Foods for Glowing Skin

Eat Raw Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits
Fruits

Vegetables like carrots and cucumber, fruits like apples, cherries, bananas and oranges, nuts like almonds and grain like sprouted beans, uncooked raw food preserves its natural enzymes, aiding digestion, energy, and weight loss. There is no second opinion that these foods results in a good complexion. The healthy oils in nuts, avocados, and olive oil keep skin cell membranes strong and flexible. However, your body does need proteins to make and maintain building blocks.

vegetables
vegetables

Hook on to “The Mediterranean Diet”
Fish, leafy green vegetables, olive oil, salad and fruits are most sought after ingredients of healthy ingredients. Mediterranean Diet includes all these things, thereby combining all the benefits of these healthy food items. Omega-3 fatty acids in fish help keep skin-cell membranes strong and elastic. Mediterranean Diet may also protect against melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer. Olive oil, tomatoes, and red wine have antioxidants that help block the chemical reactions that lead to sun damage.

Be a Vegetarian

Grains
Grains

Fresh vegetables and fruits are best for skin; the antioxidants in vegetables and fruits neutralize the free radicals that add to wrinkles, brown spots, and other signs of aging. In order to make your skin suppler add ground flax seeds and olive and safflower oils to your diet, it will help your skin retain water, making your skin even better.

Eat Low Fat Diet

Minimizing on saturated fat is good for your heart health and waistline. A diet low in animal fat also curtails the production of free radicals that can prematurely age skin. Your skin requires some fat, in particular the good kind found in nuts and olive oil.

Nuts
Nuts

Start Low Carb Diet

South Beach Diet and Atkins Diet are Low Carb Diets. Diet Plans that substitute in whole grains, fresh produce, and lean meats increase antioxidants, blemish-busting zinc and collagen-building protein. While eating low carb and high protein you must know that excess of animal fat can result in an increased production of free radicals that interfere with normal cellular processing.

 

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