The following foods will make you appear younger on your skin;


Choose fatty fish to reap numerous benefits to your skin and general wellness. It has omega-3 fats associated with reduced inflammation that ruins the skin. It also creates a strong skin barrier. For instance, salmon contains extra factors that boost skin health, such as astaxanthin antioxidant. It enhances skin hydration and elasticity. Fatty fish also have proteins facilitating collagen and elastin production for strong skin.

Leafy vegetables

Veggies are mostly nutrient-dense and with fewer calories. They also contain carotenoid compounds that protect the skin from ultraviolet rays that increase the skin aging process. Most vegetables also supply vitamin C, an antioxidant for collagen production. I recommend eating veggies colored differently to maximize the varied antioxidants produced for the general skin’s wellness.

Flax seeds

Flax seeds contain omega-3 fatty acids called alpha-linolenic acid that promotes a healthy skin membrane. It maintains the skin’s plumpness and hydration. A study with women who ate them for three months developed hydrated and smoother skin.

Olive oil

Olive oil, specifically the extra virgin type, is filled with monosaturated fats having powerful anti-inflammatory features that lower skin aging. A 2012 study confirmed that individuals who consumed foods rich in monosaturated fats reduced the risk of faster ageing. You can add it to a dip or salad.

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Nutritionist, Cornell University, MS

I believe that nutrition science is a wonderful helper both for the preventive improvement of health and adjunctive therapy in treatment. My goal is to help people improve their health and well-being without torturing themselves with unnecessary dietary restrictions. I am a supporter of a healthy lifestyle – I play sports, cycle, and swim in the lake all year round. With my work, I have been featured in Vice, Country Living, Harrods magazine, Daily Telegraph, Grazia, Women's Health, and other media outlets.

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