Top 10 tips, for Healthy Skin and Body!
It is said that 'we are what we eat'. This is so true and I believe that inner healthy is always visible on the outside. The skin's condition is a true reflection of what is going on inside our bodies. So it's important to eat healthy foods and drink plenty of pure water to keep our inner healthy tip-top! with this in mind here are the top 10 foods that are thought to be most important in maintaining healthy skin. Try to include a balance of these in your diet.
Spinach - rich in fibre and antioxidant nutrients including vitamins A and C, plus potassium, iron and omega fatty acids, all essential for youthfulness of the skin.
Blueberries - contain vitamin A, C and fibre and can help control and prevent acne and breakouts.
Kiwi fruits - abundant in antioxidants, which help to protect bones, skin and teeth. these fruits are thought to be cancer fighting too.
Salmon - omega fatty acids in this oily fish help to nourish the skin, keeping it plumped up and healthy.
Avocados - help to fight ageing and improve skin elasticity as they are rich in vitamins A, D and E and minerals such as copper and iron,
Eggs - protein abundant and containing selenium, vitamin A and copper, eggs help with tissue repair and elasticity of the skin.
Oranges - the vitamin C in these citrus fruit help promote healthy texture and colour of the skin.
Dark Chocolate - Yay! Chocolate is good for us! But is must be the proper stuff- containing 60% cocoa. this type of chocolate, eaten in moderation is rich in flavenol
and helps protect the skin from sun damage.
Watermelons - help clear up blemishes and maintain healthy, fresh, clear skin.
Berries - in general berries such as raspberries, strawberries, black berries are all rich in Vitamin C and antioxidant anthocyanin and also quercetin which reduces inflammation.
Written by the Therapy Team.