Wednesday, June 24, 2015

20 foods you need to eat for glowing skin

Hi, Are you trying to find some snacks that is healthy and give you glowing skin?

Let me share with you top 20 food for good and glowing skin.

1. Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate contains high levels of flavonols, a potent type of antioxidant that is good for anti-aging :) You can get super good dark chocolate- GodivaDark Chocolate Sea Salt Tablet at SGD 22!

2. Lemon

Lemon is a super food for Vitamin C.  Its health benefitsinclude its use as a treatment of throat infections, indigestion, constipation, dental problems, and fever, internal bleeding, rheumatism, burns, obesity, respiratory disorders, cholera and high blood pressure, while it also benefits hair and skin care.

I love the sour lemon because it is compatible with most of the flavor, you can add it into your daily water, cook in your meal. 

I always use it in honey and it can act as a blood purifier to cleanse your stomach.

The health benefits of lemons to skin are due to its many nourishing elements like vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin A, vitamin E, folate, niacin thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, copper, calcium, iron,  magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus and protein. 

Lemon is a fruit that contains flavonoids-re a group of plant metabolites thought to provide health benefits through cell signalling pathways and antioxidant effects, which are composites that contain antioxidant and cancer fighting properties as well as improving the skin, hair, and teeth.

3. Almonds

Almonds contain beneficial antioxidants which will actively cleanse and eliminate toxins found in your body.

Alpha-tocopherol is abundance substance in almonds. This is a major source of vitamin E, which is an important vitamin needed by your skin. Vitamin E is frequently labeled as a skin superfood because it moisturizes your skin and makes it healthy so chunk in more almonds today!

Almond oil also is good is curing acne and whiteheads.

4. Olive Oil

I love to add olive oil in my salad and cold appetizers, This liquid gold is great for our skin, hair and nails. Olive oil contains three major antioxidants: vitamin E, polyphenols, and phytosterols. Hydroxytyrosol, a rather rare compound found in olive oil, also prevents free radical damage to the skin.

5. Greek Yogurt

Greek yogurt is full of protein, calcium, vitamin D and probiotics (the healthy bacteria that aids digestion). It generally is double the protein from normal yogurt and it helps your skin to be firmer.

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6. Carrots
Consumption of carrots keeps your skin healthy and vibrant as they are loaded with Vitamin C and antioxidants.Carrots are rich in potassium; hence, drinking carrot juice can prevent this problem as well as keep your skin hydrated all day!

7. Pomegranates

A single glass of pomegranate juice can provide you with 40% of the daily requirement of folic acid and vitamins A, C, and E!It helps in anti-aging :)

8.  Celery

Celery,which is also known as Apium Graveolens is also a superfood for skin! I love to use celery inside my salad because of it crunchiness! The celery juice is high in water as 95% of the weight of the plant is water, so it helps our skin to stay hydrated. Also celery juice is loaded with vitamin A, B, C, K, niacin and folate, which are essential for repairing skin damages as well as generating collagen for our skin.

9. Tomatoes

The antioxidant lycopene (levels of which are higher in cooked, processed tomatoes) improves skin’s natural SPF.

10. Walnuts

Of course walnuts must be in the list. It contains super Omega-3 fats that strengthen the membranes of your skin cells, locking in moisture and nutrients that keep it plump and glowing and keeping out toxins and give you glowing skin!he nourishing fats in walnuts attract moisture from the air, soothing dry skin. “These healthy fats may also reduce skin inflammation and prevent breakouts!

11. Peppers

Bell peppers are loaded with nutrients like vitamins A, C and K, carotenoids and dietary fiber which makes them immensely beneficial for the overall good health! Bell peppers protect the skin from damage-causing free radicals, thus promoting healthy and younger looking skin.

12.Sunflower Seeds

You need to add sunflower seeds into your daily diet because it will give you good skin. It combats the UV rays and keeps the skin youthful and beautiful. 

Copper in sunflower seeds is required to produce melanin, the pigment that gives the skin its color. The nutrients present in sunflower seeds prevents scarring and appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. The essential fatty acids like palmitic, oleic and linoleic acid encourage the formation of collagen and elastic :)

13. Pumpkins

 Pumpkin is rich in vitamin A, which soothes and softens your skin, and vitamin C, an antioxidant that can help to remedy damage produced by free radicals,Pumpkin contains natural enzymes that help to dissolve dry skin cells!

14. Soy

Soybeans can also reduce the visible signs of ageing like skin discoloration, wrinkles, dark spots, fine lines, etc because of the phytoestrogens. Soybeans contain vitamin E that can help to renew dead skin cells and also form new skin cells & give you new skin.

15. Avocado


Avocados are a great source of antioxidant carotenoids like alpha carotene, beta carotene, beta cryptoxanthin, zeaxanthin and lutein.

16. Green Tea

Green tea has a lot of antioxidants that benefits the body in many ways and can even be used to treat acne!

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17. Sardines

Sardines contain selenium, which is helpful in neutralizing the free radicals and protecting the organs from damage.

18. Rosemary

It is a good source of iron, calcium and vitamin B6, which supports healthy collagen levels. Rosemary is also a rich source of manganese, a mineral that helps minimize wrinkles and protects the skin from damage.

19. Red wine

The red wine benefits for skin is because the antioxidants that protects your skin and prevents it from ageing.

20. Coffee

Caffeine, when applied topically to the skin, constricts the blood vessels under the skin and help reduce swelling and depuff eyes! So get rid of your eyes puffiness today!!

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