27 Super Foods For Better Looking Skin

foods for better skin

1. Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate helps to moisturize your skin, reduce redness and roughness according to a study published in the journal of nutrition and according to University of Nottingham professor Ian MacDonald… The cocoa flavanols in dark chocolate help fight sleep deprivation, fatigue, and the effects of aging

2. Berries

Most berries like blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, gooseberries and cranberries are high in antioxidants, Vitamin C & B6 that help produce collagen to keep your skin smooth and plump reducing wrinkles and fine lines.

3. Acai

Acai may not be the weight loss miracle you hoped it would be but Acai contains 10 times more antioxidants than red grapes and 10-to-30 times the anthocyanins of red wine that help combat premature aging.

4. Pomegranates

The reason why pomegranates are included in so many skin care products is because the juice in pomegranates strengthens skin & hair by protecting you from UV rays that accelerate the aging process.

5. Spinach

Spinach, Broccoli & other dark leafy greens are full of anti-aging antioxidants plus they are high in lutein that boost skin hydration and elasticity.

Spinach also has high amounts of Alpha lipoic acid that protects the cells of the skin from free radicals on the inside and on the outside which can only mean it's vital for the health of one's complexion.

6. Green Tea

Green tea is also high in antioxidants & flavinoids and it has anti-inflammatory properties which can all help prevent wrinkles and produce better looking skin

7. Water

Apart from these foods, keeping yourself hydrated would make a greater difference to the health condition of your skin. This is because water plays a great role in oozing out harmful toxins from the body and purifies the skin to glow magnificently.

Drinking plenty of water helps your skin look good by moisturizing your skin from the inside out and Not drinking enough water will dry out your skin leading to wrinkles

8. Fish

Salmon, sardines, mackerel, tuna and trout are all high in omega 3 fats that reduces the inflammation that leads to free radical damage that accelerates the aging process and…

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9. Nuts & Seeds

Nuts & seeds are high in vitamins A and E and these vitamins slow down the aging process by protecting you against sun damage and just like the healthy Omega 3 fats found in fish…

10. Eggs

Glycine, lycine and proline are great anti-wrinkle amino acids which are particularly found in eggs. It has powers to produce elastin and collagen which smoothens the entire skin texture and makes it capable enough to glow.

11. Tomatoes, Grapefruit & Watermelon

Tomatoes are a good source of the antioxidant lycopene that protects the skin from sun damage by neutralizing the free radicals that can damage skin cells and cause cancer.

It's best to use cooked and canned tomato products rather than fresh tomatoes to get the most lycopene out of tomatoes.

12. Yellow & Orange Foods

Yellow & orange foods like pumpkin, sweet potatoes, carrots, apricots, mangoes, cantaloupe, egg yolks, and yellow or orange peppers are all high in beta-carotene and…

13. Yogurt

Yogurt kills the bacteria that causes you to get acne & it's an excellent cure for chapped lips because yogurt is high in vitamin B which is vital for hydrating your lips.

14. The Allium Family

These are foods like Onions, Garlic, Chives, Leeks, Shallots and Scallions. The Allium Family helps get rid of cellulite by removing the toxins in your body that cause cellulite and…

It prevents spikes in blood sugar which accelerates aging, wrinkles and a host of degenerative diseases.

15. Barley & Wheat Grass

Barley & Wheat grass reduces the inflammation that makes you age faster and it helps the body attack cancer cells.

16. Prunes

Prunes are full of flavinoids & antioxidants that off fight free radical damage to make your skin look better.

17. Corn & Artichokes

Corn & artichokes are full of ferulic acid that protects your skin from harmful sun rays that cause wrinkles

18. Citrus Fruits

All citrus fruits like oranges, grapefruit, lemons & lime are high in Vitamin C that makes collagen or skin protein.

19. Apricots

Since Apricots are high in Vitamin A they'll help you get rid of acne because Vitamin A prevents too many dead skin cells from clogging up your pores

20. Cantaloupe

Cantaloupe is high in superoxide dismutase or SOD.

21. Avocado

Avocado is very good at helping with dark circles or baggy eyes. These are normally a result of fluid retention and you need to change the balance of sodium and potassium in your diet. Avocado is rich in potassium and can help reduce these bags.

22. Garlic

Garlic can be used to help keep your skin clear and avoid outbreaks of acne. It does this by fighting the bacteria in your body which causes blemishes and acne. At the same time it reduces inflammation and swelling to keep your skin looking fantastic.

23. Shellfish

If you do not have enough iron or vitamin B12 in your blood you will appear pale and you may struggle with having enough energy to accomplish simple tasks. This is a sign of anemia and a good way of replacing these nutrients in your body is to consume more shellfish. Oysters are particularly high in iron and vitamin B12.

24. Shrimp

Astaxanthin is a pinkish carotene compound commonly found in foods like krill and shrimp. It doesn't convert to retinol once it arrives in the body; therefore 100% of its antioxidant power is meant to fight damaging free radicals.

Studies have shown that long-term use of Astaxanthin leads to increased skin elasticity and less wrinkles.

25. Sweet Potato

Per 100 grams, Sweet Potatoes have the highest amount of Vitamin A which ensures the proper repair, turnover, and maintenance of the skin. A deficiency in Vitamin A may lead to flaky skin because the skin can't repair itself fast enough.

26. Oysters

Oysters are high in Zinc which is an essential mineral the body needs for collagen synthesis to aid skin growth & healing. Liver, seafood, poultry, nuts & seeds are all also Foods high in zinc

27. Broccoli

Broccoli & other green vegetables can reduce under-eye circles because they're all high in Vitamin K.

Vitamin K is also used to treat stretch marks, spider veins, & rosacea

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There are 34 comments
Muhammad Ahmed

Great site. Listen, I've been trying to get back to the body I had 2 summers ago. I've always been rather slim and toned but now I seem stocky or something. My legs and butt are huge from living on the 5th floor of a walk-up and not doing much else in the way of exercise. I guess I've put on more body fat? Anyway, I'm 5'7", 129lbs currently. I want to get down to my usual of 121.I've been doing 50 mins of medium intensity cardio first thing in the morning before eating but having 100 calories of energy gel first, is that why the scale hasn't budged? I've also been cutting down on calories so having a hard time understanding why I'm not losing weight.

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March 20, 2017

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March 15, 2017

rajkumar

What to take to prevent small white patches on my legs and stomach.

June 21, 2015

macneil

pls help me with a method of quiting smoking habit so my skin can look fresh

February 23, 2015

sai

Hello sir. my age is 22..i had pimples and dark spots on my face which made my skin to look dull and lost fairness to..please help me to get rid of pimples darkspots and how to bring my fairness back..eagerly waiting fr ur reply

December 14, 2014

sanjay singh

Hi there , I got white patches on my brown skin on my stomach and arms and neck and legs allover, what is the best way to get rid of this pigamentation? ?

July 21, 2014

simran

hii...my height is 5'7n i am just 43 kgz...i want to gain weight with curves....i am 23yrs old.... getting married in 6mnths...before that i desperately want to gai weight sir..plzzzz hlp me :(

November 29, 2013

sanjay singh

You cant gain wait and get curves

July 21, 2014

funsho

thanks very educative

September 26, 2013

Monica

Hi sir I am 24 years old but my scene have so many small small red pimples & my weight is 43 kg sir give me a reply fast what can I do this problems completely go in my scene. Thank you sir

July 25, 2013

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August 10, 2013

aarti

Dear Sir ,
i have acne red scarce on my face & so much of open prose.
i am using face pack of Multani mitti, Milk & Lemon.
does it help me

February 26, 2013

Abena

Sir, kindly help me with the kind of food and
fruits to make my body smooth and healthy

January 23, 2013

honey

answer

March 30, 2013

Fariba

I have come across this site twice by accident. Maybe it is a message from God. I am 54 years old with lots of stress and worry. I work long hours and by the end of the day I have no energy or maybe I am too depressed to care anymore. My brother whom I no longer communicate with told me I was fat and was never going to loose it. That hurt me. I eat right, but mostly I think I don't enough during the day or forget to eat. I am unhappy and I consider myself fat and ugly even though people always compliment me on my looks. I have what is called the thunder thighs or saddle bags. I hate them. They are pure fat and I know I will never loose them.

October 28, 2012

Amber

Hi, I'm not sure if you will get this comment because you posted a while ago, but I wanted send you a hug and say that eating organic and healthy can help a lot with depression . Feeling healthy can give you a more positive perception of yourself, also getting away from a job that seems to consume your life and finding more time for the things you love will improve your life in drastic ways. Taking time for yourself, working less and filling your life up with things that make you happy will feel like a gift of love to yourself, and as a result you will feel happier and more confidant. Self care is really important, be your own best friend and take care of yourself. Sometimes we think that it's our body that is the cause of our unhappiness but often it's our unhappiness that causes us to be out of shape or have a negative view of ourselves.

Here are two blogs from amazing women who inspire me

One on health: foodbabe.com
and one on following your dreams: www.marieforleo.com

Much love, and God bless

October 09, 2013

jazmin

hi adrian, im 15, 5'6, and weigh 191. im going to the beach in a week and it would be nice to be able to look good in my bikini again. any suggestions?

July 25, 2012

Adrian Bryant

you can use this emergency weight loss plan here but do not expect much in a week

July 27, 2012

Paul Harris

5'6", 190 pounds? Jazmin girl, do us all a favor and don't appear in public in a bikini.

May 08, 2013

Minna

No Paul, you do us all favor and don't write dis-respective ridiculous comments. And Jazmin you enjoy your summer, and make some longer weight loos goals if you want to lose weight, like at least 3 months and then 6 months.. i know how is to be teenager and want a fast results, but if anyone is offering you solution in like 10 days, you should not believe in it, nor try it-even if it would work it would be very unhealthy

May 23, 2013

amanda

Hi Adrian!

Great site. Listen, I've been trying to get back to the body I had 2 summers ago. I've always been rather slim and toned but now I seem stocky or something. My legs and butt are huge from living on the 5th floor of a walk-up and not doing much else in the way of exercise. I guess I've put on more body fat? Anyway, I'm 5'7", 129lbs currently. I want to get down to my usual of 121.

I've been doing 50 mins of medium intensity cardio first thing in the morning before eating but having 100 calories of energy gel first, is that why the scale hasn't budged? I've also been cutting down on calories so having a hard time understanding why I'm not losing weight.

May 28, 2012

Anonymous

I am a girl. I had too much muscle on my thigh,calf, and arm due to the high intensity weight lifting and soccer in my high school. It looks big and not girly at all when I wear dresses. How can I get rid of these muscles? Does being inactive help shrink the muscles?I am currently on a healthy diet, and need to lose muscle weight.

March 31, 2012

Adrian Bryant

what is your weight & height now and do you know your body fat percentage?

April 02, 2012

anonymous

I weight 130 and 5'2. How do I know my body fat? My body is toned. How can I lose muscle on my thigh? It looks too muscular since I did too many squat.

April 03, 2012

will

is it ok to drink that liter of cold water before you go to bed, and another thing if u do 40 minutes of cardio 3 times a week, and you go hard do you burn into your muscle

September 23, 2011

Adrian Bryant

you won't burn into your muscle doing that amount of cardio and the ice cold water is okay before bed

September 24, 2011

Matthew

yes

September 24, 2011

Matthew

Its ok to drink water before u go to bed

September 24, 2011

will

thanks adrian i appreciate the info.

September 25, 2011


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