In Asian countries, winters last for a short period of time and most of the year a hot blazing sun is there to be ruthless to the skins. The night and day creams people use might provide temporary relief; however, the daily exposure does more damage than a cream can recover.
We have something special for all your skin problems. You need to check this out before you waste any more time being careless with your skin.
Following is a list of 9 best food items which can be helpful in improving your skin health.
So which of you literally took that phrase seriously that says, “When life gives you lemons – make lemonade”. I hope not really everyone. But actually, it is the magic trick.
Your skin during summers requires a lot of hydration. Kimberly, a nutritionist in LA says that one should start his day with a glass of hot water with lemon added to it. it helps in detoxification and the waste is discarded quickly from the body.
2. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potato is good for the skin health. It contain loads of Vitamin C and Vitamin A which help in improving the dead looking skins. Also, they contain biotin which improves the hair and nail growth as well. Oh yeah, you can add that pinch of chat masala to add the extra flavor.
I remember when I was studying, my mother tell me to eat almonds every day for a good memory. In fact, apart from sharpening your memory, they have other benefits too.
Almond contains Vitamin E which is an ingredient for good skin and also detoxifies the skin. It also slows down the onset of aging and shields your skin against the merciless UV rays. That is why you see many cosmetic ingredients containing vitamin E.
Kimberly also endorses the addition of almonds to everyday diet not only in young people who study but also every one of all ages.
4. Chia Seeds
Chia seeds that you come across in drinks and juices during summers have an anti-oxidizing potential that can be exploited largely. They have a lot of fiber and minerals in them. It makes the skin glow.
According to Kimberly, an appropriate quantity of Omega-3 is necessary that will also improve your heart and mental health. So, next time you go shopping and come across these seeds grab them. Add these seeds to your juices, smoothies, salads and what not.
This beautiful and juicy delicacy from nature helps in the production of collagen in the body. Kimberly believes if you want your skin to look flawless eat this fruit.
Pineapple detoxifies the skin and has an anti-inflammatory effect. It also improves digestion. So shake it up in your smoothie with fruits like bananas and some yogurt.
This deep red vegetable is a wonder food. If you take its juice with a hint of ginger and apples in it, you will look younger than you actually are. It has great potential to detoxify which slows down the aging process. Kimberly also suggests this for those who are not so ready for the wrinkles and the dull skin. Its vitamins and mineral content keeps the skin tighter and younger looking serving every woman’s goals. Plus, for those who have acne on their skin or have a really dull skin should drink the juice and also increase the number of greens in their daily intake. The results will clearly show the magic that the potassium, folate, Vitamin A and magnesium do to your skin.
The figs are like small bombs of nutrition which cleanse the digestive tract from toxins and also lead to weight loss. Kimberly believes that it also improves skin health. It enhances the glow of the skin.
A few seeds a day will do work perfectly. They should not be eaten excessively because they have high sugar content.
Do you remember how spinach used to empower Popeye excessively after eating? Not only for the body but also for skin and hair, spinach is a good thing. It can be taken in any form.
Spinach adds Vitamin C to your diet and also produces collagen. It also reduces iron deficiency from the body.
If you want to quit the sugary food and keep your sweet tooth satiated, dates are the best alternatives. They can be cooked, baked and eaten raw. Dates cleanse the digestive tract and provide the body with minerals which help in absorption of iron and prepare collagen and RBCs as well.
So, why spend so much on the creams and cosmetics. Improve your diet. Your skin will improve automatically!