To really look your best, it's just as important to feed your body with beauty-boosting foods as it is to apply creams, serums, and masks, says Keren Gilbert, M.S., R.D., founder of Decision Nutrition, a nutrition consultant firm in Great Neck, NY. Here are Gilbert's picks for the best foods to stock in your kitchen to reap nutrition's get-gorgeous benefits. By Holly Corbett, REDBOOK.
Foods for beautyGet glowing with chia seeds
When your cells are nourished, your skin glows. These little black seeds are the highest natural source of omega-3s, a type of fatty acid that benefits your skin by helping to strengthen cell membranes' barriers that allow water and nutrients in while keeping toxins out, says Gilbert. Mix chia seeds into oatmeal or a natural fruit shake, or sprinkle them on a salad at lunch.
Hair loss has been linked to a zinc deficiency, so fill up on foods high in the mineral to keep your tresses full. Besides being known as a classic aphrodisiacRead More »from 7 Foods that Get You Gorgeous