Eat for Your Skin: 10 Foods for Radiant Skin

Diet-For-Skin-CareWhat you eat (and don’t eat!) can be reflected on your skin! These proven beautifiers will be your skins best friend and help you get that healthy, glowing look you desire.

  1. Almonds – Filled with vitamin E, this power food helps your skin neutralize free radicals, which are molecules that otherwise dull your skins appearance. The fatty acids in almonds make you shine too!
  2. Apricots – Throw wrinkles into reverse by eating this super fruit. We naturally convert apricots Vitamin A to Retinol, a compound that helps produce new cells!
  3. Brazil Nuts – Pack these in your beach bag next time you head out. This snack fights sunburn with selenium, a mineral that helps skin cells resist turning into “sunburn cells” that produce faulty DNA and can eventually lead to cancer.
  4. Chickpeas – Diminish scratches, scars and dark marks by eating hummus. Chickpeas protein delivers amino acids that are essential for tissue growth and repair.
  5. Crab – The only time being crabby is a good thing! Why? It helps to zap those unwanted zits! How? The zinc in crab helps to reduce inflammation, which minimizes pimple making damage caused by clogged pores from oil and bacteria.
  6. Green Tea – Green tea’s antioxidants restore bounce and elasticity! Drinking one green tea daily has major health benefits.
  7. Oranges – Dark under eye circles aren’t a cute look. Rid yourself of them by eating an orange and benefitting from the Vitamin C, which helps to banish those bags! Vitamin C helps strengthen the skin’s collagen (the skin’s supportive structure) to lift sunken areas.
  8. Salmon – Packed with omega-3 fatty acids, a healthy fat that hydrates dry patches, and boost production of collagen and elastin that help to keep your skin silky soft.
  9. Sunflower Oil – Dry skin is not a good look. Linolic acid, a fatty acid, found in this oil helps to create a soft outer layer of cells for a baby-smooth complexion.
  10. Whole-Wheat Bread – Nican found in whole grain bread reduces redness from acne, rosacea and more by inhibiting inflammatory agents.

…Time to head to the grocery store! These healthy foods help keep your complexion clear and beautiful without breaking the bank. Start incorporating these power foods into your daily routine as snacks, or a part of any main meal! Already eat one of these daily? Let us know what you think!

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