21 October 2011

Foods for Healthy Skin

Foods that are rich in antioxidants, vitamins and some of the minerals are good for healthy skin. Diet that is rich in essential fatty acids is also good for healthy skin.

Almonds contain Vitamin which acts as antioxidant. It also contains magnesium; calcium and Vitamin D. Almond oil nourishes the skin and keeps it soft.

Brazil nuts, corn, walnuts, oat meal, sea food, eggs, and cheese contain selenium which acts as antioxidant and is good for healthy skin.

Zinc plays an important role for healthy skin. Beans, dairy products, fortified breakfast cereals are good sources of zinc.
Good hydration is needed for healthy skin. Drinking adequate water is good.

Green tea fight against free radicals and good for healthy skin.

Straw berries, blue berries, ras berries and black berries have good antioxidant property and good for healthy skin.

Soy beans, milk and egg contains proteins which is good for healthy skin.

Sprouted grams provide vitamin C which acts as antioxidant and good for healthy skin.

Essential fatty acids found in nuts, fish oils help to keep skin healthy.