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If you want beautiful skin, try these foods

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If you want beautiful skin, you need to know about these foods. You not only eat them, but it can also use them on your face to look more beautiful.

Avocado

Avocado is a very healthy fruit that offers many health benefits. It is also good for your skin. You not only eat it, but you can also use it as an application. It is a very good source of biotin and it can prevent dry skin and brittle hair and nails. You can apply it topically. Avocado will hydrate parched skin. You can create a moisturising mask using avocado. Pit the fruit, get puree from the pulp and use it on your face. It contains beneficial vitamins E which is good for your skin and hair. Eat a bit of avocado every day. You can put it in your salad or in your smoothie. It is important because it will supply your skin with healthy fats and phytonutrients.

Eggs

Eggs are good for your skin. It contains high amount of protein which is beneficial in repairing cells which are damaged by free radicals. It also contains biotin which is a vitamin that can help you by protecting you against dry skin. Besides eating it, you can also apply it on your skin to make your skin look beautiful and younger.

Green tea

It is a skin friendly beverage and it can help you to have beautiful skin. It has high amount of polyphenols which are good for your skin. You can drink about 4 cups of green tea throughout your day and that will help you to have a better skin.

Tomato

Tomatoes contain lycopene which is good for your skin health. Lycopene is an antioxidant. It also contains high amount of carotenoid. Both these nutrients can help your skin by slowing down cellular damage from free radicals. It can prevent sunburn if you combine it with olive oil. The antioxidant present in tomatoes are released when they are cooked. If you eat your tomatoes with some healthy fats, it becomes easier for your body to absorb the antioxidant. The amount of lycopene in tomatoes will vary depending on the variety and its ripeness. Your tomatoes should be redder because they contain more lycopene.

 Edamame

You need collagen which is the fibrous protein that will keep your skin farm, wrinkle free and young looking. Collagen starts to decline after your 20s. If you eat edamame and other soy foods it will help you to preserve collagen. Edamame is rich in isoflavones. A study found that when isoflavones were consumed, even ultraviolet radiation caused fewer wrinkles and resulted in a smoother skin. According to the researchers isoflavones help prevent collagen breakdown. So include more of it in your diet.

Walnuts

It contains omega-3 fatty acids which is also present in different types of fishes. If you do not like to eat fish or if you do not eat fish, then you can consume walnuts because it will give you the same benefits. It is a very good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which can bring in shine to your hair. It can make your skin smoother and younger looking.

Vegetables

If you want a glowing skin, you will need to eat more vegetables. You will need to include vegetables in each and every meal. Include vegetables of different colours. You need to include vegetables of at least three colours-red, yellow and green. In red, pick tomatoes. Pick the more red tomatoes. In green and yellow, pick the vegetables which are greener and more yellow.

References

1. Beauty Food Bible
2. Skin layers
3. Skin Protection