Healthy diet foods

Rejuvenation & Diet for Healthy Skin

Rejuvenation treatments stimulate the body’s collagen and elastin production, recharging the skin, boosting its anti-aging abilities and helping to enhance its natural repair process. When considering rejuvenation treatment, it’s important to complement the treatment regime with a healthy diet to maximise the effectiveness of the rejuvenation.

Healthy skin is a perfect reflection of how well your body is nourished on the inside and how well you are protecting your skin on the outside. It is also a reliable indication of overall good health and a healthy, balanced diet will promote general well-being and ensure our body will function at its best. We’ve compiled a list of essential vitamins, and the foods you get them from, that will help keep your skin glowing!

Vitamin A Stimulates collagen production, the renewal of body & skin cells, boosts natural moisturising factors & reduces pigmentation Carrot, sweet potato, mango, spinach, red capsicum, pumpkin & dark green leafy greens
Vitamin B Helps improve acne-prone skin, hair & muscle tone. B3 also assists in the reduction of pigmentation and rosacea Bananas, eggs, oatmeal, rice, salmon, tuna & sunflower seeds
Vitamin C Boosts collagen production, contributes to wound healing & offers a measure of sun protection Strawberries, lemon, orange, kiwi fruit, grapefruit, broccoli, tomatoes & cauliflower
Vitamin D Strengthens cells membranes, which helps retain water and keep skin hydrated, as well as having anti-inflammatory properties Flaxseed, avocado, sunflower oil & a variety of nuts including walnuts, pine nuts, almonds & hazelnuts
Zinc Helps maintain collagen & elastin fibres that ensures skin is firm & wrinkle free Oysters, fish, turkey, lean meats & brazil nuts

Some basics to remember of course are to always use sunscreen, exercise regularly, avoid cigarette smoke, minimise or abstain from alcohol consumption and drink plenty of water!

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