If you have been using Argan oil as your moisturiser then you have been giving your skin some tender loving care. Did you know that Argan oil helps the skin cells regenerate and replenish? Did you also know that this oil can prevent the onset of premature skin aging as well as delay skin aging?
Wrinkles and fine lines will be the least of your worries if you use this oil regularly. You are doing a good job in keeping your skin moisturised and healthy by applying this oil regularly to your skin. Of course good skin care is not only about using this oil.
Did you know that by adding certain foods to your diet can improve your skin? You can make your skin healthier, smoother and softer by just eating the right foods. So what foods should you add to your diet?
Healthy Foods for the Skin
- Avocadoes – You would actually notice that many skin care products include avocadoes in their ingredients. This is because the oil in avocadoes is comprised of healthy fat that actually benefits the skin. Niacin or Vitamin B3 which has anti-inflammatory properties is actually found in avocadoes.
- Salmon – If you love sushi go for the salmon sushi. This delicious fish actually contains Astaxanthin which is a kind of Carotenoid. The Astaxanthin actually helps the skin maintain its elasticity. Salmon is also rich in healthy fats called Omega 3 fatty acids that help relieve symptoms of dry skin.
- Eggs – You probably already know that eggs are rich in protein. But did you know that eggs also contain Biotin which improves dry skin.
- Walnuts – Walnuts contain Omega 3 fatty acids. These are healthy fats which if you take out from your diet will cause your skin to sag. Remember though to not munch that much walnut in one sitting. Everything should be in moderation.
- Beans – Beans are protein-rich and contain amino acids which help repair damaged skin by allowing collagen to regenerate.
- Mangoes – Almost everyone love mangoes. Not only should you love mangoes for its great taste but as well for its high Vitamin A content which helps in skin repair and alleviating dry and flaky skin.
- Carrots – Carrots are not just for bunnies. While you think that munching on cheese sticks is more delicious than munching on carrot sticks you are on the losing end as your skin is not getting the nourishment it needs from your cheese sticks. Carrots are actually packed with Vitamin A and have the same skin benefits as mangoes. So next time you plan on eating some snacks, eat some carrots. (What’s up doc?)
- Mushrooms – Mushrooms are not only delicious but they are also loaded with Vitamin B2 or Riboflavin. Riboflavin is important in maintaining the health of tissues.
- Lean Red Meat – Not only is this rich in protein it is also packed with iron. Iron is not just good for your skin but also for the entire body. Just make sure that you get the part without that much fat.
If you start eating these foods regularly you will start seeing the good effects on your skin in no time. While you are at it, drink green tea. Green tea is actually packed with Polyphenols. Polyphenols stops skin allergies, stops skin aging and an antioxidant.