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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Author: Elle Canada

Health & Fitness

Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

 

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Papaya

This tropical fruit packs three-times the daily dose of vitamin C as well as tons of beta-carotene and vitamin E, which have the rep of smoothing out your complexion. GALLERY: 7 healthy teas you need to try

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Wild salmon

Wild salmon (yes, the wild part is very imporant) is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, proven to keep skin supple and hair shiny. Astaxanthin, which is also found in this fish has incredible anti-inflammatory properties. If that wasn't enough, you'll help produce healthy skin cells by fighting off free radicals with the mineral selenium.   MUST-READ: The Fast Metabolism Diet

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Dark chocolate

If you really need an excuse to eat chcolate, then here it is: Dark chocolate (we're talking 60% or higher cocao) helps skin stay super hydrated and protects your skin from sun damage.   MUST-READ: 5 foods to eat for healthy hair

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Oysters

More than an aphrodisiac, oysters are loaded with zinc, a mineral that promotes skin cell renewal. For those suffering from acne, oysters can aid in clearing up your skin.   Health tips: 6 energy boosters to try

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Hot peppers

Hot peppers have twice as much vitamin C as citrus fruits and release endorphins that can boost energy. Bonus? The spicey veggie is a great fat burner.   The new super foods you need to know

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Olive oil

Chances are you already have EVOO in your pantry. This Mediterranean staple is great at reducing inflammation and cholesterol, and promotes healthy digestion. Healthy hair: The best vitamins and antioxidants

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Sweet potatoes

This sweet spud is not only delicious but is loaded with beta-carotene, an antioxidant proven to fight signs of agin.   MUST-READ: 5 foods to eat for healthy hair

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Asparagus

This green vegetable contains a concentrated amount of glutathione, which helps prevent skin damage from sun exposure. It also has the power to protect and repair DNA, and it promotes healthy cell replications.   Celebrity diets: Beach body cleanses

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Pistachios

These powerful nuts aren't only great in your gelato, they help relieve stress, which can lead to wrinkles. 6 ways to boost your metabolism

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Top 10 foods for beautiful skin and hair

Food for healthy skin: Tomatoes

Tomatoes are jam-packed full of lycoprene, an anti-agiing antioxidant that is easily absorbed by the body. The best antioxidants and vitamins for healthy hair

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