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Foods For Great Looking Skin

The foundation of your beauty comes from the skin. If your skin is dry, cracked or otherwise injured, chances are good that it will show in your skin no matter how much make up you put on. One way to improve the quality and look of your skin is to use a quality product designed to do so. The other way, which may be best, is to eat foods that can do much of the work for you. The food you eat is a direct reflection of what your skin looks like. The question is, then, which foods should you be eating to have great looking skin?

First, choose foods that are full of antioxidants. You want to ensure that these foods are in your diet because they keep skin looking healthy. They even work very well at aiding in improving the quality of your skin as you age. Choose foods that

can do this for you. For example, to get Vitamin A, eat dairy. For Vitamin B, look to bananas, red meat and wheat germ. For Vitamin C, look to peppers, kiwi fruit, tomatoes and oranges. For Zinc, choose foods like seafood, eggs, cheese and mushrooms. Iron is also important. You can get this from red meats and seafood.

Next, consider the moisture level in your skin. If your skin is dry, you may need more essential fatty acids. Don't worry. These are not products that have a lot of grease in them. Rather, they have natural, necessary fatty oils that your body needs. You can get Omega 3 and Omega 6 oils from foods like salmon, tuna, and nuts.

Work to eat more of the deeper color of fruits and vegetables in your diet. This makes it much easier for you to get the antioxidants you need without having to count grams. Also, keep in mind that a diet that is rich in these nutrients may feel hard to come by. When this is the case, don't be worried about using supplements. A number of supplement combinations are on the market containing all of the nutrients listed above. They can aid you in improving the quality of your skin.

When it comes to having fantastic looking skin, don't forget these very important products. You definitely need foods to be part of your health regimen for improving your skin. Otherwise, no product you add will do enough to give your skin the youth you are hoping for.

- Misty Cassady

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