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Six Superfoods For Healthier Looking Skin

Which Super Foods Help For Radiant Skin

We spend a lot of time talking about what products to use and how to apply them. But, if you really want radiant skin, you should be paying just as much attention to what you’re putting in. Our skin reflects our health and diet, so if you’re eating lots of preservatives, sugar and saturated fats, it can lead to a dull, lifeless-looking complexion.

However, a diet rich in Omega 3, antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals will help give you radiant skin. We list the skin superfoods you need to work into your diet today:

Berries

Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries contain antioxidants, which can fight the signs of ageing. Strawberries also contain iron, which is essential for glowing skin.

Avocado

As well as Omega 3, avocados contain vitamin C and E. Vitamin E is a soluble vitamin that helps the skin repair and cleanse itself. Vitamin C is also an essential vitamin the body needs to produce collagen –  a protein that helps hold skin cells together.

Seafood

Seafood’s are rich in Omega 3 and zinc. Zinc helps with new cell production and can cleanse the skin of toxins, which can benefit those who suffer from acne.

Seeds

Chia, flax and pumpkin seeds are all skin superfoods. They contain amino acids, iron, and vitamins B and E, all of which are easily absorbed by the body to promote healthy cells and healing.

Nuts

Nuts are full of Omega 3 and vitamin E. The Omega 3 fats in nuts help to strengthen the membranes of your skin cells. This helps the skin stay hydrated by locking in moisture and nutrients.

Bananas

Not only are bananas a brain food, they also contain vitamin A, vitamin C and B6, which prevents cell damage and early signs of ageing.

I hope you found the above info usefull and that you will add these superfoods to your diet

Please feel free to send me comments and any skin concerns or skin regime questions you may have .

Kind regards

Dr Alek Nikolic

About Dr Alek Nikolic

Dr Alek Nikolic was born in South Africa and received his MBBCh (Wits) in 1992 and in 2000 he received his MBA (UCT). He has been in private practice for 24 years and is the owner of Aesthetic Facial Enhancement, which has offices in Cape Town. Dr Nikolic specialises in aesthetic medicine and is at the forefront of the latest developments in his field. He is very driven and has lectured extensively and has performed live demonstrations throughout South Africa and Internationally including Bangkok, Rome, Paris, Monte Carlo, Prague, and Warsaw. Dr Nikolic’s focus is on skin care, skin ingredients and cosmetic dermatology treatments such as lasers, chemical peels, Botox, and Dermal Fillers. He has performed over 20 000 procedures to date and as such is responsible for training numerous medical practitioners both in South Africa and internationally. Dr Nikolic is one of the founding members of the South African Allergan Medical Aesthetic Academy and chaired its inaugural launch in 2012. The Allergan Academy provides essential training to keep up with the latest technology in aesthetics. Dr Nikolic holds the advisory position of Allergan Local Country Mentor in Facial Aesthetics and is the Allergan Advanced Botox and Dermal Filler Trainer. He is Vice President of the Aesthetic and Anti-Aging Medicine Society of South Africa (AAMSSA) and is an Associate Member of the American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS).

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3 thoughts on “Six Superfoods For Healthier Looking Skin

  1. Ana-Paula says:

    Interestingly Almonds and seeds are full of Vitamen E which helps towards blocking out the sun on ones skin.

  2. Ana-Paula says:

    Interestingly Almonds and seeds are full of Vitamen E which helps towards blocking out the sun on ones skin.

  3. Liesl says:

    great information and advice, I always knew all these foods were good for me , but not how important for my skin

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