Discover The Foods You Should Consume According To Your Skin Type

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Discover The Foods You Should Consume According To Your Skin Type
Discover The Foods You Should Consume According To Your Skin Type

We know that applying beauty products that contain natural ingredients helps us maintain healthy skin and also provide it with the elements that over time our body begins to produce to a lesser extent.

However, it is important to know that, if you consume them in addition to applying them, the difference will be extraordinary.

We consulted the lifestyle expert, holistic health coach Leonella González, creator of Health Living by Leonella, and she gave us very good recommendations so that we not only invest in good products to apply, but also in those that we should eat.

“The skin is the largest organ in the human body; In addition to protecting us from external agents such as the sun or the weather, it gives our appearance beauty and freshness. However, its texture and appearance is often affected by poor diet, "said Leonella.

It is important that you consider that, like all the cells of our body, those of the epidermis regenerate every 28 days. That is why we must consider an appropriate diet so that the renewal mechanism is excellent and we have as a result healthy skin with a beautiful appearance.

"Each person has a different skin, therefore, their diet should be according to their skin type," said González.

Here are some examples:

Oily skin. Eat fiber foods, whole grain breads, cereals, and fruits; as well as those that have a diuretic effect: pineapple, asparagus, artichoke. These will help you eliminate toxins

Avoid consuming cold cuts, chocolates and sweets.

"If you have oily skin, it is especially important that you stay hydrated and try to eat:

Fruits: These are particularly rich in water, especially pineapple, which helps improve complexion and prevent acne and wrinkles.

  • Dark green leafy vegetables: They are excellent for wrinkle prevention and are very rich in antioxidants. Carrots are good for the appearance of the skin, they provide gloss without fat, and they also help prevent skin problems due to the large amounts of vitamin A and antioxidants they contain.
  • Herbs: Rosemary, ginger, basil, thyme and oregano, as these contain high levels of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agents, helping to give oily skin a healthy appearance.
  • Dry skin. To improve its luminosity and tone, you must keep it hydrated, so you have to increase the amount of daily liquids ingested, as well as antioxidant vitamins

    Consume fruit juices or cold vegetable soups, as well as animal and vegetable proteins, nuts and seeds.

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    How you should care for your skin at 20, 30 and 40 years Avocados: These are ideal for people with sensitive skin, as they are full of omega-9 fatty acids, known to reduce levels of redness and irritation on the skin.

    • Strawberries: They are loaded with antioxidants and vitamins, while goji berries help fight free radicals in the body.
    • Vegetables are an essential part of everyone's diet, whatever your skin type, but especially for people with dry skin. Kale is especially beneficial in helping to maintain the elasticity of the skin.

    " On the contrary, it is important to avoid foods such as wheat, dairy, sugar and processed foods, as they can easily inflame the skin.

    Mixed and normal skin. All skin types must eliminate nicotine, caffeine and alcohol. Since they are factors that increase the production of free radicals and as a consequence, aging

    Increase the consumption of vitamins, antioxidants and omega 3 and 6 fatty acids.

    A poor diet not only damages your health, but also affects the appearance of your skin. Take care of your body internally and externally.

    Adult skin: For this stage of our skin we must take into account foods such as lean proteins, such as nuts, quinoa and oats, since they contain omega-3 fatty acids, proteins and fiber that will help you strengthen the skin (the skin loses elasticity when we get older)

    Quinoa contains lysine, a nutrient that helps repair skin and heal damaged tissue.

    • Nuts and seeds are great for aiding in the production of collagen.
    • The omega-3 fatty acids present in fish such as salmon that help fight inflammation and the signs of aging on the skin.

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