and not only for your skin. Consuming healthy fats and foods rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants will improve your overall health while making your skin glow!
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