Know What it Takes to Make Skin Glow?

Now that summer is around the corner the sun has been peeking its head out more often...are you looking for more ways to shine yourself? Make your skin glow naturally with these amazingly beneficial foods you can snack on and add easily to your daily diet.

Omega 3

Wild salmon is one of the best food sources for omega-3 fatty acids and protein. Tune in into the levels of vitamin D and selenium. Sardines, oysters and mackerel also supply this beauty food gives your skin the oil it needs to flourish, Not a fish lover? try nuts...a 200-calorie serving of walnuts has 2776 mg of omega-3 essential fatty acids and is a great source of protein and copper, a mineral that supports collagen production.

Coconut Oil

Use a generous amount of coconut on your skin straight-up or take in a spoonful and watch the glow begin. Cut up a cucumber or blend in with greens for a delicious smoothie or mix with a little water or aloe, and make a facial mask and "Glow on"

Ginseng

This plant extract Ginseng provides essential nutrients and provides the antioxidant properties your skin needs to shine. Use it as an oil mask for a natural toner, or add it to your morning tea.

Turmeric

Shake up the turmeric with some lemon water, add protein or rub it into a smoothie. You can also mix turmeric with equal parts honey and yogurt and use as a face mask. Soak in the moisture and exfoliates your skin, leaving your face fresh and clean.

Lemon

Lemon with its rich vitamin C purges the body of excess water and weight, balancing out the sodium and potassium in the cell. So next time your looking to cleanse go for the citrus fruit.

Add a slice of lemon to warm water and bring on the healthy digestion. You can also add Lemon to your diet by squeezing it onto your salad

Tomatoes

Eating red tomatoes helps keep skin from turning red, and defuses the inflammation our skin produces from eating fatty foods and starches.

Those who consumed 5 tablespoons of high-in-lycopene tomato paste daily for 3 months had nearly 25% more protection against sunburn in one study. Even better, skin had more collagen, which prevents sagging.

Add to salads, pop in cherry tomatoes for a healthy snack.


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