Top 10 Super Foods To Get The Best Skin Ever

Super foods are foods that improve our health and reduce the risk of diseases according to scientific studies.  This article will discuss specific properties in food that are related to healthy skin, and also improve the skin overall healthiness and vibrancy.

Certain foods stand out when it comes to sources of antioxidants, which fight free radicals that damage the skin. Other foods provide important nutrients, such as protein, biotin and lutein which are crucial for a healthy skin. Maintaining healthy skin is one of the 70 habits featured in my e-book 70 Powerful Habits For A Great Health which will guide you how to take positive steps to improve your wellness and overall health.

Top 10 super foods for your skin:


1. Turmeric – Researches show that this yellow spice may reduce the risk of certain skin diseases, and that the active compound in this spice presents strong antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties. Read more about the amazing health benefits of turmeric here.

2. Green tea – green tea is a rich source of antioxidants and polyphenols that defend the skin from pollution and cell changes. Polyphenols also act as an anti inflammatory and protect the skin from the effects of UVB damage. Find more great reasons to drink green tea here.

3. Blueberries – blueberries are a great source of vitamin C, which is essential for collagen production. The pigment in found in blueberries is a strong antioxidant that maintain the skin structure. To learn more about the amazing healing properties of blueberries, as well as other berries, have a look at my e-book The Healing Berry Guide. This e-book will teach you how to transform your health with berries.

4. Tomatoes – tomatoes contain vitamin C and lycopene (in cooked tomatos) that protect the skin. They contain antioxidants that fight free radicals and help to keep the skin at its best. Other foods that contain lycopene are watermelon, pink grapefruit and strawberry guava. Read more about lycopene here.

5. Vitamin C rich foods – Vitamin C is important in promoting a healthy skin, and is a common ingredient in skin care products. Lack of vitamin C contributes to dry skin, reduced elasticity and easy bruising. It also makes it more difficult to heal the skin. Foods that are good sources of vitamin C are: kiwifruit, oranges, red and green capsicums (bell peppers), grapefruit, vegetable and tomato juice, strawberries, broccoli, pineapples, mango and cantaloupe melon.

6. Eggs – eggs contain lutein, which is an antioxidant that helps to maintain the skin positive appearance. Eggs also contain protein which builds the tissue and muscles under the skin that support the way it looks outward.

7. Oily fish – such as salmon, sardines and mackerel contain essential fatty acids, especially omega 3. Omega 3 has an anti inflammatory effect on the skin. Salmon also contains compounds that helps to preserve the skin elasticity. Read more about omega 3 here.

8. Almonds – Almonds are a great source of vitamin E, which is an important antioxidant that contributes to a healthy cell tissue and cell structure, including skin cells. Almonds are also an excellent source of biotin, which is the most important B vitamin to your skin, and maintains a healthy skin, hair and nails.

9. Avocados – Avocados are another great source of biotin and contain mono-unsaturated fats which are important for a healthy skin cells. Find here 11 healthy reasons to eat avocado every day.

10. Beans – beans also contain biotin. Good sources of biotin are lentils, kidney beans and peanuts.


source:  healthyandnaturalworld