At some point, everyone has heard the ancient saying ‘beauty starts from within,’ and honestly, this statement is completely true when it comes to taking care of our skin. What we eat has a direct effect on our skin, and consuming a healthy diet loaded with antioxidants, healthy fats, omega 3s, vitamin C, and amino acids can make a world of a difference between a fresh, youthful, glowing complexion and a tired, puffy, and wrinkled one. Find out what ‘superfoods’ are fantastic for the skin and will help you achieve an ageless, glowing, and healthy complexion now!
Even if seafood is not your thing, there is no denying seafood, especially fish, is fantastic for the skin due to its high concentration of omega 3s and zinc. Foods such as oysters, crab, and many lean types of meat are rich in zinc, which helps soothe the skin, and zinc, in particular, helps reduce oil production and acne, and aids in wound healing. Fish like salmon, tuna, and trout are high in omega 3s, which are healthy fats that help to soften dry skin by containing the skin’s moisture, and decreases the look of wrinkles and plumps the skin. Omega 3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids that protect the skin from sun exposure, repair damaged skin, keep cell membranes healthy and hydrated, and protect the skin from harmful toxins.
Next, check out how citrus fruits are magnificent for the skin and add an extra ‘zest’ that brightens skin!