One of the best kept secret is you can beautify your skin from inside. Just by paying attention to what you eat, you can get a glowing and younger looking fresh complexion. Superfoods are your beauty foods!
Here are our favorite 10 superfoods for a great skin.
1-Dark Chocolate: Cacao is rich in flavonoids, a potent antioxidant. It can also hydrate your skin making it more supple and firmer. For optimum flavonoid levels, prefer chocolate with 70% cacao. The darker the chocolate, the higher cacao content and more antioxidants. Products with cacao when applied to skin, not only soften the complexion but also may temporarily decrease puffiness due to the caffeine in cacao.
2-Pomegranates: Not only they taste good, they are packed with polyphenols. Polyphenols are antioxidants fight against aging free radicals that helps slow the skin’s aging process.
3-Avocados: Rich in essential fatty acids, Omega 3 and 9, they can keep the complexion supple and soft. When applied topically, avocado oil with its high fatty acid content is a treat for to comfort dry parched skin.
4-Almonds: Loaded with Vitamin E, almonds help to fight against free radicals to enhance quick rejuvenation of aging skin.
5-Chia Seeds: They contain Omega 3 and 6 essential fatty acids, that can improve the elasticity of the skin and boost its beauty.
6-Green Tea: Don’t forget to sip your green tea. For it is very high in antioxidants especially in EGCG, which has been shown to reduce redness and inflammation.
7-Blueberries: This beauty was ranked as number one in antioxidant activity compared to 40 other fruits by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Antioxidants in blueberries can protects from premature aging. Add a cup of blueberries to your diet.
8-Kiwis: Green inside fuzzy outside, this superfood is packed with Vitamin C and antioxidants that helps to boost production of collagen, while helping the skin against aging.
9-Spinach: A good source of Vitamins C, B, E, calcium, iron, potassium and also lutein helps keep the eyes shiny and healthy.
10-Lemons: Rich in vitamin C, this yellow beauty refreshes and invigorates the body. Squeeze a little lemon to your water in the morning for cleansing benefits.