Get Healthy Skin

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Amy McGorry from Prevention Magazine discusses what to include in your diet for healthier, more beautiful skin.

    Amy McGorry: Good nutrient is the fundamental building block of healthy skin, natural ingredients and whole foods help protects skin form UV damage that causes brown spots and wrinkles. Start by consuming more healthy fats proteins and lots of fruits and veggies to reveal your most beautiful skin ever.

    First, cold water fish such as salmon, sardines, cod and tuna are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids that keep skin soft and supple. Eating three to four ounces at least twice a week gives give you a good amount of these essential fatty acids.

    Second, when it comes to fruits and vegetables purple is the power color, purple potatoes, cabbage, egg plant, raspberries and blueberries are rich in anthocyanins, a type of antioxidant that also helps improves circulation, increase blood flow, helps bring skin the nutrients it need to form new cells, collagen and elastin.

    Third, for healthy collagen is key is, these naturally occurring proteins keep skin smooth and youthful, but our bodies produce less collagen as we get older. The result, thinner skin, dryness and more wrinkles. Promising new science reveals that supplements 4-5 of Vitamin C may stimulate collagen production, look for collagen supplement for rejuvenated and healthy skin. And those are just a few easy ways to put you on the road to your best skin ever.