Almonds reduced the look of wrinkles and pigmentation in light-skinned postmenopausal women who ingested two handfuls of the nuts daily for nearly six months.
Carrots and other orange-red fruits and vegetables, such as tomatoes, red peppers, sweet potato, cantaloupe, and apricots, enhance the golden shine of (Caucasian) skin.
Delicious berries are loaded with anthocyanins, which are effective antioxidant and anti-inflammatory substances that prevent collagen degradation.
Haddock, cod, and all other white fish are abundant in iodine. Iodine is not only essential for maintaining a healthy metabolism, but also for maintaining good skin.
The tomato component lycopene reduces the incidence of heart attacks and strokes. Lycopene is a natural sunscreen that protects against sunburn and wrinkles.
In a research involving Swedes, Greeks, and Australians, those with a higher consumption of monounsaturated fat, especially olive oil, had less sun-exposed wrinkling (on the back of the hand).
Pulses (legumes) may prevent the skin from damage and wrinkles because of their high level of plant estrogens (phytoestrogens).
Another great source of skin-friendly monounsaturates is this well-loved green berry. Antioxidant defense for skin cells is improved from the inside out by avocados' high vitamin E content.
Just make sure you're drinking chocolate with a high concentration of flavanol antioxidants, which relaxes blood vessels, to get the benefits of an evening cup.
Water is healthy for your skin. Two liters of water a day increased hydration sufficiently to "improve skin physiology."