By having a diet rich in the seven foods below you are not only taking care of your overall health, but specifically boosting the largest organ of the human body…your skin. Yes, these are beauty foods that will help reduce acne, blackheads, whiteheads, tone your skin, reduce and prevent wrinkles, as well as protect you skin from sun damage. Let’s take a closer look at how each of these foods specifically works to promote healthy, radiant skin.
Strawberries are the first on our list. They contain vitamin C to improve skin elasticity, salicylic acid to remove dead skin cells (just like many over-the-counter acne face washes), and antioxidants to fight free radicals. They also contain alpha hydroxyl acids that help unclog oil glands that cause unpleasant blemishes.
Pineapple is next. Just like strawberries, pineapple is rich in alpha hydroxyl acids that not only help remove dead skin cells, but also slow down the aging process. Applying pineapple is also one of the best home remedies for wrinkles, moles and warts.
According to stylecraze.com, “Grapes are considered to be one of the best remedies for overall skincare. They are loaded with phytochemicals and phytonutrients, which possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Grapes are also rich in vitamin C which is vital for good health of the skin.” Additionally, grapes juice can be used as sun block to protect your skin from sun damage.
Almonds contain oxalic acid that has been shown to clear skin and heal blemishes. They also contain vitamin E, which helps boost your immune system and keep your skin full of oxygen packed blood.
Glamour.com discusses the benefits of swiss chard for skin care saying, “This tasty green is rich in biotin, a b-complex vitamin that has been associated with positive beauty attributes,“. Swiss chard also contains oxalic acid like almonds to help clear your skin.
Apple cider vinegar as a topical has shown to be effective for treating a wide variety of aliments including warts and pimples. ACV also works as a toner when applied to your skin and helps to lock in moisture.
Finally, the Nutribullet book cites crimini mushrooms as an excellent skin care food, because they contain selenium, which is a mineral that helps protect your body from cell damage.
The Nutribullet Natural Healing Foods book
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