Foods For Flawless Skin
December 13th, 2010
I’m no different than you when it comes to skincare- all I want is flawless skin. I know for me and for a lot of you, I feel best when I’m happiest with how my skin looks.
Do you think flawless skin would have an impact on how you feel? And even if you already have a great complexion, there is the matter of time. We can all agree that stopping and reversing this clock has become paramount for most women in our modern society.
Here are some foods or supplements I promise to share on my last newsletter. They can help you clear up acne or keep your skin from aging. These are some of the raw materials for flawless skin.
Foods For Better, Flawless Looking Skin
The foods mentioned here can repair damaged skin and together with a skincare routine, they will boost the results you get.
I love Avocados so they are first on my list of foods that should be eaten on a regular basis for healthy skin. They are a treasure trove of vitamins and minerals.
Vitamins A and E are well known for their benefit of younger looking skin. You will also find vitamin C and pantothenic acid. Both are antioxidants but Pantothenic acid or B5 helps breakdown carbohydrates, proteins and fats, turning them into energy for the body. Plus avocados have protein not usually found in fruit and no cholesterol, of course.
A great alternative to fish for its omega 3s are walnuts.
If you are allergic to fish or pregnant and fear mercury contamination, then walnuts are a great source of omega 3, essential fatty acids.
Omega 3 in studies have been known to eliminate wrinkles and improve the firmness of the skin. They are also an anti-inflammatory and therefore can reduce redness and puffiness of acne lesions. It will improve your skin texture by increasing hydration within the skin cell and it lowers sebum production, clearing your skin. You can also take it as a supplement.
Additionally it can alleviate skin disorders like eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis.
Sure we have all been told to eat our vegetables and even at this stage of the game some of us don’t eat enough of them. Eating a variety of vegetables and fruits can supply many different types of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, benefiting you with GREAT looking skin.
THE LAST THREE ARE NOT FOODS, ALTHOUGH THEY ARE GREAT FOR CREATING BEAUTIFUL LOOKING SKIN!
Make WATER your primary drink and you’ll be drinking a no calorie, no chemical drink all day long. Water helps to eliminate waste from your body and transport nutrients to different areas of the body as well as keeping your skin hydrated.
Green tea has been a known source of longevity in Asia for thousands of years. And research show a wealth of health benefits come from it. And this is why so many skincare products have it as an active ingredient.
Green tea is inexpensive and making this a part of your daily routine will boost your health and the look of your skin.
If you MUST drink alcohol, (after all, it is the holiday season!), then drinking red wine should be good for your skin. Red wine contains a substance called “resveratrol”, an antioxidant, known to help your body fight off age-related illnesses. But remember, drink twice the amount of water before bed when you have been drinking- it will save you the headache in the morning and will replenish your body.
The above mentioned foods coupled with a skincare routine that is designed to aid the natural process of your skin will result in Clean, Clear and Glowing Skin.
And if you are allergic to any of them, then look for alternatives or supplements. Having beautiful skin is an advantage and the BENEFITS are all yours.
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Joanna Vargas Skin Care