When it comes to Healthy Skin it is just as important that you take care of it from the inside out just as much as the outside. In addition to using anti aging skin care creams and treatments such as derma peels, you should make sure you eat specific foods regularly to keep your skin glowing and vitalized. Below we've gathered 10 foods that are very nutritious and hydrating for your skin if eaten regularly.
The skin of the apple has powerful antioxidants such as "quercetin" which aids in healing the skin and protecting it from sunlight UVB rays that can otherwise cause cancerous skin cells. There are certain apples that contain more quercetin then others, we recommend Monroe, Cortland and Golden Delicious Apples.
Not only is Kale incredibly good for you in general, it is specifically great for your skin health. Kale naturally has a skin-firming vitamin C and A complex that works in unison with other molecules such as lutein and zeaxanthin to create a powerful defense against free radicals from UV rays.
The amount of Beta-Carotene in Pumpkin is substantial in comparison to most fruits and vegetables. Beta-Carotene naturally converts into Vitamin A once digested. High amounts of Vitamin A acts as a catalyst in the growth of new skin cells and increasing skin turnover. All of it together aids in creating healthier, smoother, and wrinkle-free skin.
Yogurt has always been used for calming irritated, dry and sensitive skin and creating smooth hydrated skin. It also increases the skin's firmness through natural dairy proteins.
Walnuts are loaded with minerals and nutrition, specifically copper. The mineral copper boosts the levels of collagen and omega 3 fatty acids which helps the skin's elasticity.
Not only is Kiwi delicious, but the copious amount of Vitamin C in this small fruit is incredible for stimulating collagen synthesis in your skin cells which aids in strength and appearance. Hydration is also a positive side affect of eating Kiwi, you will notice wrinkles start to fade and dry spots start to disappear.
Again, Vitamin C is plentiful in this fruit. Collagen fibers from the Vitamin C are the main ingredient in keeping your skin smooth and firm. Strawberries also have a special effect of protecting elastic fibers that otherwise would allow the skin to sag if lost.
Drink Pomegranate juice or eat the fruit itself ad you will see that after the daily use, this fruit creates a natural blush or rosiness from the polyphenol antioxidants and increase of blood flow to the skin.
Believe it or not, the antioxidants in ages are very powerful against UV damage from getting too much sun. It also stops wrinkles in their tracks.
Any pepper containing the antioxidant - carotenoid are great for making the skin stronger and less sensitive to UV rays. Yellow and orange peppers seem to contain the highest amounts of carotenoid.
DONT FORGET TO DRINK WATER!
Make sure with all these foods that you never stop drinking ample amounts of water. Water is the number one key source in addition to nutritious foods that stops skin from appearing dry or flaky.