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FOOD FOR YOUR SKIN

Few magically foods if included in your diet can make your skin glow. A healthy diet is essential for a healthy body as well as for your glowing skin.

Top Listed magical foods:-

Waters

Stay hydrated, 8 to 10 glasses of water a day is required to avoid dryness. Its help in flushing out toxins from your system, thereby making your skin clear and shine.

"Apples" are good for the skin as they contain vitamins and a component called pectin. Pectin helps in absorption of unhealthy toxins and oil from the skin.

"Blueberries" are rich in powerful antioxidants able to inhibit free radicals which damage skin. They are also an excellent source of vitamin E, C, riboflavin, manganese and soluble and insoluble fiber.

"Pomegranates, Lemons, Oranges, Sweetlime" are Vitamin C enriched . Consumption of these helps in fighting the aging effects on your skin. Vitamin C has a function of building up elasticity of your skin that is essential for soft, glowing and non-wrinkled skin.

Vegetables

Carrots are high in beta carotene which the body converts to vitamin A, a vitamin important for skin repair. Carrots are also rich in antioxidants which prevent skin damage. It is also a good source of fiber.

Dark green vegetables like spinach, broccoli and fenugreek are rich in iron, antioxidants and beta-carotene.

Tomatoes and other red vegetables are also essential for a good skin. The lycopene found in these vegetables is essential for skin repair.

Cucumber is good in its water content and is most effective for skin care and moisturizing

Proteins

Fish / eggs are good source of proteins as well as minerals like Selenium, Zinc and Iron Selenium. Protects cells from free radical damage and helps counter dry skin. It works with vitamin E to support the immune system, so that can help fight infection. Zinc is helpful in manufacture of collagen, which is responsible for a tighter skin. Lack of zinc can lead to stretch marks. A dull complexion, white spots on fingernails, and dandruff are signs of deficiency.

Essential Fatty Acids

Nuts and oilseed like almond, walnuts, flaxseed, canola oil, olive oil eaten in moderation have a positive effect on your skin.

Green Tea

Green tea purifies your system. The anti-oxidant present in them help you to get over fatigue, mental stress. "Face is the mirror of your mind" so balancing stress is a very important aspect for achieving a healthy and glowing skin.