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food, as it comes in nature is packed with a range of nutrients, all of which promote great skin. Avoid processed food, caffeine and alcohol and notice the difference this makes to your skin.
Vitamin C is particularly helpful for skin as it helps to combat free radical damage, which is part of the cause of ageing and wrinkles. Vitamin C rich foods include citrus fruit, kiwi fruit, capsicum and broccoli.
Skin loves fat! Fat helps the skin to maintain its moisture barrier which helps keep skin soft and prevent drying. Flaky and dry skin or cracked heels and cuticles can be a sign that you are lacking in essential fatty acids.
Omega 3 fatty acids are particularly helpful for skin, and is the type of fat that most people are deficient in.
Oily fish like sustainable sardines or salmon, chia seeds, flax seeds, and walnuts are all great omega 3 rich fats to include in your diet. Coconut oil also makes a great topical moisturiser to use on dry patches of skin.