Healthy Food - The sun radiates its rays increasingly sadistic lately. Are you aware that sun exposure can accelerate the aging process of our skin? What if we are not diligent enough to treatment to protect the skin? Appearances not only looks older than actual age, we will also experience a variety of damage to the skin.
Ultraviolet rays, especially UVA, is the main factor that causes premature aging, because it can penetrate the skin more deeply and damage the skin cells that is not visible from behind the burning of your skin. What's worse, the production of proteins that maintain the collagen-tightness, moisture, and skin elasticity begins to decrease when your new age in the 20s.
To protect the skin, you should not just take care of him from the outside, by wearing cosmetics products. Treat your skin well from the inside, by consuming a variety of foods that will make your skin stay young. Do not worry, lots of local food kok able to do so. Include the following:
Strawberry, papaya, broccoli, oranges. The fruit is the favorite of these children contain much vitamin C, and vitamin C rich foods that help rid fine lines on the face and drought caused by aging. This is the result of research from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2007.
Effect of vitamin C in smoothing the skin may be caused by its ability to stop the free radicals produced by ultraviolet light, and also its role in producing collagen. Therefore, many cosmetic products that use Vitamin C in the formula. But if you can get it in natural ingredients such as strawberry, papaya, broccoli, red peppers, and oranges, not better?
Tomatoes, watermelon, carrots. Red color from lycopene in tomatoes, carotenoids material that helps keep skin soft. In a study published in European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics in 2008, showed that of 20 people surveyed, those with higher concentrations of lycopene appeared to have a softer skin. To get the same result, increase the intake of lycopene in fresh fruits and vegetables such as watermelons and carrots.
Tofu food. Tofu and other soybean processing products such as edamame and soy milk, also helps protect collagen, because the material is rich in isoflavones. The trial results on mice, published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition said, the rats who consumed isoflavones and exposed to ultraviolet radiation turns to experience fewer wrinkles and smoother skin than mice exposed to ultraviolet light but have received no isoflavone intake. The researchers believe that isoflavones help prevent damage to the collagen in the skin.
Tuna fish. Tuna is one fish that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, in addition to salmon, sardines, and a few other freshwater fish. Eating fish rich in omega-3 like this helps keep skin supple. Fat content of EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) on these fish proved able to protect collagen.[kompas.com]