Foods high in salt or preservatives will make your skin dry and puffy. On the other hand, food rich in
omega oils, like fish and flaxseed oil not only support brain health, but they will also keep your skin healthy and moist. Foods that are rich in antioxidants and silica such as whole grains and legumes will do the same.
Eating the foods on this list will help keep your skin healthy, moist, strong and attractive
2. Nuts. A rich source of vitamin E, which protects the skin from oxidative damage and protects from UV ray damage.
3. Oysters. These are the food highest in zinc, which helps repair skin by producing collagen.
4. Avocado. It is also high in vitamin E, antioxidants and mono-saturated fat. Avocado helps reduce inflammation and keeps the skin moist.
5. Olive oil. Like avocado, olive oil contains vitamin E and monosaturated fats. And they are a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids. Olive oil also protects your skin against the damage caused by UV rays. And it helps prevent eczema and dryness.
8. Horsetail (herb). This herb is rich in many nutrients and minerals, including calcium, iron, manganese, silica, and antioxidants. Therefore, it is anti-ageing and helps fight oxidative stress. Horsetail also has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, which helps treat acne, irritation, rashes, burns, and wounds
anti-inflammatory properties, nettle is a natural beautifier to skin and hair and helps treat acne, eczema, and it is anti-aging. As well as encourage thicker, shinier hair and new hair growth
10. Oat straw (herb). Another herb rich in minerals and trace nutrients. It is rich in silica, a mineral that is active in building hair, skin, nails, teeth, and bones. Due to its silica content, it rejuvenates skin and prevents premature sagging, it makes your skin look soft and young which in turn helps keep your skin supple and increases its moisturizing capabilities
There is no food that will keep you looking young forever, but it is scientifically proven that the foods in this list will affect the health of your skin including how it looks and ages. So, take care to make sure you're getting enough essential nutrients to protect your skin every day.
Until next week,
Dr. Toni is a Best-selling author, Holistic Health Practitioner (HHP) & Registered Herbalist in San Diego, California. She holds a PhD in psychology, and a Clinical Herbalist Certificate, an HHP certificate and is a Certified Trainer in the Success Principles. In private practice as a HHP for over 14 years, she has been influenced by a variety of clinical modalities and orientations, and by the diverse life experiences of her clients. Toni’s approach to healing is holistic & transpersonal. In her work, she integrates the principles of Eastern and Western nutrition, herbololgy, energy medicine, Buddhist mindfulness and personal counseling to assist others in working through their physical or emotional blocks to attain optimal health.