Cooking often unlocks the full nutritional benefit of various foodstuffs, e.g. tomatoes. But sometimes, raw is the best way to go. And sometimes, you can get some very specific benefits... in this case, it’s all about your skin. So, for less wrinkles, a clearer complexion, and great overall appearance, why not consider adding these foods—uncooked—to your diet?
Kale: much like its close cousin broccoli (and cabbage, cauliflower, etc.) this vegetable is rich in antioxidants. Don’t want to eat raw greens? Then juice them...
Walnut: full of vitamin B and E (that can fight off free radicals) and omega-3 (that can help strengthen your skin membrane).
Citrus: everybody knows that these are excellent sources of vitamin C, no?
Fish: another reason to eat sushi and sashimi... :)
Carrot: not only rich in vitamin A, but also biotin (boosts production of new skin cells) and antioxidants.
Spinach: vitamin A, C, and K, antioxidants, as well as plenty of minerals. What more can you ask?
Berries: another great source of antioxidants, and it comes in plenty of options: strawberries, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and so on...
Beets: helps remove impurities in your blood, which makes your skin look better.
Apples: rich in polyphenols, which is basically a natural sunscreen.
Almond milk: full of minerals that are beneficial for the skin, such as copper, which helps with collagen production.
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