You are what you eat and your skin reflects this tenfold. You know trans fats and sugar are health no no’s but what foods will help your skin? Can you add a few these suggestions to your diet to keep your skin healthy?
Why? They increase moisture and help with your skin’s elasticity.
Healthy fats and oils are a definite ‘YES’ if you want to maintain your skins’ moisture levels…and we know moisture keeps skin looking fresh and youthful.
Omega 3 and Monounsaturated fats found in fish such as Salmon and fruits such as Avocado also help improve cholesterol levels in the blood and support your heart health. Who wouldn’t want to add these amazing foods to their diet?
Where to find some healthy fat
- Olive Oil
Why? Vitamin C helps with creating collagen.
Vitamin C is an antioxidant, which helps our skin with photoprotective defense from UV rays and the sun. It’s a vital vitamin for our skin, but most people think it’s just for preventing a cold. Collagen, which Vitamin C helps to create, is in the connective tissue of our skin, bones and cartilage.
Where to find some Vitamin C
Why? They give you that fresh sun-kissed hue.
The University of St Andrews in Scotland scientists’ have found that eating plenty of fruit and vegetables is the best way to get healthy, golden glowing skin.
Orange Fruit and Veg. contain phytonutrients – carotenoids. Eating foods containing carotenoids can help give a dull complexion a bright sun-kissed glow. But everything in moderation – eat too many carrots and you could end up with a slightly orange hue.
Not too hard to pop a few of these fruits and vegetables into your meals throughout the week, and maybe swap a few of the no no’s you may still have lurking.
Venessa is a down to earth Nutritional Therapist & Health Coach, specializing in helping clear your stress and problem skin through Holistic Simplicity. Her passion for healthy living, whole foods and beauty exhaustion and digestion from the inside out, is a result of years of acne, adrenal issues that affected not only her body but confidence too. Venessa wants to share with you how Yoga & Mindfulness along with a natural, unprocessed diet and SkinB5 products can build flawless skin, amazing confidence and a massive smile, as it has done for her’.
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