Tuesday, April 29, 2008

12 Super Food for Skin

Skin is very important organ of our body and it is the largest one too. Skin needs special care if we want a healthy glow. Here is a list of 12 foods which helps us to maintain that special sheen which looks like you just had a facial, but the important thing to remember is that these food should be taken on a regular basis.

Amla: Amla or the Indian gooseberry has the richest source of vitamin C. Amla promotes glow on skin and delays wrinkles or loosening of skin.

Almonds: Almonds apart from being a rich source of Vitamin E also has loads of antioxidants specially in its skin so while having almonds have it with skin.

Spinach: Spinach is loaded with Vitamins like A, K, B and the list goes on. Spinach apart from being good for overall health is also very good for our skin.

Blueberry and Strawberry: Blueberry and Strawberry have lot of antioxidants which are good for fighting free radicals.

Tomatoes: Tomatoes are very good for our skin, particularly if consumed as a sauce or paste. It helps from sun burn.

Flax Seed: Flax Seed has Omega 3 fatty acids which is very important for our skin

Avocado: Avocado is a good source of Vitamin E which helps us from preventing dark circle around our eyes.

Beetroot: Beetroot has silica which is vital for healthy skin, fingernails, ligaments, tendons and bones. Beetroot is virtually fat free and low in calories. It has traces of manganese, potassium, iron, sodium, phosphorus, calcium, iodine, iron, copper, and vitamins B1, B2, B3, B6 and C.

Shitake Mushrooms: Shitake mushroom is very good for healthy skin and reduces signs of ageing.

Lemon : Lemon has high content of Vitamin C and is great for blemishes and healing of the skin.

Radish: Radishes are rich in sulphur, which is essential for youthful skin.

Lettuce: Lettuce is good for fighting acne and to promote smooth healthy skin. It is a good source of vitamin C.

Don’t forget to drink water, which is very essential in keeping our skin hydrated.

2 comments:

  1. Perfect timing for me to find your blog. I've been working on making changes like this for some time now.....results? I sleep better, have lost 30 pounds, and I'm having more fun.

    I'll be back.

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  2. Foods are really matter for skin these are such super food for skin. Nice blog and good piece of information you are providing here about food for skin.

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