Eat These Things For Your Healthy Skin
Skincare is the range of practices that support skin integrity, enhance its appearance, and relieve skin conditions. They can include nutrition, avoidance of excessive sun exposure, and appropriate use of emollients.
We all hope and desire healthy skin - even-toned skin that is free of pimples, breakouts, and wrinkles. Healthier skin gives us a sense of confidence. However, due to certain factors like pollution, an unhealthy lifestyle, and sun damage we all have realized that we need to work in order to achieve our skincare goals. Apart from following a good skincare routine, the diet that we follow has a huge impact on our skin. Here is a list of 12 food items that you can include in your diet in order to achieve healthy skin in the new year, courtesy of Pavitra K, Lead – Food Tech Scientist, True Elements.
The fruit is a rich source of Vitamin C and Vitamin E which helps in achieving the goal of healthy skin. The vitamins and the fats present in avocado help with skin repair and treat conditions like acne and eczema. It can also help in reducing wrinkles and making the skin look more even.
Kiwi induces the circulation of oxygen and thus helps with reducing dark circles. It has potassium that helps the skin from dryness and makes the skin healthier.
Need of protection from dark spots? Add almonds to your diet as they are rich in Vitamin E that provide the required hydration to the skin and allow the skin to breathe.
Lack of Chia seeds in a diet can lead to dry skin and that could hamper the goal of achieving even skin. Chia seeds contain Omega-3 which can help in providing the required nourishment to the skin. You can add chia seeds to your smoothies and let them do wonders for your skin.
Tomatoes contain an antioxidant called Lycopene that can reduce the aging process of the skin and provide protection from sun damage. Tomatoes can be added into the diet by way of salad, sauce, sandwiches, etc.
Green tea consists of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich properties that can provide much-needed protection to the skin. Green tea helps the skin by controlling pimples and acne. Drinking green tea can help in reducing wrinkles and thin lines and thus provide a smooth texture to the skin. Add a mix of the listed ingredients to your diet and allow your skin to be healthy and happy. Also, have lots and lots of water to make sure that your skin remains hydrated.