Did you know what you eat and drink can affect the health of your skin?
Studies have shown that diets rich in vegetables, fruits, nuts and beans may be beneficial for your skin and can improve hydration,elasticity, and the appearance of wrinkles!
What makes a good good for your skin? Many nutrients (Vit C and E, beta-carotene and polyphenols) in plant-based foods function as antioxidants reducing inflammation and defend against oxidation. Where nuts, seeds and fish are packed with the omega 3 and omega 6. Omega’s are helpful with many skin conditions such as acne, dermatitis and psoriasis.
So what’s some really good foods to add to your diet?
–Vit C rich foods; citrus, broccoli, sweet peppers and kiwi.
–Fruits with polyphenols; berries, pomegranates, grapes
Fruits and veggies with beta-carotene; carrots, mangoes, kale
–Soybeans-may help menopausal women with wrinkles and hydration
–Nuts and seeds; flax, chia, walnuts
–Oily fish; Salmon, sardines, trout
–Water and green tea; skip the sugar
While there is no specific superfood for skin health, an overall balanced diet of these foods can make a difference.
What’s some of your top foods for skin health?
Updated on May 11, 2023