Healthy fats for beautiful skin

Are you one of those fat phobics who are shun all fatty and oily food?  Well, not all fats are bad news.  Healthy fats ontaining essential fatty acids can actually help improve your skin condition and help you be more beautiful with fewer wrinkles and more glow. 

This is because healthy fats stimulate the production of collagen, improves the blood flow in the layer below the skin that supplies nutrients for the creation of new, healthy skin cells.   

So what are healthy fats?

Omega-3 — found in salmon, flaxseed and walnuts — and the monounsaturated oils found in olive oil, canola oil, avocados and nut butters are healthy fats and help keep skin moisturized from the inside out. 

In fact, a diet low in these healthy fats can result in problems such as eczema, dandruff, dull and brittle hair, as well as splitting nails.

So while you don’t want to overeat, you don’t want to avoid fats excessively.  Especially not the healthy fats, which you should be eating to keep your skin and the rest of your body healthy.

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