5 Top Ingredients For Beautiful Skin! by Suzanne Currie
The skin care industry is enormous, And people all over the
world spend massive amounts of cash in order to fix their concerns,
such as wrinkles, acne, and dryness. However, a lot of consumers
these days overlook healing foods for the some of the cheapest,
safest and most effective remedies
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It's true, nature is best and we have a huge variety of fruits and
vegetables that are nutrient rich and prove they have disease
fighting qualities. These foods will not only cleanse our bodies
but they will result in beautiful skin with a smoother, healthier
and clearer complexion. The foods shown here show how they can
improve the skin for a fraction of the price that many creams and
Green tea is rich in antioxidants that reduce inflammation and
protect cell membranes. It has been proven to reduce the damage of
sunburns and overexposure to ultraviolet light, which in turn
reduces the risk of skin cancer. Green tea also contains
Recent research by scientists at the Medical College of Georgia
shows that the polyphenol most abundant in green tea also acts as a
"fountain of youth" it reactivates dying skin cells. In addition to
its skin-healthy properties, green tea is also high in vitamins C,
D and K, zinc, calcium, magnesium and iron.
Salmon along with other fatty fish, walnuts and flaxseed is high in
healthy fatty acids that are key for achieving healthy skin.
Essential fatty acids such as omega-3s help keep cell membranes
healthy by keeping out harmful substances as well as allowing
nutrients to enter cells and exit with waste products. Omega-3s
also acts as an anti-inflammatory.
Increasing consumption of omega-3 fatty acid-rich foods such as
salmon will help to keep the skin supple and youthful. Salmon is
also rich in protein, potassium, selenium and vitamin B12.
Blueberries are considered by many experts to be the highest food
source of antioxidants, they target free radicals that can ruin
skin cells. By protecting skin cells from damage and
disintegration, the skin looks younger for longer. Blueberries are
also an excellent source of soluble and insoluble fibre, vitamin C,
manganese, vitamin E and riboflavin.
Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, which is a nutrient
required for healthy skin. They contain high levels of
antioxidants, which help to prevent free radical damage of the skin
cells. Vitamin A is required for developing and maintaining skin
cells. Carrots are also a superior source of fibre, they contain
vitamins K, C and B6, potassium and thiamine.
Drinking plenty of water for great skin, even with your individual
minimum intake your skin will look younger and healthier. Your
water intake should be from pure, clean water helping to rejuvenate
skin cells. Water hydrates your cells and helps them to flush out
toxins whilst retaining nutrients in. Water with caffeinated and
sugar added doesn't count though.
In addition to a healthy diet and a combination of these
ingredients, try to avoid fatty foods that trigger bad skin.
These include saturated fats and fried foods, will often trap oil
and bacteria beneath the skin, causing acne and other skin
problems. The right foods and avoiding the wrong ones will help you
to reveal beautiful, youthful-looking skin without the high price
tag of expensive cosmetics.