We are what we eat, in more ways than one. Many of the nutrients we ingest in the form of clean, whole, healthful foods can often benefit not only our bodies, but the appearance of our skin, as well. In this post, I discuss my top five picks for foods that are not only amazing for our overall well-being, but for our complexions, as well.
Avocados are full of not only healthy fats, but also Vitamins B, K and E. B vitamins boost metabolism, and also promote the appearance of a healthy skin tone
Fatty Fish, such as tuna and salmon are full of great for the skin Omega 3 fatty acids, which fight inflammation that causes aging and wrinkles.
Whole Grains benefit the skin in that they don’t cause insulin spikes during digestion, whereby insulin spikes have been show to increase the appearance of acne.
Tomatoes are full of Lycopene, a phytochemical that helps eliminate skin-aging free radicals that are caused by ultraviolet rays.
Citrus Fruits, such as oranges and grapefruit are jam-packed full of Vitamin C, which boosts the production of skin-plumping collagen.
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