What you eat reflects in the quality of your skin, so, if you are looking for radiant skin, look no further than your diet. There is a plethora of oral vitamins and nutrients available over the pharmacy counter, but you don’t need to go to additional expense. Simply by watching what you eat, within six weeks you may see a startling difference in the texture and appearance of your skin, not only on your face but elsewhere on your body too.
The key to beautiful looking skin is taking time to research the kinds of foods that help the regeneration of younger, more healthy looking cells. These are mainly foods which are rich in the vital nutrients that aid the growth of cells and enable your skin to be spotless and supple. The most obvious foods which jump to mind are fruit and vegetables. Eating five portions of these on a daily basis doesn’t just help your heart, blood pressure and cholesterol, but also benefits your skin. Containing antioxidants that help protect the skin from outside sources, such as sunlight and smoke, foods such as papaya, sweet potatoes and carrots enable skin cells to develop normally and help your skin tone to become more even and healthy looking. Find foods which are rich in beta-carotene, lutein and vitamin C and you will find the answer to better skin.
Fruits such as kiwi, oranges and strawberries, as well as the tropical guava fruit, contain collagen that opens up the capillaries that go directly into the skin, which strengthen and brighten up the skin. Selenium is found in tomatoes and is responsible for strengthening the immune system, so you should suffer from illnesses like colds and flu a lot less and if you do happen to pick something up, your recovery time will be a lot quicker.
Vitamins and minerals don’t just have to be present in your food, you can also find them in different creams, lotions, shampoos and conditioners, such as KLORANE shampoo with mango butter. The benefits of this can be found here http://www.lifeandlooks.com/klorane-with-mango-butter.html and detailed information on whether vitamins in hair care products really do work, read on – https://sciencebasedlife.wordpress.com/2011/09/09/do-vitamins-really-help-your-hair/.
Nuts and Seeds
Skin can also be enhanced if you consume nuts and seeds alongside the other vitamin-rich foods, and drink plenty of water too.