The foods you can eat that will help make your skin more elastic and youthful!!

August 17, 2017

What can you do to prolong your youthful appearance?  First we all know that avoiding the sun and using sunscreen is the NUMBER 1 thing you should do, but there are some foods that can help you keep that youthful look.

 

PROTEIN

Proteins make up the matrix of our cells and are very important for good collagen and elasticity.  East some of the below for good elasticity:

  • Almonds

  • Almond butter

  • Peanut Butter

  • Salmon

  • Sardines

  • Eggs

 

 

LUTEIN

Lutein is an antioxidant.  In a recent study, lutein was found to improve skin elasticity by almost 20%.  You can find lutein in:

  • Egg yolks

  • Spinach

  • Other leafy greens

 

FRUITS & VEGETABLES

Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables isn’t just good for your insides, but also your outsides, specifically good skin elasticity.  The best for your skin:

  • Red peppers

  • Oranges

  • Grapefruits

  • Strawberries

  • Broccoli

  • Carrots

  • Mango

  • Apricots

  • Sweet potato

  • Avocados

 

So, if you have lost elasticity due to poor habits or weight loss… the above list should give you guide on how you may improve your skin starting now.

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