Are you tired of spending your hard earned cash on fancy lotions and makeups when you can eat healthy foods and get gorgeous, radiantly healthy looking skin?
Much as there are plenty of cosmetics in the market labelled on
“skin care food”, the truth is you are what you eat.
The cleansers and lotions do not offer a long-term solution.
So when you need to reduce wrinkles, treat acne, and reduce premature ageing, eat the right foods and it will be a long term solution to your skin problems.
Benefits of Eating Healthy Foods
- Your body will build healthy tissues
- You will experience no inflammation cases
- Your Immunity will be stronger.
- Your complexion will glow.
Do you want your inner beauty to shine out?
Here are foods that give you a glowing skin.
Kale is rich in Vitamin K which found in the leaves. Vitamin K helps with blood clotting faster healing in our bodies.Kale contains sulphur which helps reduce flakiness and keep circulation in your body healthy. It minimizes scars and stretches marks when applied on.
When eating a coconut nothing goes to waste. The coconut water is a muscle relaxant. It’s full of potassium and electrolytes which replenish and hydrates your skin. The coconut oil helps destroy bacteria and Candida which cause inflammation and poor digestion.
Oats contains silicon a mineral that helps retain skin elasticity and slows ageing. It is an anti-inflammatory and helps in losing weight.
- Brazil Nut.
For those visible veins beneath your eyes caused by losing of collagen grab the Brazil nut. Brazil nut has 135 percent of selenium that boosts the production of collagen. The minerals in Brazil nut help preserve the elasticity of the skin, moisturise your skin and produces melanin which protects the skin from harmful UV rays.
- Whole Grain Bread.
Eat more of whole grain than white bread. White bread has high glycemic which impacts on Insulin and blood sugar levels, unlike whole grains. Whole grain decreases the breakouts of acne.
- Green Tea.
Take a cup of green tea every day and watch your skin glow. Green tea has catechins an antioxidant which have proven to be an anti-inflammatory and anticancer.Take the green tea in moderation because it can lead to dehydration which will have opposite effects on your skin.
- Drink plenty of Water.
Do you have dark circles under your eyes? Well, the cause of this can be due to lack of sleep and can also be a sign of dehydration. Our bodies get dehydrated due to hot weather, alcohol, exercise and taking salty foods. To rehydrate yourself cut a citrus fruit plus the rind and place in a jar and drink. Vitamin C help balances the level of electrolytes. The rind is an excellent anti-inflammatory which assists the liver in flushing out toxins from your body.
Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fatty acids which shield the skin from premature ageing caused by ultraviolet radiation. Avocados also protect your skin from sun damage.
Eggs are rich in vitamins that are essential for proper cell function and contains biotin that is good for the skin. Eggs also help hair grow and strengthen the fingernails.
Turmeric an Indian spice helps to lighten dark pigmentation blotches or scars due to ageing, hormone imbalance or sun exposure. You can use turmeric as a facial mask by combining it with coconut oil and apply onto your face.
When it comes to getting a glowing skin, eating healthy nutritious food is important.
“You are what you eat.”