We all crave for healthy skin, but where we lack is not taking the right nutrition for healthy skin.
How many creams we use topically to make our skin look healthier; but if we do not care for our body from inside, all the efforts will go in vain.
I suggest you all to take foods, which are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and essential fatty acids, which work wonders for your skin.
So, following are the list of 9 superfoods, which will definitely make your skin younger and healthier than ever before.
1. Green Tea
If you are not aware of the fact that green tea is very rich in antioxidants, so let me tell you this this is one of the best source of nutrients, which successfully combats the effects of aging of the skin.
Besides having antioxidants, green tea has chlorophyll, which reduces the risk of cancer. One must include this in one’s diet for healthy living.
This is the one food item, which is an integral part of Indian food cooking. So, we should not worry about it. You can take 3-6 tomatoes daily to have antioxidants and slow down the process of aging.
3. Dark Chocolates
This one comes under the category of fetish food. Many of us would have felt happy when we hear that dark chocolates are healthy for the skin, isn’t it?
But, one should not consume more than 10 gm of dark chocolate in a day, otherwise it would be unhealthy. We should follow a balanced diet for healthy skin and our overall health too.
Include this item in your diet and see wonders happening to your skin.
Avocados are rich source of vitamin E and antioxidants.
Vitamin E brings shine to your skin and antioxidants fight with the free radicals.
If you want to have a glowing and healthy skin, then you should consume at least 2 avocados in a week, this is really good for the skin.
Broccoli is a rich source of vitamin C, manganese, omega 3 and omega 6.
Vitamin C, we all know is essential for healthy skin. It boosts collagen production in your skin.
Whereas manganese fights against sun damage and omega 3 and omega 6 are termed as essential fatty acids, which are very good for the skin.
Omega 3 regulates the oil production in our system, hence makes our skin hydrated and delay the process of skin aging.
Omega 6 stimulates skin and hair growth in our system, hence fights with the skin damage effectively. Hence, makes our skin looking younger and youthful.
6. Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower seeds are rich source of vitamin E, selenium and manganese.
Vitamin E and selenium are rich source of antioxidants. Antioxidants work against free radical. Free radicals damage our skin.
Manganese works against sun damage and maintains elasticity of the skin.
7. Red and Yellow Bell Peppers
Bell peppers are rich source of vitamin C, antioxidants and various carotenoids.
Vitamin C boosts production of collagen, which makes the skin firmer and plump and reduces fine lines on skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
Antioxidants, you all know fights free radicals and carotenoids protects from UV exposure, brighten and firms the skin.
Walnuts are rich source of omega 3, antioxidants, potassium and protein.
Omega 3 brings glow and radiance to the skin. Whereas antioxidants combats the free radicals.
Potassium reduces the sagginess of the skin, hence make the skin more firmer.
Protein helps the body to repair the damaged cells in body and to produce new cells too.
Eggs are rich source of protein, omega 3 and omega 9.
Egg’s protein contain amino acids, which rejuvenates skin cells and maintain the elasticity of the skin too.
Omega 3 and omega 9 improves the texture of the cell membrane and maintains the elasticity of the skin, hence make your skin healthy.
Hope you have got enough information regarding how to get healthy skin internally through having various nutritious foods in your diet.
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