4 Nutrition for the Skin Under Age
In addition to using skin care products, healthy skin is also affected by the food we consume daily. "The skin also needs maximum nutrition in order to stay healthy and beautiful at any age," said Joy Bauer, MS, RD, CDN, founder of Joy Bauer Nutrition Centers and author of Food Cures.
However, the condition of our skin will differ with age. Teenage acne prone skin, it would not happen again when we have an 40-year old. For that we need a different intake to maintain the youthfulness of the skin with age.
1. Adolescents aged '20
Most skin problems experienced at this age is acne. Limiting consumption of sugar in the diet will help prevent acne on the face. Therefore, reduce the intake of sweet foods or beverages such as soft drinks. To replace sugar in the body, replace them with dark chocolate, berries, and cherries. All of these foods also contain antioxidants that can improve skin health.
2. Age '30
When the age of '30 's, usually women are more focused to appear more youthful. "To maintain a young light skin, you should eat a variety of fruits and vegetables that contain lots of beta-carotene," said Joy. Beta-carotene found in orange foods like carrots, cantaloupe orange, yellow squash, sweet potatoes and yellow. In addition, some dark green leafy vegetables will help you to clean the skin of old cells, and helps improve skin regeneration.
3. Age of '40
The primary mission is focused on women of this age is to overcome wrinkles. Joy suggested to reduce fine wrinkles on the face with a lot of eating foods that contain vitamin C. Some examples are peppers, cabbage, broccoli, kiwi fruit, and orange.
4. Age of the '50s
At this age, the skin is usually very easy to dry. Try to avoid dry skin with lots of drinking. Add also the intake of water in the body by eating a lot more watery foods, such as cucumbers, mushrooms, peaches, oranges, grapes, and berries. "All these fruits and vegetables contain 90 percent of water is beneficial for the skin," said Joy.