Its the start of a NEW YEAR and everyone has a resolution they would like to do. The #1 resolution is getting healthy. This includes going to the gym and changing your diet. With that being said why not have healthy skin? Did you know an unhealthy diet can damage your metabolism, cause weight gain and even affect your organs such as liver and heart. One other organ that can be affected- your SKIN! The food you eat can significantly affect the aging of your skin and its health. So what foods are best for younger looking skin? Here are a few that you should include in your diet.* Fatty Fish such as salmon which is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are necessary to keep skin thick and moisturized.
*Avocados are high in healthy fats, getting enough of these are good for keeping your skin flexible and moisturized. Vitamin E, an antioxidant that is found in avocados protect the skin from oxidative damage.
*Tomatoes a great source of Vitamin C which contains lycopene which has been shown to protect the skin against damage from the sun and may also help prevent wrinkling.
*Fatty Fish such as salmon have a rich source of Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are necessary to keep skin thick and moisturized.