Nutrition, health and beauty are an innate priority to humans, as the desire to be beautiful comes naturally to us.
Women are more interested in the beauty of their skin than men are. Many women are concerned when it comes to wrinkles starting to appear on their face, that being one of the main reasons why sales in cosmetics are worth millions of dollars.
The food we eat does not affect only affect our skin, but also affects our body. For healthy, wrinkle-free skin you need to start eating healthier, and living a healthier lifestyle.
The skin's health and vitality depends on the balance between healthy nutrition and the disposal of metabolic waste. Any defect in that system will affect the cell and affect its vitality and its functions.
There are many foods that contain the nutrients necessary to make the skin healthy and youthful, including:
Green tea holds the lead in the list of beverages that promote the health of the skin. The reason is due to the organic substances contained in green tea (antioxidants) and the most important one is polyphenols. Specialists recommend drinking four cups of green tea a day, and its benefits to the health of the skin are:
*Helps prevent skin cancer
*Renews skin cells
*Helps treat infections, psoriasis and dandruff
*Helps in the treatment of acne.
Scientists have been long researching the health benefits of tomatoes, as tomatoes have a very high nutritional value.
Tomatoes are rich in a number of chemical compounds (antioxidants) of the nature of the preventive and curative, such as lycopene.
Studies have shown that lycopene prevents skin damage from ultraviolet radiation, and provides protection from skin cancer. Lycopene helps treat skin burns resulting from exposure to sunlight when mixing tomato sauce with olive oil, and placing the mix on the burnt area daily for ten weeks.
Pomegranate is called the "miracle tree" for its many benefits. Pharaohs and Greeks used pomegranate as a treatment for many diseases, such as arthritis, circulatory disorders, digestive diseases, and cosmetics. Pomegranate is rich in many vitamins and antioxidants that promote health and vitality of the skin such as vitamin B5, C, potassium and polyphenols. It is also a good source of elegiac acid, which is effective in the treatment of serious free radicals.
The pomegranate seed oil is considered to be the "elixir of youth" because it contains acid punicic, fatty acids and Omega5, all important to the renewal of skin cells. Moreover, it is also rich in compounds such as estrogen.
Native to tropical America, it has small leaves and flowers of striking green and purple colors. Avocados are a good source of biotin (vitamin 7), which works to prevent dry skin and brittle hair and nails as well, as avocados are rich in vitamin E. Use oil extracted from the seeds of the fruit to effectively moisturize the skin and renew skin cells.
Add shine and softness to the skin by eating fish, especially salmon, because they are a rich source of Omega 3 acids, which are necessary for the health of the skin.
Salmon treats inflammation, and reduce the blockage of pores, and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as it contains Zantin Asta, and beta carotene.
Turkey contains a high percentage of zinc necessary to maintain the collagen and elastin fibers that keeps the skin’s elasticity.
Contains the protein albumin, which helps cells suffering from damage. It also contains biotin, an essential vitamin that protects against dry skin.
Walnuts have high nutritional value. They contain Omega 3 and fatty acids that work to make the skin softer and more youthful. They also contain antioxidants that help renew skin cells.
In addition to being an important source of proteins that help building dead cells, legumes and beans are a rich source of catecins and flavonoids, which all enhance the health of the skin.
One of the best natural sources of beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A to nourish the skin, 262% of the daily needs of the body of vitamin A come from sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes also have anti-inflammatory properties that can help calm the skin when exposed to cold winter winds.
Abd Al-Razzaq Al-Jbouri