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Eat your way towards radiant skin
Just like our bodies, the skin can benefit from a specific diet. In addition to finding the right skin care products – how you eat is one of the key factors in determining the health of your skin. Try incorporating these super foods into your diet for a radiant complexion.
Almonds are seeds not nuts and they are packed with Vitamin E which acts like an antioxidant to protect your skin from UV lights. How to eat: Keep small baggies of almonds on hand for a quick fix snack.
These Vitamin A powerhouses are great for clearing up breakouts and also help prevent the overproduction of cells in the skins outer layer. How to eat: Skip the baby carrots and peel fresh carrots and chop julienne style – you can add some lemon juice for zing.
Not that you really need an excuse but dark chocolate is excellent for reducing roughness in the skin and protecting from sun damage. How to eat: Treat yourself to a few squares as a mid-day snack.
When its consumed hot the bionic brew releases catechins, a cancer-fighting antioxidant to help against skin cancer. How to eat: Brew a cup in place of your morning java fix.
Sure these little babies are great on a salad but consumed warm is when they become super-effective. They contain a product called lycopene which helps eliminate skin-aging free radicals caused by UV rays. How to eat: Warmed in olive oil with fresh garlic.
These are a rich source of folate and has natural red pigment that has been categorized as a cancer fighter. How to eat: Fresh and raw – simple grate on top of a salad or as a crunchy side dish.
Loaded with nutrients like sulforaphane, a chemical said to boost cancer-fighting enzymes. How to eat: Asian-style slaw or as a crunchy topping on burgers and sandwiches.
This tasty fish is packed with omega-3s, which help fight stress and put you in a good mood.Our bodies can’t make omega-3s on their own, so it’s crucial that we get these mood-boosters from foods (canola oil and omega-3 fortified eggs will also do the trick). How to eat: Salmon is very versatile and works well on the grill or you can also poach it and eat it room temperature.
The super fruit is great for your skin because it’s loaded with vitamin C and boasts four times as much as citrus fruits. Vitamin C serves as the body’s natural Botox, keeping your skin cells full and wrinkle-free. How to eat: Slice and enjoy!
Beta-carotene, which makes these tubers orange, balances your skin’s pH, helps combat dryness, and promotes cell turnover, all resulting in smoother skin. How to eat: When they are baked the natural sweetness is magnified so you can eat them plain without adding butter or sugar.
If anything can provide the natural goodness of nutrients, packed in a deliciously sweet chamber of nectarine juices, it has to be berries. They are excellent dietary sources of vitamin A, C, and E and are packed to the core with essential antioxidants, to keep skin glowing. An adequate intake releases the dietary antioxidants in the body to keep the blood free of impurities and increase nutrient absorption for comparatively. How to eat: In a smoothie, in a yogurt parfait or plain!