Ever think of looking good inside out? Ever thought of wearing your skin and hair as your tool to look good, apart from clothes and makeup? Well you can work on your skin by what you put into your mouth…here is a list of foods, which when inculcated religiously into your diet, will make your skin, hair and nails look their best….read on..
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant which will protect you against overexposure to the sun. Your favorite vitamin C food also contains bioflavonoid which will enhance collagen in the skin and you know the rest is known…Here is what you can eat, grapefruits, mausambi, lemons, and oranges, make them your pals.
Again loaded with vitamin C to boost skin collagen and these berries are also is an anti-oxidant. It helps in fighting against aging. Include blackberries, pomegranate and strawberries as well to variate.
Salmon has skin beautifying omega-3 fatty acids and selenium which helps to fight skin infections and inflammations. This is a super food, and can be had in the form of omega 3 supplements. Alter with sardines and mackerel.
Pumpkin seeds have lots of vitamin E and omega-3 fatty acids that keep your skin smooth and your hair shiny. Pumpkin seeds should be included in cases of acne as well.
Beans are high in protein but are also very lean, alter with eggs, chicken, lean meats and lentils in your diet. Packed with protein, biotin and iron plus zinc, these foods with strengthen hair like there is no tomorrow.
Loaded with antioxidants that have been shown to protect skin from sun damage, you can never have enough of green tea and this will hydrate your skin as well.
I have been hearing so much of good things about seaweed, the high mineral content in the ocean veggies helps in cases of skin dryness, eczema and acne.
This again is loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C and works similar to the other vitamin C based fruits.
Carrots are a great way to protect your skin from the sun as they reduce skin’s sensitivity to UV rays apart from the glow it imparts to the skin.
Peppers have a high antioxidant levels and apparently have the best vitamin C for your skin. Take them as a snack or on your cheese toast to enhance your diet.
This are a low-fat source of protein a mineral that can help prevent acne, boost your immune system and heal acne scars.Shell fish will also add shine to your hair with the vitamin B they contain.
The Vitamin A in the pretty red tomatoes will enhance your skin and lycopene in them will also aid in sun protection inside out, but also wear your sunscreen 😛 These are excellent for your skin’s health.
Also, try to cut down salt, sugar and caffeine in your diet to keep your skin hydrated. Alcohol will suck the hydration off your skin so this is a no-no as well. Red and processed meats will make your skin dehydrated and dull as well. Hope you can incorporate these good food items to make your skin supple, hair shine and nails pinker.
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