Five Foods For Healthy Skin
The following foods are not only nutritious and heart-healthy, they're also great at healing and rejuvenating skin. Their fullest potential is unlocked when they're eaten raw. Click here for more information on these foods, including meal preparation tips.
Kale and spinach: These help keep skin firm and improve skin elasticity.
Walnuts and pistachios: Rich sources of vitamins B and E, these nuts guard against cell damage. Vitamin E fights free radicals and oxidation that age the skin prematurely, while vitamin B1 aids circulation.
Berries and citrus: packed with age-defying antioxidants and fiber, which helps eliminate toxins before they cause breakouts. Citrus fruits are loaded with vitamin C, which boosts collagen production for soft and supple skin.
Apples: apples are high in Vitamin C, which aids in collagen production like citrus fruits.The copper in apples assists in the production of melanin, the brown-black pigment in skin that protects skin from the sun.
Almond milk: Almond milk contains collagen-boosting copper, as well as the mineral manganese, which protect skin from UV damage.