Published on April 17th, 2012 | by thevyne0
You Are What You Eat: Skin Edition
Mangos: Mangos, like carrots, are rich in vitamin A which helps to repair skin tissue and prevents premature aging.
Avocados: Rich in essential oils which moisturize skin, as well as Niacin, which reduces inflammation and soothes skin.
Oranges: The vitamin C from oranges helps produce collagen which prevents the skin from wrinkling and helps it stay taut.
Almonds: Almonds are rich in vitamin E, which helps maintain the skin’s moisture and prevents premature aging.
Salmon: The omega-3 fatty acids in salmon help to create healthy cell membranes. This can help reduce clogged pores, fine lines, and inflammation.
Mushrooms: This fungus is rich in riboflavin (vitamin B2) which can aid in skin repair and improve skin conditions like acne and rosacea.
Cantaloupe: Eating cantaloupe can improve your complexion, creating clear, radiant skin. Its high water content combined with vitamins A and C help nourish and promote healthy, youthful skin.
Foods that can aggravate skin:
– High glycemic foods (white bread, cake, candy)
– Foods high in saturated fats
– Fried foods