Top 10 Foods for Glowing Skin

We all use skincare products that are meant to leave our skin soft, clear, and radiant. Some even go as far as to search for the perfect product. But, did you know that certain foods we eat actually moisturize our skin, reduce flakiness, and nix bacteria-causing agents that cause breakouts? Here are the top 10 BEST foods to eat for clear, glowing skin. Take note, because you just might want to add these to your next grocery list!

#1. BERRIES

Berries, specifically plums, strawberries, blueberries and blackberries, are extremely rich in antioxidants, which means the more of these we eat, the more our skin will looking youthful and healthy.

#2. LOW-FAT YOGURT

Low-fat dairy products are rich in vitamin A, which is an essential vitamin that works wonders for our skin.

#3. SALMON

Fatty acids are essential to our bodies and a must for radiant, moisturized skin.  Walnuts, flax seed, pecans, and pistachios are also loaded with fatty acids if seafood isn’t your forte.

#4. AVOCADO

Avocado is rich in B-complex vitamins and essential oils that will sooth skin that is red, irritated or blotchy.

#5. GREEN TEA

Green tea contains polyphenols which work as an anti-oxidant and an anti-inflammatory agent that will keep bacteria away and will fight off free radicals that age our skin.

#6. MANGOES

Mangoes contain lots of vitamin A that is great for our skin. This fruit will repair your skin cells so that your skin doesn’t look flaky. Also– it has only 70 calories per serving so it’s ideal for that summer weight loss diet!

This salmon recipe with mango, tomato, and avocado salsa is a perfect way to combine four of these superfoods!

#7. ALMONDS

Eating almonds helps your facial tissue stay in great shape! The vitamin E  in almonds helps moisturize your skin from within, and  protects it from damage and premature aging.

#8. COTTAGE CHEESE

Cottage cheese is great source of selenium, which is an essential mineral for a youthful, glowing skin.

#9. TOMATOES

Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, and they are also an incredible source of antioxidants. Eating tomatoes will leave your skin radiant and refreshed.

#10. CANTALOUPE

Eating cantaloupe increases the antioxidants in your body, which help reduce skin problems and make your skin look and feel healthy.

Try putting cottage cheese or yogurt in the middle of a cantaloupe half to make your skin really on your side!

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