Foods and Ingredients That Promote Healthy Skin

Which foods and ingredients promote healthy skin?

  • Avocado - Rich in essential fatty acids.
  • Berries - Especially blueberries, which are high in antioxidants.
  • Olive and Olive Oil - Rich in essential fatty acids.
  • All Other Fruits and Vegetables - Especially apples, asparagus, celery, cherries, dried fruits, eggplant, garlic, onions, pears, grapes, spinach, leeks, legumes, lima beans and melons.
  • Eggs - Don't overcook; best if the yolk is runny.
  • Fatty Fish - Choose salmon, mackerel, bluefish, anchovies, sardines, tuna or a pure fish oil supplement (Careful with high content in some fish, especially tuna).
  • Grape Seed Extract - An excellent antioxidant.
  • Herbs and Spices - Especially cumin, basil, oregano, rosemary and black pepper.
  • Tea - This includes both black and green varieties.
  • Water - Nothing can substitute for it. Drink at least 6 - 8 glasses per day.
  • Yogurt - Organic, whole-milk variety is best.

Which foods and ingredients have a negative impact on the skin?

  • All Highly Processed Foods - Especially white bread and anything else made with white flour.
  • All Fried Foods - Especially french fires, chips and packaged snacks.
  • Alcohol in Excess - Ages the body and is dehydrating.
  • Caffeine - Is dehydrating and increases stress on the body.
  • Drugs (prescription and over-the-counter) - Almost all drugs deplete needed nutrients and inhibit the actions of key enzymes in the body.
  • "Fake" Fats (hydrogenated fats) - This includes margarine.
  • Sugar - Every kind of sugar, including corn syrup.
  • Artificial Sweeteners - The only kinds that are safe to use are xylitol and stevia because they don't cause blood sugar spikes.

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