Good news! If you are fretting about keeping your skin young with chemicals and painful treatments, fret not! There is an easier, more effective and simple way to do so. By just managing your diet, you can notice the wonderful and positive changes on your skin. Let’s get straight to the secret.
The following are some edible ingredients that you will easily find in the kitchen. Do not be alarmed, you do not have an elaborate recipe to prepare. All you have to do is include these in your balanced diet and you will experience wonders.
Almonds: Almonds are good and healthy for your skin and keeps it soft and glowing. Almond oil too is used on the skin to keep it soft. All baby creams and oils contain almond extracts for the same reason.
Chia seeds: these are a great source of omega three fatty acids. This helps to clear blemishes and give your skin a smooth and even tone. It also helps to delay the aging process of your skin.
Tomatoes: the rich red color of the tomato is because of lycopene. It is a powerful anti-oxidant and also helps to protect your skin against over exposure to ultra violet rays of the sun. Lycopene, a powerful carotenoid helps to give a youthful glow to your skin. Salads are a great way to include tomato in your diet.
Watermelon: is filled with water and helps to keep your skin hydrated. It prevents the skin from drying and flaking.
Sweet potato: a rich source of vitamin C, it boosts collagen production in the body. Collagen is responsible for the elasticity and strength of the skin.
Citrus: lemon, sweet lime, orange etc. all belong to the citrus family. These are not only a good source of vitamin C, but also act as anti-inflammatory agents that prevent the formation of acne and pimples.
Peppers: chilies, bell peppers and capsicum are constituents of this family and are a rich source of Vitamin C. They also contain Capsaicin which improves blood circulation and promotes the release of toxins from the body.
Spinach: a rich source of Vitamin B, it helps to reduce the risk of skin cancer. It contains folate which is good for the skin.
Olive and Safflower oils: a rich source of omega 6 fatty acids, these are responsible for the suppleness of the skin.
Coconut oil: helps to seep the skin smooth and soft. It prevents the formation of pimple and acne.
Carrots: rich in carotids, these prevent the over production of skin cells which could clog the pores and lead to skin cancer.
By just simply tossing in these ingredients with your balanced diet, you will start noticing the changes in your skin. Another tip to go with the above: drink plenty of water. This keeps your body and skin healthy, internally and externally. It helps flush out all the toxins from the body. Cheers to a young skin!