The Top 5 Nutrients For Healthy Skin

We all want that dewy, youthful glow to our skin and there's no better way to make that happen than to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Our skin's appearance is the first thing people notice and when our skin looks good, we feel good about ourselves. To obtain beautiful skin, it begins from the inside out. Our food choices make a huge difference and when we feed ourselves the nutrients to make this happen, our skin is a reflection of that. Some of our biggest beauty concerns have to do with appearance of aging skin - wrinkles, discoloration, adult acne, and sagging skin. There are many factors that can determine how well our skin ages from genetics, environmental damage and our lifestyle choices. One of the biggest reasons for damage to our skin is a result of oxidation which is the loss of electrons during a reaction by molecules called free radicals which take electrons from healthy cells. Sun damage and cigarette smoking are two of the most damaging oxidative stressors our skin is exposed to. If you've never smoked - good for you but if you currently do so, there is no better time than now to quit smoking for the health of your skin among other reasons. Always wear sunscreen every day to protect skin from damaging UVA and UVB rays. Another lifestyle habit we must embrace if we want to protect our skin is to eat a diet rich in antioxidants. These powerful substances found mostly in fresh fruits and vegetables, help prevent or stop cell damage caused by oxidants. They al...
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