Six Superfoods For Healthier Looking Skin - SkinMiles South Africa

Six Superfoods For Healthier Looking Skin

Which Super Foods Help For Radiant Skin

We spend a lot of time talking about what products to use and how to apply them. But, if you really want radiant skin, you should be paying just as much attention to what you’re putting in. Our skin reflects our health and diet, so if you’re eating lots of preservatives, sugar and saturated fats, it can lead to a dull, lifeless-looking complexion.

However, a diet rich in Omega 3, antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals will help give you radiant skin. We list the skin superfoods you need to work into your diet today:


Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries contain antioxidants, which can fight the signs of ageing. Strawberries also contain iron, which is essential for glowing skin.


As well as Omega 3, avocados contain vitamin C and E. Vitamin E is a soluble vitamin that helps the skin repair and cleanse itself. Vitamin C is also an essential vitamin the body needs to produce collagen –  a protein that helps hold skin cells together.


Seafood’s are rich in Omega 3 and zinc. Zinc helps with new cell production and can cleanse the skin of toxins, which can benefit those who suffer from acne.


Chia, flax and pumpkin seeds are all skin superfoods. They contain amino acids, iron, and vitamins B and E, all of which are easily absorbed by the body to promote healthy cells and healing.


Nuts are full of Omega 3 and vitamin E. The Omega 3 fats in nuts help to strengthen the membranes of your skin cells. This helps the skin stay hydrated by locking in moisture and nutrients.


Not only are bananas a brain food, they also contain vitamin A, vitamin C and B6, which prevents cell damage and early signs of ageing.

I hope you found the above info usefull and that you will add these superfoods to your diet

Please feel free to send me comments and any skin concerns or skin regime questions you may have .

Kind regards

Dr Alek Nikolic

  • Ana-Paula ,

    Interestingly Almonds and seeds are full of Vitamen E which helps towards blocking out the sun on ones skin.

    • Ana-Paula ,

      Interestingly Almonds and seeds are full of Vitamen E which helps towards blocking out the sun on ones skin.

      • Liesl ,

        great information and advice, I always knew all these foods were good for me , but not how important for my skin

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