What you're eating could have serious skin-protecting benefits.
Most of us know that great skin has little to do with genetics and a lot to do with something else-how well you protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. While most of us turn to the sunscreen bottle or SPF-fortified moisturizer, many are not aware that certain foods can protect our skin as well.
Here are some nutritional treasures that can protect skin from damage and promote a glowing, radiant complexion.
Have you ever heard the words collagen and youthful skin in the same sentence and wondered what all the fuss was about? Collagen, found in all animals, is a protein that not only provides structural support throughout our bodies, but also aids in skin cell renewal. As we age, collagen in the skin begins to lose elasticity, which can lead to thinner, weaker skin-not something we look forward to. Diet plays a role in keeping collagen in tip-top shape, and one of the best sources of collagen-boosting foods