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9 foods you should eat to keep your skin healthy and glowing

How to keep your skin healthy

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Your skin is subjected to dust, smoke, chemicals and unmentionable things that are only resident in big towns where pollution is the new black.

To keep your skin healthy, you need to consume these foods.

Fruits

Citrus fruits like oranges and tangerines help rejuvenate the skin. Most facial treatments even recommend using the juices for facials.

Avocado also helps moisturize and protects from sun damage.

Sunflower seeds

Eaten like nuts, these seeds are highly nutritious containing, linoleic acid which prevents skin from drying.

Sweet potatoes

Ngwashe are not only useful for how tasty they are. In addition to being an amazing alternative to bread, they contain beta-carotene which acts as a natural sunblock.

Green leafy vegetables

Every child’s enemy and the thing every detox smoothie has to have, leafy greens are great for the skin. They help prevent skin cancer, prevent sun damage and keep skin rejuvenated.

Tomatoes

They contain vitamin C which prevents wrinkling. Especially if added to a salad with cheese and olive oil.

Dark chocolate

Yes, dark chocolate is good for your skin. It contains antioxidants which help with anti-inflammation, suppleness, hydration and texture. Do eat in moderation.

Green tea

It contains catechins which contains antioxidants.

Eggs

Surprisingly. The complex proteins in egg whites help with keeping your skin wrinkle free.

Water

Burrofcourse. To keep your skin healthy, you have to consume the recommended two litres a day. Water cleanses you skin, keeps it hydrated and elastic, prevents wrinkling, and keeps skin supple.

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