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Foods for a good tan

Foods for a good tan

Mireia Cervera 13 June 2017

Facing the summer , it is convenient to prepare our skin for sun exposure. A previous exfoliation to eliminate dead cells will help us achieve a uniform color. Good hydration But the real secret to beautiful skin begins with a good diet , rich in nutrients and antioxidants. Some are of greater importance to take care ofThe state of our skin and for that reason, we are going to detail the essential foods to show off a dream skin.

Facing the summer, it is advisable to prepare our skin for sun exposure

Foods that promote tanning

If we want to maintain a beautiful and tanned skin in summer it is important that your diet does not lack foods rich in beta-carotene. This pigment is a precursor to vitaMine A, accelerating tanning by promoting melanin synthesis, which in turn will act as a natural filter for ultraviolet rays and provide us with the desired tan. Do not miss in your pantry: carrots, beets, moniato, tomato, pipeppermint and apricot. And all those orange, red or green vegetables.

Foods that protect and prepare the skin

We all know the importance of omega-3s to maintain proper health.ued at the cardiovascular level. But, in addition, omega-3 fatty acids are essential for the care and protection of the skin, avoiding dehydration and helping to protect the skin against possible attacks and burns. We just have to increasetar our consumption of blue fish (tuna, anchovy, mackerel, anchovy, salmon ...), seeds (chia, flax, hemp) and dried fruits (walnuts, almonds and chestnuts).

Foods that brighten your skin

Yes qIf you want luminous skin, you cannot miss foods rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C plays an essential role in cell renewal, the generation of collagen and protection against free radicals. Raw fruit and vegetables, in general, sThey are good sources of vitamins, so it is necessary to increase their presence in our diet. A good way to eat more raw fruit and vegetables, keeping all your vitamins intact, is through juices./ "> cold-pressed.

Foods that repair your skin

Vitamin E is one of the forgotten in the diet and has great antioxidant and, above all, healing properties. This vitamin is thatIt is essential to protect the skin from long exposure to the sun and is key to restoring it from possible burns after a mistake or due to the misuse of sun creams. Avocado, almonds, olive oil, olives cannot be missing from your dietand green leafy vegetables in general.

Foods for hydrated skin

Water is not a food in itself, but it is essential for hydrated skin. Drinking water and natural juices prevents deshidration and dryness of the skin from within. In this way, the elasticity of the dermis is preserved and its aging is avoided.

There are no magic foods, but "we are what we eat" , and it is that fedn has a lot to do with our body. If you want radiant, young and hydrated skin, the best way is to maintain a balanced, varied diet rich in plant-based foods.

Mireia Cervera Nutritionist Teresa Carles Healthy Foods Group - Flax & Kale