Saturday, July 21, 2012

7 Foods That Are Great For Your Skin's Health and Wellness

We really shouldn't take our skin for granted. It is after all the first line of defense for our health.We have all heard about how important water is but what about the other foods we should eat?

These foods are great for keeping your skin healthy and young looking . Some have high concentration of vitamins E and A and others have excellent anti-inflammatory properties.

Avocados. Delicious and nutritious, avocados have lots of B-complex vitamins and are an anti-inflammatory, which is great for the skin. 

Green tea. Technically a drink, green tea has polyphenols which are an anti-inflammatory.Carrots. Carrots are full of vitamin A, which helps your skin repair itself

Spinach. This vegetable is absolutely loaded with vitamins and minerals with especially high concentrations of vitamins K and A and manganese and folate. It also helps prevent against osteoporosis, heart disease, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, and arthritis. 

Cantaloupe. This great fruit has plenty of vitamins A and C–two vitamins your skin needs to keep healthy. 

Citrus fruit. Oranges and grapefruit are full of vitamin C, which helps keep wrinkles at bay. 

Bananas. Bananas have the B vitamin biotin, which builds healthy skin, hair and nails and helps prevent skin irritations such as dermatitis. 

Tomatoes. Like bananas, tomatoes have biotin and also lycopene, which helps prevent cancer.ave

Love your skin by eating right and having a skin care regime.   Your skin will love you right back!

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