Foods that make your skin glow!!

Foods that make your skin glow!!

Food is a major contributor to your skin appearance and integrity. Its time to talk about which foods that make your skin glow!! So often people forget that it’s not just about what is going on to our skin (however this is also important) but what we are putting into our system to ensure healthy beautiful skin!

Avocado – EFAs
Spinach – betacarotene
Broccoli – DIM, Indole-3-carbinol, b vitamins and vitamin c
Blueberries – vitamin C and high antioxidants
Brazil nuts – selenium
Lemon – vitamin c and plenty of electrolytes
Fresh fish – EFAs, produces prostaglandins which modulate inflammation in the body. Omega 3 & 6
Cucumber – think of that water content
Pawpaw – superfood for the skin

What is your skin telling you?

Slow-healing wounds? Weak hair? Or Hair loss?
Consider ZINC!!!
Zinc-rich foods: eggs, oysters, meat

Cracks at the corner of your mouth? Pale conjunctiva? Pale skin?
Think about IRON!!
Iron-rich foods: Red meat, kidney beans, spinach, broccoli

Bruising easily? Bleeding gums? Fragile skin integrity?
Not enough VITAMIN C!!
Vitamin C rich foods: citrus fruits, kiwi fruit, broccoli

Dryness? Itchy skin? Flaky scalp?
What about ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS (Omega 3 & 6)
EFA rich food: Fish, nuts, flaxseeds

 

Do you follow me on Instagram? Perhaps you saw this photo:

It’s a little diagram to see the messages your skin is sending you. Eating the right food for your skin is super important but so is getting to the root cause and understanding the signs your skin is showing. Are you ready to start eating foods that make your skin glow??