by Tawanda Johnson-Gray, Power Ambassador
For starters, get plenty of physical activity and eat a balanced diet that includes foods high in vitamins and nutrients. Antioxidants like beta-carotene and Vitamins C, E and A are found in many foods — including colorful vegetables and fruits, seeds, nuts and some animal products — and may help strengthen your skin and protect it from signs of aging. Omega-3 fatty acids from foods like fish are also important for a healthy body and healthy skin.
Try to get lots of:
Vitamin C Bell peppers, broccoli, cauliflower, kiwi, oranges, strawberries, papayas and dark leafy greens
Vitamin ERed bell peppers, olive oil, almonds, kale, collard greens, papayas, kiwi and Swiss chard
Vitamin ALiver, sweet potatoes, carrots, butternut squash, lettuce, dried apricots and cantaloupe
Omega 3-Fatty AcidsCanned tuna, sardines, salmon, flaxseed, walnuts, soybeans, halibut, shrimp, tofu, snapper and scallops
And don’t forget to wear sunscreen every day, avoid tobacco products, get proper rest, exercise regularly and stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water.
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