Great skin is as much a result of what we put in our body as what we put on our body. So we searched for super foods that you can actually add into your diet...without hating your life.
The benefits of green tea have long been hailed by communities around the world. In 2011 the Journal of Nutrition published a study that people who drank beverages containing green tea polyphenols every day for 12 weeks had skin that was smoother, more elastic and had 25% less sun damage when exposed to UV light. Bottoms up!
Eating herbs regularly was associated with up to a 60% reduced risk of melanoma according to the International Journal of Epidemiology. Herbs, such as rosemary or thyme, contain a ton of antioxidants that protect skin against free radicals from the sun before they cause damage. Start seasoning immediately.
Did you know that eating yogurt can help prevent wrinkles? We were surprised, too. The protein in yogurt helps firm skin so it's more resistant to lines. And you can double up on the protein by eating Greek yogurt, which often contains double the amount of yogurt. Scoop scoop.
Walnuts are loaded with copper, a mineral that boosts the production of collagen and the omega-3 essential fatty acids can improve skin's elasticity. Grab a handful a day and go.