6 Foods for Better Skin

Use food to achieve flawless skin.

[step-list-wrapper title=”” time=””] [step-item number=”1.” image_url=”” title=”Eggs, Legumes, Avocados, Nuts, Soybeans” ] All contain biotin, an essential vitamin for fat and carb metabolism. A deficiency can lead to dry skin and brittle hair and nails.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2.” image_url=”” title=”Salmon” ] It contains astaxanthin, a carotenoid that improves skin elasticity, so you’ll have fewer fine lines.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”3.” image_url=”” title=”Omega-3s” ] (from walnuts, DHA-fortified foods, even lemon-flavored cod-liver oil) Omega-3s seem to put shine in your hair and help skin look and feel young.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”4.” image_url=”” title=”Green Tea” ] Its free oxygen radical scavengers protect against sun damage.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”5.” image_url=”” title=”Pomegranates” ] When applied topically, they help skin make more collagen and speed healing.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”6.” image_url=”” title=”Tomatoes” ]
Study participants who ate tomato paste with olive oil daily for ten weeks reduced their risk of sunburn.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest