These summertime fruits are packed with antioxidants, which play an important role in protecting our cells from free-radical damage. Free-radical damage occurs from stress, pollution, sun, smoking, alcohol, late nights, and a diet high in processed foods and low in fresh fruits and veggies.
The mineral zinc, found in oysters, eggs and Brazil nuts, is an important component of healthy skin, open pores and stretch marks. In fact, acne itself may be a symptom of zinc deficiency.
These green veggies are packed with silica, a trace mineral that strengthens the body’s connective tissue; muscles, tendons, hair, ligaments, nails, cartilage, and bone, and that is also vital for healthy skin.
If you have dry, inflamed or devitalised skin or you suffers from the frequent appearance of whiteheads or blackheads, you can benefit from omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs) found in chia and flax seeds.