What foods are good for your skin and therefor called the "Top Beautiful Skin Foods"?
By now we hope you are convinced that nothing beats water in clarifying your skin and preventing wrinkles. But your diet can also positively and negatively impact your skin. Here are the top foods to stock up on if you want the best skin possible.
1. Olive or Sesame Oil: You should get 1 or 2 tablespoons a day
2. Fruit: 2 to 3 pieces a day of this good for your skin food is ideal (especially papaya, mangoes, watermelon, bananas, kiwi, cantaloupe, strawberries)
3. Veggies: 3 to 10 servings a day (especially carrots, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, broccoli and spinach, sweet peppers and green peas, leafy veggies, mushrooms)
4. Lentils, Chickpeas and Other Legumes: 2 to 3 servings a week
5. Fish: 2 3 oz servings a week
6. Poultry: often
7. Eggs: 4 or less a week
8. Oysters: often
9. Non-fat milk: 2 to 3 times a day
10. Almonds: often
11. Wheat germ: often
12. Sesame seeds: often
13. Red meat: 2 servings or less a week
14. Soybeans: often
15. Whole grains: 3 servings or more a day of this beautiful skin food would be best
16. Tempeh: often
17. Brewer’s Yeast: often
18. Peanut Butter: This ood for your skin food should be eaten in moderation. Two tablespoons or less a day is best
19. Vinegar: 1 to 2 tablespoons most days of this beautiful skin food is best. Apple cider or balsamic are best
20. Make a Beautiful-Skin-Smoothie: Combine in a blender and puree ½ cup diced papaya, ½ cup diced mango, ¼ cup apple juice, ¼ cup ice, 1 teaspoon lime juice, and 3 teaspoons sugar.
What are the top four foods I should avoid if I am acne prone?
While foods, in and of themselves do not cause acne as once thought, certain foods will exacerbate the condition:
1. Iodized salt: Try a salt substitute or become a spice fiend. Try Mrs. Dash.
2. Nitrites and Nitrates: These are found in many beef and smoke flavored products.
3. Shellfish: Any fish but this is actually beneficial to skin.
4. Caffeine: It gets your nervous system jumping; the stress causes breakouts