All posts tagged: healthy eating

How to…feed your skin

Feeding your skin is quite a simple proposition. A “rainbow diet” of vegetables and fruits (with healthy omega 3 rich fish and a selection of nuts) is the best route to great looking skin and in fact is excellent for your general health too. Dermatologist Nicholas Perricone, M.D. is a great proponent of caring for your skin from the inside out. Supplying your body (and in turn your skin) with the correct nutrients will help to ensure it’s health, vitality and longevity. Your diet should be rich in antioxidants such as vitamins A, C and E. Antioxidants have the potential to overwhelm destructive molecules called “free radicals,” which live in every cell of the body and can destroy the skin tissue. Maintaining a good supply of antioxidant vitamins will keep your skin looking healthy, fresh and alive. Nicholas Perricone, M.D. renowned skin doctor has given some great insights into specific foods that are perfect for the skin with a few explanations as to why these as so great. Here he looks at the main groupings …