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Bites with Benefits for Beautiful Skin

You’ve probably been told what Not to eat if you want to have beautiful skin. But panic over pimples doesn’t have to leave your shopping cart empty.

Fight Sun Damage

There is an oxygen species in your skin that reacts to UV rays to cause sun damage. Foods high in beta carotene can stop that species in its tracks and reduce UV damage. Try these foods:

Broccoli

Brussel Sprouts

Pumpkin

Carrots

Sweet Potatoes

Kale

Spinach

Turnip Greens

Collard Greens

Anti-Aging

If only Antioxidants came in a make-up kit. They fight free radicals that can pre-maturely age the skin. Luckily, antioxidants can be found in these foods:

Flax Seeds

Blueberries

Beets

Acai-Berries

Pomegranate

Raspberries

Garlic

Apples

Green Tea

Natural Collagen Production

C is for Collagen. Skip the injections (well, when there’s a time, there’s a time) and eat foods high in Vitamin C which plays an important role in the natural production of collagen. Here are some food sources:

Guava

Kiwi Fruit

Raspberry

Lychees

Nectarines

Peaches

Mangos

Peppers

Spring Greens

Brussels Sprouts

Broccoli

Green Cabbage

 

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