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Refueling Your Skin with Food

It's clear nutrition is important for your health. It's also important for feeding your skin.

I loved my summer skin. Our skin tends to get oily and that can help it feel soft and plump - the way all our cheeks should feel!

As that oil disappears in the fall, we are left to deal with repairing the damage our skin has endured after an entire season in the sun - which becomes much more visible without that natural oil.

A good deep cleaning will help! But so will eating these foods. Moisturize from the inside out!


Fatty fish - salmon, mackerel, and herring, are excellent foods for healthy skin. ...


Avocados - vocados are high in healthy fats.


Walnuts. -good source of essential fatty acids, which are fats that your body cannot make itself.


Sunflower seeds - 1 ounce has 49% of the DV for vitamin E, 41% of the DV for selenium, 14% of the DV for zinc, and 5.5 grams of protein


Sweet potatoes - full of beta carotene and provitamin A, which means it can be converted into vitamin A in your body.


Red or yellow bell peppers - one of the best sources of vitamin C. This vitamin is necessary for creating the protein collagen, which keeps skin firm and strong.


Broccoli - full of many vitamins and minerals important for skin health, including zinc, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Also full of Lutein which helps protect your skin from oxidative damage, which can cause your skin to become dry and wrinkled.


Tomatoes - contain lutein and lots of vitamin C as well as all of the major carotenoids, including lycopene.

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