Super Skin Foods
Pair a great Skincare routine with optimal nutrition and you may have the recipe to turn back the hands of time.
Here’s the low-down on some of the best skin-friendly foods to add to your shopping list.
Packed with antioxidants, these tiny blue powerhouses protect the skin against damaging free radicals to keep skin ﬁrm and wrinkle free.
GREENS ARE GO
Spinach and kale are two of the most nutritious vegetables, loaded with antioxidants, beta-carotene and lutein, which have been shown to increase skin elasticity for a ﬁrm, toned complexion.
FISH IS YOUR FRIEND
Omega- 3 fatty oils are essential for skin cell health and keeping skin hydrated. Sardines, salmon or mackerel twice a week can even help reduce chronic skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema.
Eat fruits and veggies with a high water content, such as cucumber and apples, to keep skin supple for healthy, glowing, wrinkle free skin.
To reap the most health beneﬁts from your fruit and veg eat them raw and choose an array of colours – dark, leafy greens and blue and black foods tend to have a high antioxidant level. Ageing occurs when free radicals attack the cells and break down the production of collagen and elastin. A diet high in antioxidants is the best way to mop up free radicals and reduce the inﬂammatory process.
Food is your friend, so nourish your body from within to enjoy healthy, beautiful skin every day.