6 Power Foods For A Glowing Skin

14 Oct 2016
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With good food, you can glow from within!

Being a part of Balance Nutrition, most of us know the importance of good health. The next step is to make sure it shows!

The following foods will help you achieve that!

 

YOGURT

Enriched with ample amounts of protein, calcium, vitamins, and probiotics, there's no doubt yogurt provides good benefits on your insides. However, it also does great beauty wonders on your outsides, especially for your skin. Yogurt is also rich in zinc which holds anti-inflammatory properties and helps in reducing red swellings caused by acne or rashes. It is necessary for cell reproduction and growth of tissues. Calcium contains antioxidants that help prevent and heal dry skin. It also facilitates skin renewal. Vitamin B in yogurt keeps the skin glowing and hydrated and helps in detoxifying the skin.

 

POMEGRANATE

Pomegranates possess anti-aging properties along with boosting your immune system, thus, rejuvenating your skin both internally and externally. Pomegranate juice is beneficial for damaged skin as a result of sunlight exposure or aging. The oil from pomegranate seeds helps to reduce and delay wrinkles. This fruit repairs skin damage to provide you with smooth and youthful skin.

 

WALNUTS

Apart from filling your hunger gap, walnuts are also used as one of the beauty secrets. Walnuts are the powerhouse of omega-3 fatty acids that help to lock in moisture and nutrients inside the skin layers, making it plump and glowing. Furthermore, healthy fats in walnuts reduce skin inflammation and protect the skin against harmful UV rays. Vitamin E found in walnuts makes the skin smooth and glowing as well as accelerates healing.

 

COLOURFUL PEPPERS

The high antioxidant content in bell pepper helps in reversing the signs of aging. They are a great way of reducing wrinkles. Antioxidants fight against the free radicals that cause damage to the cells, making your skin supple and beautiful.

 

TULSI/BASIL

From regular fever to some of the deadliest and most fatal bacterial and viral infections, Tulsi is backed with medicinal properties which help the body to fight against fever or some of the fatal bacterial and viral infections. Apart from this, Tulsi also has many benefits, out of which one is, beautiful skin. It acts as a detoxifying, cleansing and purifying agent. Consuming 4-5 Tulsi leaves daily helps relieve stress, strengthen immunity and facilitate proper digestion, since, the path to glowing skin is through the stomach.

 

SUNFLOWER SEEDS

Holistic intake of sunflower seeds adds glow to the skin. It protects against UV rays and maintains the youth and beauty of the skin. Sunflower seeds are a large source of copper which produce melanin that gives skin its color. The nutrient content existent in these seeds minimizes scarring and appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Fatty acids like palmitic, oleic and linoleic acid boost the formation of collagen and elastin, thus, generating soft and supple skin.



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