Try These 3 Super Foods for Healthy Skin and Hair

Try These 3 Super Foods for Healthy Skin and Hair

Oranges

Oranges contain beta carotene, vitamin A and vitamin C which can help to keep the skin healthy by protecting it from toxins and environmental damage. It speeds up delivery of oxygen to the skin and builds collagen, helping to keep the skin young and firm.

Oats

Oats contains anti-oxidants, B-vitamins, vitamin E, selenium and calcium which can help to prevent and reverse damage to the skin caused by the sun, pollution or harsh chemicals.

Eating oats can boost the production of new skin cells keeping your complexion healthy and firm.

Try this simple oat face mask for softer, supple and clearer skin:

  • Use 5 tablespoons of ground oatmeal and add water to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mixture onto your face evenly and wait for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
  • Milk and honey could be added instead of water.

Walnuts

Eating a handful of walnuts each day will keep your hair, skin and eyes healthy and your bones stronger. They are rich in omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin E.

Throw some in a salad or eat in a yogurt.