The Best Food for Healthy Skin

The consumption of great-tasting water helps to regulate your body’s pH value and hydrates the skin. Also with skin-boosting diets; they can erase fine lines, acne, and aging effects. Usually, dermatologist recommends special diets, supplements, and regimen for clients that suffer from rough skin textures. Apart from these derm-approved supplements, we’ll share some of the most researched foods that cause healthy skin.

Fatty Fish

By consuming a variety of fatty fish like Salmon, and Trout; you can promote healthy skin cells. They are rich in skin-boosting vitamin E, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and zinc. Apart from keeping your skin supple, omega-3 fats contain anti-inflammatory vitamin E. It’s this vitamin E that protects our skin cell membranes from inflammation and autoimmune conditions. The nutrients in fatty fish are essential for making skin cells that are less sensitive to UV rays. Also, you can neutralize the activities of free radical elements, grow thick, and strong skin cells with omega-3 fats in fish.

Sweet Potatoes

As a rich source of beta-carotene, the consumption of sweet potatoes makes builds natural sunblock in your skin cells. Beta-carotene is an antioxidant, and sweet potatoes contain high concentrations of magnesium. Both types of nutrients are anti-inflammatory agents, but the dietary fiber in sweet potatoes helps to maintain gut health. However, when beta-carotene turns (provitamin) into vitamin A, the consumer of sweet potato will enjoy a blemish-free skin texture and protection from sunburn.


Free radical elements are unstable molecules that cause oxidative stress on skin cells. When these radicals act on cellular structures, they cause dry and sensitive skin textures. However, the consumption of blueberries and raspberries can reverse the damage from free radicals. These fruits are rich in vitamin C but are low in calories, and very high nutritional value. Being potent antioxidants, vitamin C also shields your skin from the effects of premature aging.

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Red Peppers

Some of the surest foods to find beta-carotene, and vitamin C are red and yellow bell peppers. Don’t forget that beta-carotene is provitamin A. So, 149 grams of blended red bell pepper has both 92% and 317% of your body’s required daily intake of vitamin A and vitamin C respectively. By consuming plenty of Vitamin C, the product of your skin’s collagen increases. You’ll see signs of elastic, supple and moisturized skin because collagen production enhances your its structural protein.


As one of the healthiest green veggies, broccoli has many minerals, vitamins and a special carotenoid that’s called lutein. All these properties are healthy for your skin, and broccoli also contains sulforaphane. Apart from its anti-cancer effects, sulforaphane prevents sunburn and harmful UV light. While lutein protects oxidative damage of skin cells, vitamins A and C in broccoli are boosters of collagen production. Do you know that broccolis have rich concentrations of zinc? However, your skin can heal from conditions of dark under eye and bruises by consuming vitamin K.


Vitamin C and carotenoids (lycopene) are the major nutrients in tomatoes. According to dermatologists, the antioxidant in lycopene prevents the effects of harmful UV rays. While maintaining healthy skin, both vitamin C and lycopene may also help consumers to prevent wrinkled skin.


Avocados contain healthy fats, vitamins E and C. These nutrients help to maintain flexible and moisturized skin.  Apart from making your skin supple, the antioxidants in avocados shield the cells from UV rays. Usually, harmful radiation from sunlight increases wrinkles and other effects of aging. After blending a 100-gram of avocados, you can enjoy both 10% vitamin E, and 17% of vitamin C as required daily intake for your body.

Holiday Tip! 

It’s always hard to stay healthy during your holiday. Don’t get me wrong, you absolutely should enjoy yourself! But there are some smart tips that will keep you from going off the rails. Firstly, choose a healthy restaurant. The Henry Jones restaurant in Tasmania is a great healthy option for example. It’s always easier to find healthy options at the luxury hotels in Hobart, and you don’t have to stay there to eat! The other tip is to bring healthy snacks with you when you go on excursions – to avoid grabbing unhealthy bits on your way. That way your gut and skin will still feel amazing!