How nutrition impacts your skin

Good nutrition is essential for healthy skin. Eating a balanced diet is not only important for overall health, but it can also have a positive impact on your complexion. Here are some of the ways that nutrition can affect your skin.

  1. Fatty Acids: Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are essential for maintaining healthy skin. These fatty acids are found in foods such as fish, nuts, and seeds. They help to reduce inflammation and can help keep your skin hydrated.
  2. Vitamins: Vitamins A, C, and E are essential for healthy skin. Vitamin A helps to reduce wrinkles, Vitamin C helps to protect against sun damage, and Vitamin E helps to reduce dryness and flakiness. These vitamins can be found in foods such as leafy greens, citrus fruits, and nuts.
  3. Antioxidants: Antioxidants help to protect your skin from damage caused by free radicals. Foods such as blueberries, spinach, and almonds are all good sources of antioxidants.
  4. Water: Water is essential for keeping your skin hydrated. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day will help to keep your skin looking and feeling its best.

Eating a balanced diet is important for healthy skin. Incorporating foods that are high in essential fatty acids, vitamins, antioxidants, and water can help to keep your skin looking and feeling its best. Making sure you are getting enough of these nutrients is essential for maintaining a healthy complexion.

Ellen Sorlen

Founder and Owner of Nourish with Ellen

I’m Ellen, a fully qualified, insured and registered nutritional therapist with over 200 clinical hours. I strongly believe we need to nourish our bodies to flourish as individuals. Balance and moderation are the keys to a happy and healthy life and this is something I value and make sure are applied to the work I do with my clients.

Nutrition is so much more than just the food we eat, it’s about how we eat, our relationship with food but also with ourselves. It’s about lifestyle choices, mindset and purpose.My mission is to find what works for YOU and your individual circumstances. Get in touch to find out how I can help you take control over your health.

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