10 Unexpected Foods That Are Actually Great For Your Skin

Avocados Chacon calls avocados "excellent superfoods for radiant skin" for all ages, especially mature women. She suggests "eating them as a snack or in a substantial salad." She adds that they are rich in vitamin E and healthy fats.

Tomatoes are an easy superfood for skin health, according to Chacon. "Tomatoes are fantastic components that may be used in a wide variety of recipes," she explains, and "they are also regarded as a fantastic skin-friendly superfood."

 Egg Whites Chacon claims egg whites contain collagen and other skin-beneficial amino acids and protein. "Collagen is the key component in preventing fine lines and wrinkles

Fatty Fish Fatty seafood helps skin, Kung explains. "Fish is an excellent protein source, which supplies amino acids for our body to make collagen," adds. She adds that collagen, the protein responsible for soft skin and elasticity, can be taken daily as a supplement or found in many foods.




Spinach provides "calcium, chloride, iron, magnesium, manganese, potassium, choline, folate, riboflavin, and vitamins A, C, E, K, B6," which Kung believes are important for skin, hair, and nails.

 Blueberries Staying hydrated and eating lots of nutrient-rich fruit will help you look younger since wrinkles are unavoidable. Blueberries are antioxidant-rich and enhance collagen synthesis.

Pommes According to Factor, "you are what you eat." For "how well your skin ages, this is especially true," she explains. She says "high in anti-inflammatory or antioxidant properties" pomegranates may "improve the skin’s elasticity and protect against skin damage and premature aging."

Quinoa Hernandez recommends adding quinoa to bowls and salads for a shine. Hernandez calls quinoa "a great source of plant-based protein, and it's an excellent food for glowing skin."

Beans/Legumes To "optimize skin health," Factor recommends eating "foods rich in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties." Factor says eating beans and legumes often can lead to bright skin, even if they may not be your first choice.

Eggs Kung emphasizes that scrambled, sunny side up, omelet, and other egg preparations can be just as healthy for your skin as egg whites, which Chacon recommended.