Eat To Glow: 7 Beauty Food That Will Leave Your Skin Glowing
Can what you eat affect your skin?
Eating goes beyond just having your stomach filled or pleasure. Food is one of what makes up your outward look and appearance.
Have you heard the common adage, “You are what you eat”
Well, it’s a plain fact!
If you need to look and feel good you simply need to watch your diet.
If you’re reading this I guess you are probably tired of your skin being a playhouse to acne(pimples), spots, wrinkles, eczema, dry and flaky skin, and many others. Using synthetic products in form of lotions, creams, and soap on your skin doesn’t seem to be helping.
It’s really not that hard. You can have that skin of your dream- glowing and smooth with just a little discipline of paying attention to what you eat.
Here are some of the common everyday food, you need to include in your diet to help achieve that beautiful skin you deserve.
The power of lemons in skin transformation cannot be over emphasized.
Lemons contain Ingredients with a high pH level and can help decrease inflammation and oil that may contribute to the formation of acne, and other skin disorders.
Fun Fact: Lemons can be applied on the face or any other affected part of the skin affected with spots, to help clear and brighten it . It also has alot of health benefits as it serves as a cure to indigestion, helps with weight loss, prevents kidney stones and cancer.
2. Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are one diet you should eat often to keep a healthy beautiful skin.
Collagen Production; As you age, your body produces less collagen, leading to dry skin and the formation of wrinkles. Collagen is the major component of the skin and other connective tissues and helps with skin elasticity, and hydration thereby providing you with youthful and glowing skin.
This sweet tasty fruit comes with a lot of goodies for your skin.
Pineapple benefits the skin by improving digestion, reducing inflammation, and removing toxins from the body. It also helps in the production of collagen.
Spinach popularly known as Efo in most parts of Nigeria is a commonly consumed leafy green vegetable and one beauty food you shouldn’t miss out on.
*This green leafy vegetable is high in Vitamin A, necessary for growth in skin and hair.
*Spinach is loaded with Vitamin C necessary for the building and maintenance of collagen
They are more nutritious when eaten raw or slightly cooked. This red yummy fruit contains a lot of skin befitting nutrients, some of which are;
*Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a potent antioxidant to protect skin from UV damage.
*It promotes wound healing and soothes skin inflammation.
*It stimulates collagen production.
* It helps remove dead skin cells.
Carrots are the food to the skin. This vegetable is high in beta-carotene an active ingredient in Retin-A,
*It decreases skin‘s oil production, and there’s also some evidence that it can improve psoriasis- an immune system condition which causes skin cells to build up and form scales and itchy, dry patches. Some triggers of Psoriasis include infections, stress, and cold.
Dates are the perfect blood cleansing food. They contain fiber and copper which aids the body to absorb iron and form collagen and red blood cells
*It serves as an antioxidant and allows your body to function normally.
*They aid proper blood circulation which helps the skin to glow and also assist in improving the texture of your hair to become thick, shiny, and beautiful.
Including all of these in your daily diet will help you to keep a young, smooth and beautiful skin.
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