8 Essential Foods for Beautiful Skin

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Avocados are not just for eating! A good source of biotin, avocados help to prevent dry skin and brittle hair and nails. When applied topically, they can hydrate parched skin.

A tip from 1,801 Home Remedies:
Create a moisturizing mask. Pit the fruit, puree the pulp, and pat it on your face. The oil acts as an emollient. It also contains beneficial vitamin E.

3 Recipes to Try:
Chilled Leek and Avocado Soup
Avocado-Turkey Wraps
Avocado 'Sushi' Salad

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Sip your way to healthy skin. Green tea's high on the list of skin-friendly beverages thanks to its impressive storehouse of polyphenols. Aim for four cups throughout your day.

See 3 more green tea benefits.

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Reach for tomatoes. A German study found that lycopene-rich tomato paste helped participants prevent sunburn when they combined it with olive oil, daily for ten weeks. Besides being a great source of the antioxidant lycopene, tomatoes are considered a high-carotenoid fruit. These nutrients may help slow down cellular damage from free radicals.

See the 10 best antioxidant fruit sources and the 10 best antioxidant veggie sources.

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Slow down aging with salmon. Salmon contains astaxanthin, a carotenoid that improves skin elasticity, so you'll have fewer fine lines.

3 Recipes to Try
Salmon with Tarragon Mayo
Salmon Cakes with Creamy Tomato Sauce
Roasted Salmon with Lemon-Parsley Dressing

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Crack open some eggs. Protein helps repair cells that have suffered free radical damage. Eggs, a complete source of protein, also contain biotin, an essential vitamin that protects against dry skin.

Learn more about what makes eggs the gold standard when it comes to protein.

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Put pomegranate on your list. When applied topically, this antioxidant-rich fruit may help skin create more collagen, while speeding healing.

See 5 more ingredients that combat collagen break down.

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Try walnuts. Looking to add Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet but not a fan of fish? Walnuts are a rich source of Omega-3s, which help put shine in your hair and aid in making skin smoother and younger looking.

See 4 more nonfish sources of omega-3 fatty acids.

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Build better skin with beans. Another protein source, legumes help repair cells that have suffered free radical damage. During digestion, protein breaks down into amino acids, the building blocks of cells. Amino acids help to speed the repair and regeneration of skin cells and collagen.

Food Cures offers detailed nutrition prescriptions for more than 57 common health problems.

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38 thoughts on “8 Essential Foods for Beautiful Skin

  1. This is a great article! Healthy diet is required to get glowing skin. Avoid junk food as much as you can for beautiful skin. Drink plenty of water in a day and wear sunscreen prior to 30 minutes when you step out in the sun.

  2. Beautiful skin is the dream of every one! I really appreciate this information it is very helpful for selection of good food for your skin, but if you want to see more about skin care so the facebook page Soon-To-Be-Australian-Independent-Seacret-Agent-Judith-Dolling/179104052276259 it will be good choice for you :)

  3. Well, beautiful is the same as fruits to give you that golden glow and to look naturally refreshed. The work twice as better as the leading brand of cleansing and makeup

  4. This is so great, I was just starting to change up my diet! I use Lifecell for my skin but I need to start taking care of my skin inside-out as well. I’m already thinking of recipes I can make with all of these foods. THANKS!!!!

  5. I FIRST STARTING EATING SALMON ,AFTER I READ THE WRINKLE CURE BOOK.THAT WAS 12 YEARS AGO,IT TRULY HAS BEEN A BLESSING FOR MY SKIN,HEALTH,AND OVERALL AGING…………………………IT IS BETTER THAN ANY FACE CREAM,FILLERS ETC.

  6. Good point, Morgan! :) For sure,
    one’s quest to have beautiful skin will be both fun and rewarding this way.
    Eating healthy and delicious foods can make you look good outside and healthy
    inside. That’s shooting two birds with one stone!

  7. very awesome and much needed post, because today many people specially women and girls in large numbers are spending great money on skin products, but as most products are unnatural so they do not give optimum results. 

    In this situation there is dire need that everyone should adopt these foods in their daily routine. 

  8. bodys are strange! all i know is that maybe i just look in the mirror to much wondering why im not fat!… and i just .. cant … stop wondering why im the beast! Gotta keep a good work out in. i love eating healthy! honestly feels  and tastes good. but nothing better then a rewarding chocolate in my bed….wishin i could share it with someone! makes me feel so naughty! being so sexy!:)
    -Collin

  9. Hm-mm, it could be a wise move to consider adding these food as part of your diet. At the same time, you should take a close look at the other things you eat and see if it would benefit your skin and body. What’s inside a meal can affect the system of our body, for better or for worse, and it is vital to aim for something that benefits us inside out.

  10. Hm-mm, it could be a wise move to consider adding these food as part of your diet. At the same time, you should take a close look at the other things you eat and see if it would benefit your skin and body. What’s inside a meal can affect the system of our body, for better or for worse, and it is vital to aim for something that benefits us inside out.

  11. Indeed! The nutrition from these food items are more or less the building blocks to a healthy and beautiful body. You need to absorb the nutrients of these items so you would have the energy to take on exercises that would improve your figure.

  12. The bottom line is a good diet. Not only do these food benefit your skin, the nutrients you receive from them would also help boost the overall health of your body. Of course, exercise is also a requirement to achieve both beautiful and healthy skin, which can last for a long time.

  13. that is very good 8 essential from avocado, i want give a skin care tips.
    avocado’s also good to solve the dry skin, with make avocado as a mask :
    1. Split the avocado into two 
    2. Shaved part of flash fruit
    3. Then blend the avocado until it smooth.
    spread to your skin face, and then wait 3-5 minutes until it
    dry. after that clean you face with warm water then rub with ice crub.
    for the maximal results, better you do every morning and evening before sleep
    let’s try and good luck

  14. This one is truly looking one of the most fabulous post to know about the best of foods for the glowing skin. And the regarding information is extremely looking just most healthy. And it’s really looking just most useful and essential information about it. Thanks for sharing.
     

  15. Eating
    the right kind of food doesn’t just keep our body healthy.  They also  make our skin beautiful. 
    Although, sometimes, it’s alright to deviate yourself in eating
    healthy foods but we should limit our intake of unhealthy foods.  It is also best to use
    natural or mineral skincare products.  Minerals
    are good for the skin.
     

  16. While researching for the best skincare brand, it is significant to note
    that you don’t get into the trap of the hyped up skincare reviews.
    Nearly All of these types of skincare reviews only take a very small
    sample of major skincare product brands and base their conclusions on
    which is the best skincare brand out of them.

  17. Wow.. Excellent post. I want to thank you for sharing this awesome Information about Essential Foods for Beautiful Skin, and I really appreciate your information. Its really make me crazy about it.  Keep it up. 

  18. Everybody wants beautiful skin, right? Well, achieving it by means of natural elements is easy. Who wouldn’t want to eat those! They are just delectable and delicious, and are perfect for desserts. Surely, those would be enjoyable to eat. Yummy!

  19. Everybody wants beautiful skin, right? Well, achieving it by means of natural elements is easy. Who wouldn’t want to eat those! They are just delectable and delicious, and are perfect for desserts. Surely, those would be enjoyable to eat. Yummy!

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