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Top 10 Foods That are Great for Our Skin

Updated on June 19, 2013

1. Fish - The primary nutrients that make seafood so good for your complexion are zinc and omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3 fatty acids reduce dryness and inflammation. Zinc sloughs off dead skin, which gives the skin a nice glow. Salmon has rich omega 3 fatty acid. Time to cook some fish for your meal!

2. Almonds - Almonds are stuffed with Vitamin E, which defends against sun damage. Eat almonds for snack per say.

3. Strawberries - Strawberries are rich in Vitamin C. It ward off wrinkles and age related dryness. You can munch on strawberries whenever you feel like it.

4. Chocolate - Cocoa hydrates your skin, making it firmer and supple. Make a cup of hot cocoa is great for winter.

5. Coffee - For those coffee lovers, drinking a cup of coffee per day lower the chance of developing skin cancer.

6. Greek Yogurt - The protein that you eat from dairy, like yogurt, helps skin becomes firmer. Greek yogurt is more beneficial than other yogurt.

7. Tomatoes - Tomatoes have lycopene which protect your skin from sunburn. Have a slice of tomato in your sandwich or dices of tomatoes in your salad.

8. Red and Green Veggies - They are full of beta carotene. It prevent cell damage and premature aging. Add some spinach for your salad per say.

9. Sweet Potatoes - Sweet potato is packed with vitamin A, which may reduce your melanoma risk.

10. Whole Grains - Improve your complexion, clear and moisturized skin.


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