Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Skin health

Although creams help achieve healthy skin, this is largely a reflection of the internal state of the body, and diet plays a major role to keep it in good condition.

There are several things to consider. Excess alcohol and snuff have a negative effect on the appearance of the skin, and wear stress. It is important not to stay too long in an enclosed or contaminated.

You have to eat foods high in a fiber to avoid constipation, a major cause of skin problems. Although abolish or reduce intake of sugar, should not be eliminated carbohydrates contained in cereals, fruits and other, our meal plan.

We must take at least eight glasses of water a day (if you want you can include teas and fruit juices) to ensure internal hydration of the skin.

There is one aspect that is often confused with disastrous consequences for our skin. Especially young girls dieting to stay thin, from one moment to another eliminating all fats in your food routine. That is a fatal error. Although we are in a slimming diet, is not at all advisable to completely remove fat. The skin and in general all our bodies need each day a quantity of oil, which some experts estimate three tablespoons snipped. The fats to be eaten, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, found in olive oil, corn and sunflower among others. What I should be reduced are the animal fats.

When looking for a tan, which avoids the negative effects the sun on your skin, you have to eat fruits and vegetables rich in carotene, which stimulate the formation of melanin in the body such as carrots, squash, pumpkin, cherries, melons and all dark green vegetables, and sun exposure now choose a sunscreen according to skin type.

To promote cell regeneration, is that taking vitamin C, whose food sources are strawberries, oranges, mandarins, lemons, kiwis and tomatoes.

Special preference should be given to foods rich in vitamin E. For the skin does not dry out, you should eat foods rich in this vitamin, contained in vegetable oils than previously indicated.

Adequate food, plus a series of lifestyle that we incorporate into our daily lives, allow us to enjoy an attractive skin and, more importantly, a perfect health.