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Top Essential Foods For Beautiful Skin by jannydear(f): 5:25am On Dec 18, 2017
Consuming an unhealthy diet can cause weight gain, damage your organs and metabolism. Apart from organs like your heart and liver, what you eat also affect your skin. Several researches have shown that the type of foods you consume goes to long way to impact on your health and aging of your skin.
Let’s look at some of the best foods for keeping your skin healthy.
Beans helps to repair cells that have suffered free radical damage. Beans is rich in protein which helps to breaks down the building blocks of cells into amino acids. Amino acids help to accelerate the rejuvenation process of collagen and cells.

Tomatoes, considered a high-carotenoid fruit are also rich in lycopene which is a great antioxidant. Studies prove that a combination of tomato paste with olive oil helps prevent sunburn when used daily for at least 10 weeks.

Avocados contains healthy fat and it is a good source of biotin which helps to prevent dry skin and brittle hair. They tend to hydrate parched skin when applied directly. You can create a moisturizing mask with avocado by squashing the pulp and patting it on your face. The oil acts as an emollient. It also contains vitamin E which is vital for the skin.
Salmon contains astaxanthin, a carotenoid that improves the elasticity of the skin, thereby preventing wrinkles.

Green Tea
Green tea is one of the top skin-friendly beverages due to its remarkable storehouse of polyphenols. Drink atleast three cups daily for best results.

Eggs contain protein which helps to repair cells that have suffered damage from free radical. Eggs contain biotin - an essential vitamin that protects against dry skin.

This is rich in antioxidant which helps skin to produce more collagen, while speeding healing. Apply topically for maximum results.

Walnuts are a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids, which help put shine in your hair and help in making skin smoother and younger looking.

Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes can be converted into vitamin A in your body, and it contains a vital nutrient found in plants called beta-carotene. Beta-carotene keep your skin healthy by acting as a natural sunblock. When sweet potatoes is consumed, beta-carotene gets assimilated into your skin and protects your skin cells from sun exposure, wrinkled skin, and cell death.
Broccoli is rich in vitamins and minerals essential for skin health. Apart from vitamin A, vitamin C, and zinc, it also contains a carotenoid that functions like beta-carotene called lutein. Lutein help protect your skin from oxidative damage, which can cause your skin to become dry and wrinkled.
Soy contains a group of plant compounds called isoflavones that can either imitate or block estrogen in your body. Isoflavones benefit several parts of your body, including your skin.
Study have shown that eating soy daily can reduce fine lines, wrinkles, and improve skin elasticity.

Source: http://www.healthdiary365.com/2017/12/18/top-essential-foods-for-beautiful-skin/

Re: Top Essential Foods For Beautiful Skin by Dreamer001(m): 5:28am On Dec 18, 2017
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