5 Natural Foods that are good for Your Skin
Our diet is an extremely significant element which effects our health, our appearance and yes – our skin. The right foods can provide us with natural skin care, lessen inflammations, help our body to maintain hormone balance and even protect us from getting sunburns. Accordingly, bad diet choices and consuming of too much sugar, salt and fried foods can really harm us. Here are 5 foods, you can add to your daily diet in order to improve your natural skin health and beauty.
Mmmm… We love dark chocolate. Its taste is much more intense than milk or white chocolate, and on top of that, it is also healthy not only for our hearts but to our skin as well. Dark chocolate increases both skin’s hydration as well as blood circulation, meaning, our skin gets more moisture and more oxygen, causing it to remain healthier and prettier.
What is it about green tea that everybody nowadays want to consume it? The most interesting thing about green tea, is that while this product has come to our attention only lately (at list in the western side of the world), it has been known for ages as one of the healthiest natural products in the east. So, how can it help our skin? Green tea contains antioxidants which increase our blood flow, allowing higher levels of oxygen to our skin. That’s what I call taking care of my skin while enjoying tasty comforting beverage.
Needless to say, drinking water is good for our body and skin. By drinking water instead of other options, we significantly reduce the levels of sugar we consume and you already know how important it is for our health. Additionally, drinking water will naturally hydrate our skin.
Ok, I won’t start talking about all the health benefits of this reddish vegetable, but I am going to talk about its miraculous feature to increase the natural SPF in our skin, especially when it is cooked or processed. Amazing isn’t it? The meaning of it is reducing sunlight damage to our skin. But, it is important to remember that it doesn’t prevent sun damage by 100%, not even close to it, so be responsible when exposing your skin to direct sunlight.
The king of all oils, the natural rejuvenator, the healthiest of them all – the olive oil. So many health benefits are produced by consuming olive oil on a regular basis. All you have to do is add a teaspoon of olive oil to your salad and the good fat in it will work for your benefit too. Not only it has qualities of health, it is also have the quality of reducing the aging of our skin.
Don’t fancy those foods in particular? No problem, there are plenty of foods with good fat that can benefit your skin and perform as a natural skin care product, such as: “fat” fishes (salmon, mackerel…), avocado, walnuts, broccoli, red and yellow peppers, red wine and many more. You simple have to be more aware to its benefits and combine it in your diet. Enjoy!