You are what you eat: How to get glowing skin?
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How to get glowing skin? It's not just about what's in our make-up bags, if that's what you were thinking. Were talking about eating your way to a radiant complexion. Afternoon snack, anyone?
These antioxidant rich little berries can help detoxify the body and protect skin from premature aging.
Full of Omega 9 fatty acids, part of the foundations of healthy skin, these fruits encourage skin regeneration whilst reducing irritation and redness.
The yolks in particular contain a high dose of vitamin A, which we need to balance our hormones and in turn can help clear hormonal skin irritations.
The simplest solution yet one of the most important. If you're not hydrated, your skin will show it immediately with a dull and tired looking complexion! Aim for 1.5L a day to keep your skin glowing.
One of the most hydrating foods there is, cucumber is packed full of water to help keep your skin hydrated and glowing throughout the day.
Widely renowned for its cleansing benefits, lemons helps flush out toxins from the body and clear your skin. A warm water and a slice of lemon in the morning is the perfect way to hydrate and clear your skin.
Oily fish, and salmon in particular, contains Omega 3 which helps reduce inflammation in the body and calm skin irritations such as acne. Struggling to manage breakouts?
Chia seeds are full of Omega 6 that helps slow the skin’s ageing process and boost skin regeneration
This oil is made up of healthy saturated fats and proteins that will not only encourage skin regeneration, but will help plump the skin resulting in a radiant looking complexion and a more even skin tone. Chef Gang have just created the first coconut oil spray can, coming to stores in November.
Packed full of beta-carotene, a powerful antioxidant, mango will reduce the rate of ageing and rejuvenate the skin. The Vitamin C will also encourage the production of collagen in the skin, helping to keep its elasticity.
The king of the leafy green (after kale, of course!) is made up of a HUGE range of vitamins; in particular folate, which aids DNA repair and can help reduce wrinkles. All green leaf vegetables are amazing for improving skin tone so upping the volume of these in your diet will have a huge impact on your complexion.
Nuts are full of good fats but almonds are particularly well-known for their wide array of health benefits, one of which is their high levels of Vitamin E which protects skin from cell damage and encourages regeneration.