Monday, January 16, 2012

What can the right foods do for your skin?

Do you ever have those days when you look in the mirror and notice that you have a line here or a wrinkle there? Does you reflection look a tad bit different than your high school photos? Of course so! Everybody ages, but here is the thing. Not everyone ages the same way. While men age with a certain charm, most women feel that aging leaves them looking older and less attractive. That is certainly not the case, but it can still feel depressing. The way that you age may have a lot to do with what you are consuming in your every day life routines. Eating certain foods can ultimately help you age better.

Tips for eating better foods for your skin.

Consume more water everyday. This is one of the most important things you can do for your skin. Not only will the water help hydrate your skin but water can also help rid your skin of unwanted toxins. You should be drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water a day.

Stop boozing it up. If you are concerned about your skin, and you have a nightly cocktail or even just a fun-filled alcohol weekend, you really need to reconsider that. Alcohol can age your skin drastically. Not to mention, consuming alcohol drys out your skin almost as much as a day in the sun.

Eat more green veggies. Vegetables can make all the difference to your skin. While the normal person consumes less than half of the average daily serving for vegetables, you should be counting that percentage for your skin. By eating more green vegetables such as lettuce, cabbage, greens, and broccoli you could be rolling back the clock on your skin. The roughage in these foods helps clean on your body and helps restore essential nutrients to your skin.

Cut out sugar and soda. Sugar is bad for your body all the way around, including your skin. Sugars in foods can cause breakouts, hormonal changes and all kinds of other wacky issues. By just cutting out candy, sugar and sodas you could see instantly glowing skin within a week.

Try to limit carbs. Carbohydrates are bad for skin simply because they contain extra sugars. While the sugars in carbs is not as bad as well say a Snickers, it's still causing your skin to be vulnerable to hormonal changes in the body that could cause breakouts.

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