5 superfoods that can do wonders to your skin

We all know that including power foods such as green leafy vegetables, citrus, dark chocolates to our diet can help us to prevent many chronic conditions like diabetes and heart diseases. But do you know that certain foods can do wonders for your skin too? Here we have listed some superfoods that are not only healthy meal companions but also good for your skin. Read on to know more.

Avocado
It is great for your skin, it contains Vitamin E which is beneficial to the skin. Avocado helps to heal dry skin, nails and hair because it is a rich source of biotin. Avocados are high in healthy fats which is good for the health of your skin. According to a study, women those who consume healthy fat, specifically the types of healthy fats found in avocados have more supple and springy skin.

Dab it on: Cut the fruit, remove the pulp, then make a smooth paste. Pat it over your face, leave it on for 15 minutes and then rinse. This helps to keep your skin hydrated through the day.

Green Tea
Green tea helps to increase the anti-oxidant supply to our body. But it’s not limited to that, you can use the tea bags after drinking the tea. According to a 2011 study published in the Journal of Nutrition, people who drank a beverage containing green tea polyphenols daily for 12 weeks had skin that was more elastic and smooth and had one-quarter less sun damage when exposed to UV light compared to another group.

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