Sunday, 2 September 2012

Menu for Great Skin

The rainbow connection. colorful fruits and vegetables are loaded with antioxidants and fiber. Produce-rich diets improve skin tone and appearance and may prevent photoaging (Dinkova-Kostova 2008).
Water. Vital for flushing waste prodcuts, water keeps skin plump and hydrated.
Seafood Fish, especially salmon, is full of anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. Shellfish are a good source of zinc.
Healthy fats. Avocados, flaxseeds and olive oil have beneficial fats that keep ski supple and glowing.
Nuts. Almonds, walnuts and other nuts are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E.
Whole grains. Unprocessed grains are an excellent source of the B vitamins that are essential for manufacturing new skin cells.
Spice it up. Basil, cinnamon, cloves, garlic, ginger, red chili, tumeric and curry have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant actions.

- From IDEA Fitness Journa

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