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The skin is the largest organ in the human body and it’s really important to take care of it. Remember that everything you eat and everything you add in your body has an impact in your health and also in the appearance of your skin. So, choose natural products to add in your skin but also choose healthy food rich in nutrients to nourish it and make it  beautiful, glowing and youthful. The lack of many vitamins can produce disorders in our skin, therefore a healthy food diet is essential to avoid disorders like acne, eczema, psoriasis or dried skin.In this article, we want to tell you 5 foods which have important nutrients to take care of your skin.

Avocado

Avocado is known as an important anti-inflammatory food due to its source of essential fatty acids and also is rich in many essential nutrients and minerals like vitamin K , B5, B6, B3 and E. They are also dense in potassium, folate, magnesium and phosphorous. Healthy fats are necessary to make your body work properly and they are really important not only for your skin but also for your brain and your hormones.

So, avocado moisturizes and nourishes your skin, prevents inflammation and it’s really good to relieve from psoriasis and eczema and reduce signs of aging.

Carrots

Carrots are one of the most popular foods known as a powerful food for skin care and it’s due to the power of beta-carotene which turn into Vitamin A in the body. Vitamin A is an important one to prevent and reduce wrinkles and protect the skin from the radiation of sunlight. Don’t forget our body produces free radicals in response to infections, pollution, smoke, bad fats, and sunlight.  If you want to protect your skin but also enjoy the sun, don’t forget to eat many carrots before you go to the beach 😉

Cucumber

Hydration is essential for our body and also to take care of our skin and avoid dry skin and dehydrated skin and cucumber Promotes Hydration. This  is a perfect combination of water,  beneficial nutrients and antioxidants to protect our skin and reduce the impact from free radicals that we get day by day. Cucumbers contain Vitamin C and K and minerals like Magnesium, Potassium and Manganese.

Add cucumber in your daily salad and make sure your body is well hydrated!

Red Pepper

One red bell pepper contains more than 100% of your daily vitamin C needs. It is also rich in carotenoids that can help prevent wrinkles and increase blood circulation to your skin, helping it look more youthful. Due to their carotenoids, red bell peppers are also great to fight acne. Vitamin C helps to generate collagen which is really important for the health and good appearance of our skin. Have you heard about Gazpacho? It’s a really tasty and fresh soup made specially by red pepper and cucumber, so it’s perfect for your skin!

Seeds

Seed like Chia, hemp seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, and flax seeds are really good for your skin. Pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds are both rich in selenium, Vitamin E, magnesium and protein.  Selenium and protein keep all wrinkles away and Vitamin E is an antioxidant which protects  your skin and the Omega 3 fatty acids in flax, chia and hemp seeds are perfect for fighting wrinkles and acne.  Add seeds in your meals and get all these nutrients every single day!

Don’t forget to include these 5 foods in your healthy food diet and you will get all these benefits to keep your skin healthy, glowing and beautiful.

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