9 HEALTHY FOODS TO IMPROVE YOUR SKIN IN A WEEK

9 HEALTHY FOODS TO IMPROVE YOUR SKIN IN A WEEK

According to some nutritionists, acquiring better skin in just a week is just as simple as consuming certain natural ingredients, that provide the building blocks for a healthier complexion. We somehow knew this list wouldn't include pizza, but it's probably for the betterūüėē.

Almonds

Almonds are loaded with Vitamin E. There’s research to suggest that Vitamin E may help fight signs of aging by protecting skin against the damage caused by ultraviolet rays and free radicals.

Beets

The powerful antioxidants in beets help fight signs of aging to keep skin firm and youthful. They contain minerals and vitamins (folate, Vitamin A, potassium, and magnesium) that stimulate cell production and protect skin from premature aging. Try adding some to your morning juice or a salad.

Chia Seeds

Packed with minerals and fiber, chia seeds are¬†the perfect balance of essential fatty acids¬†which help to give you that¬†‚Äúglow.‚ÄĚ You can add some into smoothies, a salad or soak them in almond milk overnight for a little¬†dessert.

Figs

Fig seeds are full of nutrients that help cleanse your digestive track, but they're also high in sugar, so try to only eat a few a day.

Lemons

Hot water and lemon is said to detoxify the body by helping your digestive system and liver eliminate waste quickly. You can drink it throughout the day, and also add a little squeeze of  lemon to your smoothies or on top of a salad.

Medjool Dates

Dates are high in fiber and a perfect sweet treat to aid in cleansing your digestive system. They are rich in copper, an important mineral that helps the body absorb iron and form collagen.

Pineapple

Pineapple helps the skin by improving digestion, reducing inflammation, and removing toxins from the body. It also helps in the production of collagen. Doesn't hurt that it tastes delicious!

Spinach

This leafy green is another food that's high in Vitamin A. It's also packed with Vitamin C, an essential for building and maintenance of collagen. Another great veggie to add to your morning smoothie.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, and star vitamins A & C. That means it can help give your complexion a healthy glow and curb damage from free radicals. Sweet potatoes are also full of biotin, which stimulates hair and nail growth.

 

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