Swap your sugar-laden treats with these nutrient dense foods for the ultimate complexion glow up.
It’s true what they say, you are what you eat. No matter how dedicated you are with your 10-step nightly skincare routine, clear skin really does start from the inside out. Key nutrients and a healthy diet are essential for optimum cell replenishment and a ‘clear skin from within’ type of glow that no topical products can replicate. Ensuring you eat the correct balance of foods so that your skin is receiving the vital nutrients it needs to stay soft, supple and blemish free is as easy as adding these superfoods to your diet. Add radiant skin to your plate now.
High in zinc, essential fatty acids and selenium which aid in skin protection, oil regulation and skin nourishment. Our top picks for skin health are almonds, pumpkin seeds and brazil nuts.
Eat: A small handful of nuts daily or add them as a topping in your breakfast each morning.
They boost the strength of collagen while helping your body remove cell damaging and skin-aging free radicals, do we need we say more?
Eat: A handful everyday.
High in poly and monounsaturated fatty acids, avocado’s help to keep skin looking firm and dewy while reducing redness and irritation.
Eat: Add avocado to your smoothies and salads or make a delicious avocado mousse for a sweet, yet healthy treat.
Full of antioxidants that fight against a range of skin problems. Spinach is a superfood in it’s own right due to its source of iron, folate, chlorophyll, magnesium, fiber, plant protein and vitamins A, C and E.
Eat: Add it to your smoothies or any meal for a boost of nutrients.
Before you get too excited, it needs to be at least 70% cocoa to count as a superfood. High in antioxidants, dark chocolate helps to improve blood circulation keeping your skin looking plump and healthy.
Eat: A small square (not block) each night.
Full of incredible anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric helps keep skin looking fresher and younger while aiding in combating skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
Eat: Add as a seasoning to dishes or enjoy in a Turmeric latte.
This bright super fruit aids in digestion, hydrates the skin and is a high source of vitamins A and C which aid in skin protection from the elements.
Eat: For breakfast with yogurt and passionfruit.
If you tend to have oily skin, try adding some mango to your diet. As a good source of vitamins A, C and B6, mango is known for reducing oil on the skin while aiding in skin revitalisation.
Eat: 1-2 times a week as a delicious snack.