Along with cooling, our skin needs specific care, in addition to external care products, it is important to get the necessary vitamins and minerals for the health and youth of our skin with food as well.
These five products help us to improve the condition of the skin after the scorching summer sun rays and also to face the cold days of winter well prepared.
Apples are a strong anti-inflammatory remedy, the old English adage - one apple a day, keep the doctor away, is not excessive at all. Apples are full of fiber, so it's important to eat apples but not drink them in juice form so we don't lose precious fiber, which is the basis of a healthy digestive system. The skin of an apple contains a pigment that neutralizes the damage caused by ultraviolet rays to the human skin, and the nutrients in it are involved in the formation of melanin which protects our skin from the sun rays. One apple a day is an immunity booster because of the vitamin C it contains, which is so important in the pre-winter period, during the virus season.
The history of the use of ginger for culinary and medical purposes goes back many centuries. Ginger has strong anti-inflammatory properties that is why in combination with lemon and honey it is such a relief during colds. At the same time, it is rich in antioxidants, which are necessary for improving the condition of the skin and preventing a number of diseases. Ginger accelerates blood circulation and the process of cell replacement, distributes nutrients throughout the body, helps eliminate toxins, which is a prerequisite for healthy and well-cared skin.
Kale is a “superfood” and is considered the healthiest vegetable. This type of cabbage, rich in vitamin K, participates in many beneficial processes, has anti-inflammatory properties, and also contains carotenoids, which naturally protect our skin from the effects of ultraviolet rays, thus slowing down the aging process of the skin.
Walnut is a vegetable product rich in Omega 3. 1 handful of walnuts a day helps us maintain smooth skin, improves blood circulation, which is a necessary condition for the equal distribution of nutrients in the body, protects the skin from ultraviolet radiation and heals skin damaged by the sun.
Oranges and lemons are a source of vitamin C, which, along with strengthening the immune system, participates in the formation of collagen, and the elasticity of our skin depends on collagen. 1 glass of citrus juice contains a daily dose of vitamin C.