5 foods to eat for healthy skin

Start eating these foods for healthy skin

Healthy foods to eat for healthy skin

They say that you are what you eat. A lot of times, if you eat unhealthily and lead an unhealthy lifestyle, say by smoking or drinking a lot, not exercising, eating fatty foods, lots of salt, lots of sugar etc, this will project on your skin. You may start getting breakouts and zits and it's important to incorporate healthy foods into your diet if you want to have great healthy skin.

1. Tomatoes.

Tomatoes contain potassium, Vitamin C, Beta-carotene, lutein and lycopene which prevents the skin from sun damage. Potassium and vitamin C in tomatoes help to get rid of skin dullness and restores its glow.

2. Salmon.

Salmon contains omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin E, high quality protein and zinc. Omega 3 fatty acids are healthy and help calm inflammation and they can also be good for acne. Fatty acids present in salmon also help keep the skin thick, supple and moisturized.

3. Avocados.

Avos contain folate, niacin, pantothenic acid, biotin, potassium, magnesium, sodium, healthy fats and vitamins A,E,C,K and B6. The vitamin E in avocados is an important antioxidant that protects your skin from oxidative damage. Avocados also help protect the skin from sun damage and keep the skin soft and supple.

4. Carrots.

Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, vitamin A and nutritious minerals. Carrots have antioxidant properties that help prevent cell damage. The vitamin A in carrots has been known to decrease the skin’s oil production and can improve psoriasis – a skin condition.

5. Berries.

All types of berries, such as strawberries, blueberries etc., are great for your skin because they contain nutrients that help the body to produce collagen, which helps keep the skin soft and supple.

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