Lets talk about foods today which are essential for the health of your skin and help you maintain that timeless beauty. Foods that maintain the elasticity and provide that unmatched glow!
1) To Reduce the signs of aging-
The pepper family is full of antioxidants and rich in vitamin C which is good for collagen production.They help protect the skin from sun damage and pollution. Other anti aging foods which are good for your skin include papaya, avocado, sweet potatoes, pomegranate etc.
2) To protect from sunburn-
Rubbing a slice of fresh tomato on your skin gets you rid of that tough sun burn. Applying a layer of turmeric and curd also achieves the same results. Application of these foods as well as consumption helps reduce the sun damage. Other foods for this purpose include watermelon, carrots, green tea, aloe Vera etc. Of course do not forget your sunscreen every time you step outside!
3) To maintain elasticity-
Foods rich in protein like nuts, seeds, beans and pulses help maintain the elasticity of the skin. Fatty fish, walnuts, almonds, flax seeds, sunflower seeds etc are some examples of the same.
4) To neutralize free radicals-
Antioxidants found in food is used to neutralize free radicals which are harmful molecules. Some of the best foods rich in antioxidants are from the berry family like blueberries, strawberries, raspberries etc. Cauliflower, cabbage, spinach and other leafy vegetables also help in the process.
Last but not the least hydration is very important to keep the skin supple and soft. What other than plain water can achieve this. Along with other drinks keep the intake of water to the maximum to achieve results.