Five Types of Food for Skin Care

Healthy skin can not do without good nutrition. United States, “Prevention” Magazine recently published “skin food finals Category 5” list.

Vegetables: champion, long leaf lettuce; runner-up, tomatoes. 6 lettuce leaves 1 day can provide the necessary vitamin A. Vitamin A can promote cell metabolism, beneficial skin. In addition lettuce of potassium can promote circulation, Nutrition and Oxygen skin for more.Study found that for 3 months to eat five tablespoons a day of lycopene-rich Tomato paste, 25% lower risk of skin sunburn. In addition, to protect the skin collagen, so easily peeled off. German study also found that lycopene may help reduce wrinkles.

Fruit: Champion, strawberry; runner-up, Apple. 1 cup of strawberries contains vitamin C is the daily intake of 130%. Vitamin C can promote the formation of collagen fibers, making skin smooth and elastic, the more vitamin C, less wrinkles. On the contrary, it will lead to dry skin more wrinkles.

Antioxidants from apple quercetin protects skin from ultraviolet (UVB) damage, and thus prevent the occurrence of skin cancer. Experts suggest that in addition to wiping out the front of sunscreen is best to eat apples.

Protein: Champion, soybean; runner-up, eggs. A new study found that 34-year-old women for 12 weeks every day to eat three ounces tempeh (soy isoflavone-rich “glucoside ligand”), will help improve wrinkles and skin problems. Experts say the most beneficial soy protein to protect the skin, it should eat more beans and soy products.

A study of women-focused have found that is rich in antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin in the egg can damage the body’s ability to enhance UV resistance 4 times. Eating eggs can make the skin soft and flexible, and better water retention.

Nuts: Champion, almond; runner-up, walnut. Eat a handful of almonds a day can increase the level of vitamin E, vitamin E to keep skin healthy is one of the most important antioxidants, can nourish the skin and prevent dry.

Walnuts are rich in α linolenic acid (Omega 3 fatty acids a), on moist skin and maintain its flexibility to play a key role.

Fats: Champion, cocoa; runner-up, Virgin Olive Oil. Cocoa fat from the skin the most useful. Study found that 12 weeks drank half a glass of rich flavonoid mixture of cocoa drinks (including Chocolate), make the skin soft and smooth moisture.

Extra virgin Olive Oil contains essential fatty acids help to prevent sun damage skin. Essential fatty acids is an important component of cell membranes, help to retain water. The human body can not make essential fatty acids, so daily intake of 1 tablespoon Olive Oil, make the skin softer.

Source by Angela Aki

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