Everyone wants their skin supple, delicate, soft and flexible. But some are not blessed with good skin. Instead, the skin is rough and dry, lacks luster. It can be because of genetic factors, or a result of an underlying disease or nutritional deficiency.
Modern scientific research found that the delicate skin and bright and clean with the degree of concentration of hyaluronic acid in the leather closely related. The hyaluronidase with the male hormone secretion closely related. Scientists recently found that ovarian estrogen production increases, estrogen in the dermis, and some specific receptors, thereby promoting an enzyme that the formation of acid. This enzyme can promote skin of moisture, trace elements, vitamins and other nutrients absorption, skin moisture, smooth and delicate.
(1) Water: Our body is contains 72% fluid. If the level of fluid in our body falls below that percentage, our skin gets dry, sebaceous gland secretion reduces, which triggers the formation of fine lines and wrinkles. Normal daily water intake should not be less than 1,000 milliliters.
(2) Potassium-rich foods: Vitamin K is good for the maintenance of the body and skin’s pH level and for the maintenance of cells in the normal osmotic pressure. Normal adult daily requirement of potassium is 2 to 4 grams. The main source: wheat bran, peas, beans, potatoes, potato, turnip, mustard, peanut, kelp, seaweed, coffee, etc..
(3) Vitamin A-rich foods: Vitamin A keeps the skin look bright, moist and delicate. The main source: Animal liver, all fat milk and its products, green and yellow vegetables, red sweet potato, carrots, green peppers, squash, etc..
(4) Vitamin B2-rich foods: Vitamin B2 is also called riboflavin. Its function is to maintain the normal metabolism of skin; can make skin silky smooth, flattens the fine lines and folds, decreases pigmentation, and helps eliminate spots. The main source: animal liver, kidney, lean meat, dairy, eggs, soy products, green vegetables.
(5) Vitamin B1-rich foods: Lack of Vitamin B can cause skin allergies and inflammation of the skin’s mucous membrane. The main food source: animal offal, meat, beans and peanuts, brown rice. Fresh tea or a large number of carp, herring, shrimp, and so will affect the absorption of vitamin B1.
(6) Vitamin C-rich foods: Vitamin C is an antioxidant. It reduces skin pigmentation to prevent melanoma formation. If taken in excess, vitamin C could lead to stone formation or ulcers. The main food source: mandarin, tangerine, orange, grapefruit, fresh dates, kiwi, strawberries, plow, cauliflower, lettuce leaves, lemons, tomatoes, dark hawthorn, and various vegetables.
(7) Vitamin D-rich foods: Vitamin D prevents the mild rickets of children and senile osteoporosis. The main source of food: fish, animal liver and egg yolks, butter, cheese, fish liver oil, and so on.
(8) Vitamin E-rich foods: Vitamin E can increase the absorption rate of vitamin A, reduce and prevent skin lipofuscin formation and deposition, prevents juvenile facial acne; aids beauty skin care, anti-aging and longevity effect. The main source of food: vegetable oil, soybean products, green bean, Chi Xiaodou, black sesame, walnut, duck eggs, garlic, spinach, fish and shrimp.
(9) Fiber-rich foods: Lack of fiber in your diet can lead to constipation which can also lead to other diseases. Cellulose-rich food can prevent constipation. The main source: vegetables, fruits and non-refined food.
(10) Iron & zinc-rich foods: Zinc is an essential mineral required by the body for maintaining a sense of smell, keeping a healthy immune system, building proteins, triggering enzymes, and creating DNA. Zinc also helps the cells in your body communicate by functioning as a neurotransmitter. A deficiency in zinc can lead to stunted growth, diarrhea, impotence, hair loss, eye and skin lesions, impaired appetite, and depressed immunity. Pale skin and dark circles are the most common signs of anemia due to iron deficiency. The lack of iron causes hemoglobin levels to decrease, resulting in the subsequent reduction of RBCs. The reduced oxygen flow can deprive your skin of its color, making it look sallow. A healthy dose of iron-rich foods in your daily diet can give your skin a pinkish glow. The main food source: animal liver, egg yolk, kelp, sesame butter, lean meat, oysters and seafood, to promote skin health and beauty.
(11) Alkaline-rich foods: Rough skin is often a result of the high acidic blood. Our daily diet of fish, meat, poultry, eggs can create an acidic environment in our body. Studies show that too many acid-promoting foods could potentially damage our kidney, liver and may even raise the risk of diabetes. But we can balance off our ph level by consuming alkaline-rich foods. These are foods like green vegetables, broccoli, honey, carrots, tomatoes, radishes and fruits like raisins, ripe bananas, cherries and apricots.
(12) Collagen-rich and elastic protein food: Collagen gives the skin its strength and structure, and also plays a role in the replacement of dead skin cells. Collagen production declines with age, and is reduced by exposure to ultraviolet light and other environmental factors. Food source: Fish, red and green veggies, citrus foods, oyster, garlic, animal tendon, pig hoofs, soy, berries and orange veggies.