It’s almost impossible to get healthy and beautiful skin without engaging in healthy eating habits and exercise. You can’t just keep slathering on skin care products without taking care of your skin internally as well. A diet rich in nutritious foods can help skin regenerate faster and can give it that healthy glow.
This 2015 is the right time to start eating our way to great skin with the help of course of the following superfoods that can boost our skin health.
Kale was very big in 2014 and for the right reasons. This diet superfood not only helps deal with heart disease and diabetes, it can also make our skin smoother and supple. In fact, kale is in some of our skin cleansers and is usually partnered with pomegranate to achieve a healthier complexion.
Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and is surprisingly also good for our skin health. These essential fatty acids, which are also found in walnuts and flax seeds, makes or cell membranes healthy and more effective in retaining skin moisture.
Berries and plums
Berries and plums have high antioxidant contents. These antioxidants help fight free radicals that come from unhealthy sun exposure present in our bodies and even in our skin. The phytochemicals and antioxidants help protect the cell and having lesser chances of skin cell damage.
These superfood can give regular potatoes a run for its money. It contains large amounts of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that helps the skin avoid damage caused by the harmful rays of the sun. For healthier food choices, you can substitute the normal potato fries for baked sweet potato fries.