We all want that perfect skin, but few of us have it. As our largest organ, our skin offers protection from germs and outside contaminants. It reveals our inner health. We can eat and drink our way towards better skin without the use of serums, creams, and makeup. The foods that are found to be beneficial for the skins are fresh produce that can be found at our local farmers’ markets or grocery stores.
- Green Tea
- Dark Chocolate
- Sweet Potatoes
- Soy (Tofu)
- Olive Oil
- Red wine
It is the most important for healthy skin. The daily recommendation is at least 8 glasses. Stay hydrated to plump up skin.
Cocoa flavanols has antioxidant properties.
High in carotenoid. Gives skin a natural glow.
Get protection from the sun’s damaging rays by eating more tomatoes. Lycopene enhances the skin’s SPF. It does not replace sunscreen.
Packed with Omega-3 fatty acids. Great for the skin. Deficiency in this acid is associated with dry, scaly skin.
Great source of antioxidant, Vitamin C and A.
Aglycone found in soy improves skin elasticity.
Monounsaturated fat good for the body, gives a youthful look. It’s antioxidant properties may guard against free radicals and cancer.
Antioxidant and anti-cancer properties.