A quick overview of foods that have benefits for the skin:
Avocados – A good source of biotin, avocados help to prevent dry skin and brittle hair and nails. When applied topically, they can hydrate parched skin.
Tomatoes – The antioxidant, lycopene, found in tomatoes helps prevent sunburn when combined with olive oil.
Salmon – Salmon contains astaxanthin, a carotenoid that improves skin elasticity, meaning fewer fine lines.
Eggs – Protein helps repair cells that have suffered free
radicaldamage. Eggs, a complete source of protein, also contain biotin, an essential vitamin that protects against dry skin.
Walnuts – Walnuts are a rich source of Omega-3s, which help put shine in your hair and help to make skin smoother and younger looking.
Cultured and Fermented foods – Reducing inflammation and imbalance in the gut has an observable improvement in the appearance of a person’s skin.