Useful foods for beautiful skin

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Both men and women seek for a healthy and beautiful skin. However, not all of us know how to eat and care for the skin in the right way. Good nutrition including is one of the fundamental tips to make your skin perfect. Health scientists prove that fruits and vegetables can provide the body with essential nutrients. Let’s discover how several foods benefit our skin as follows.

 

Soft skin with fresh water


Water keeps enough moisture to maintain the fresh soft skin. Drinking 6 - 8 glasses of water a day depending on body condition and weather conditions will be good for your health and your beauty. As for mineral water, as far as you know, it can contain more sodium. Sodium intake with high doses increases the risk of hypertension. So, just drink from one to two cups of mineral water a day.

 


Water always plays a vital part in our life

Water always plays a vital part in our life

 

Remove wrinkles by chocolate


Black chocolate is considered as the second effective dose to prevent wrinkles and slow the aging process of your skin. With 28-gram dark chocolate, your body will be provided with 150 gram calories and a variety of antioxidants which are good for blood circulation and protect your body from heart disease.

 


If you do not like black chocolate, you can drink cocoa

If you do not like black chocolate, you can drink cocoa

 

Reduce salty foods


Salty foods increase the sodium ion in the body, which causes the skin cells lose water and wrinkles quickly appear. In addition, they are one of the elements for facial swelling because the metabolism of water and nutrition is disordered. Even worse, eating too much salt prevents the protein formation in hair, so you may be suffer from hair loss, dry or easily broken hair. Remember to reduce salt when cooking and buy packaged foods with low salt.

 


You should not exceed 2,300mg sodium per day

You should not exceed 2,300mg sodium per day

 

Chard for good skin


Chard contains a lot of vitamin A and C which help the skin anti-infect, prevent skin cancer and scars under the skin. It is also rich in zinc for treating skin diseases as well as reducing the destruction of cells. According to nutrition experts, Professor Connie Guttersen from Culinary Institute of America in California, the biggest mistake that people often make is overcooking chard or adding spices wrongly.

 


Besides chard, basellaceae and seaweed serve as reducing acnes and increasing antibiotic

Besides chard, basellaceae and seaweed serve as reducing acnes and increasing antibiotic

 

Eat honey for healthy skin


Honey contains anti-aging substance, dilate small blood vessels under the skin, absorb and retain water, thus making your skin look fresh, soft, full and elastic. Besides that, honey has B12, folic acid and iron to support the cell regeneration.

 


Nutrition experts recommend adding 10 - 15% honey in fresh water or foods such as cereals and potatoes used for breakfast

Nutrition experts recommend adding 10 - 15% honey in fresh water or foods such as cereals and potatoes used for breakfast

 

Beautiful skin thanks to fruits


Most fruits bring about a smooth skin and reverse the aging process. For example, purple-red fruits such as Greek grape, blueberries and plums are rich in antioxidants for the body. Oranges, apricots, carrots, sweet potatoes, mangoes, lemons and etc are sources of vitamin A and C which help the body resist fatigue. Green fruit is abundant supply of beneficial substances to the immune system. Besides, melons and tomatoes with vitamin A and lycopene can prevent the appearance of freckles and skin-aging effectively.

 


Eating whole pieces of fruit will be good for health and beauty rather than juice

Eating whole pieces of fruit will be good for health and beauty rather than juice

 

Avoid acnes by eating fish


Among many kinds of fish, mackerel helps reduce acnes on the skin. Omega 3 fatty acids in mackerel are useful for protecting skin cells against harmful bacteria to skin. You are advisable to eat mackerel three times a week or a small amount of fish oil per day.

 


If you do not like fish very much, cook them into various dishes and eat with vegetables

If you do not like fish very much, cook them into various dishes and eat with vegetables

 

 

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I have been working as a doctor of a general hospital since February 1998. In addition, I am a full time writer and specialize in weight loss related issues. I also write for a number of different websites on the Internet.

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This article was published on 2010/07/28