Friday, September 18, 2009

Young-looking Skin without Supplement!

Young-looking Skin Like Baby

I believe everyone like their skin looks and feels well, and it is not only for lady, and even men wish to have it too, especially in our modern life today. So, expects said that from our eating habits or diet, and it will reflect our skin directly. This is not only to beauty our skin, and the most important is help on our health, because if you are not healthy, then your skin’s health will be impacted as well.

You just need to remember below great food when you shop in the market, so that you always can pick and buy the great foods to feed your skin and make yourself has young-looking skin without supplement if you can.




When talk about grape, then the first impression is the ‘red wine’ which has a lot of benefits for our health. Actually the resveratrol is better than vitamins E and C to help on protection against free radical damages, and it can be found in grapes skin. Another good news is the grape (especially purple grape) can help us to reduce the water retention in our body , so that it won’t make us feel heavy and swollen.



Green Tea

You will notice that most of the Japanese look young with great skin, and a lot of great skincare products come from Japan. Scientists already confirmed the green tea is rich in antioxidants and proven to reduce the damage of sunburn and risk of skin cancer, and the most important is the green tea can reactivate drying skin cells.




Carrots are superior source of biotin, fibre, potassium, thiamine and vitamins A, C, K and B6. Vitamin A is very important for healthy skin to help on developing and maintaining our skin cells and if lack of it, then it can cause dry skin.




Today, getting more Asian use the olive oil, as it really has a lot of benefits for our skin like make it more smooth, heals dry, brittle nails, radiant complexion, soften cuticles, and even can improve our hair more shine and conditions. But you need to know that the olive oil has few grades, and the best one is ‘extra virgin’, because is the least processed. With the vitamin E and antioxidants come from olive oil, it help to maintain our skin more elastic and firm, at the same time it give you a good health protection naturally against the sun with its anti-UV damage properties.




Scientists already show that the pomegranate contains a very high level of polyphenols, especially the pomegranate juice is one of the popular antioxidants with some other free radical-fighting elements to protect our skin in an environment with harsh polluted. One of the famous ingredient to be used for skincare product.




Omege-3 (fatty acids from Salmon) is great to maintain our healthy cell membranes by keeping out harmful substances, and it can reduce our body’s production of inflammatory agents that can damage our skin, so that the bad stuff doesn’t get left behind in our body. The healthy fatty acids is a key ingredients in archiving healthy, smooth and more radiant skin.


So, beside above major great food (lets call it ‘GG-COPS’) help on our skin, and there are number of vegetables and fruits with high Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC), or in another way called ‘antioxidant’ that you need to have in your daily breakfast, lunch, dinner or tea time with other calcium-rich, low-fat foods, etc.

Vegetables:- Eggplant, Corn, Onions, Red bell peppers, Beets, Broccoli flowers, Spinach, Kale, Alfalfa sprouts, Brussels sprouts

Fruits:- Oranges, Red grapes, Plums, Cherries, Prunes, Blackberries, Blueberries, Strawberries, Raspberries, Raisins

Last, but not least, just to share with you that the new research show that eating ‘grapefruit’ can increase breast cancer risk, especially for post-menopausal women. This is because the grapefruit contains compounds that block the production of an enzyme that helps our body metabolize estrogen. Drink more fruit juice a week to beauty your skin and good for your health! :)


Beautiful Skin! Young-Looking Skin!