After age 25, the amount of collagen in the body gradually declines. This makes the skin lose elasticity, easy to sag, and wrinkles appear. Besides anti-aging skin treatments from outside, you need to supplement with nutrients from deep within. Specifically, providing collagen to improve skin and prolong youth to the body.
Avocado is considered a “panacea” for the beauty of women. Avocado is packed with Omega-3s and vitamins and minerals that help to fight oxidation and kill free radicals. Besides, avocado also provides abundant collagen to maintain firmness to the skin. For good health, use a low-fat or low-sugar butter smoothie.
Sweet and sour fruits such as oranges and grapefruit create a link between amino acids. This supports the first stage of collagen formation in skin cells. Besides, the vitamin C content of these fruits acts as an antioxidant to help protect the skin from harmful external factors. Moreover, orange juice, grapefruit, lemon can also regenerate and restore damaged skin cells, limiting wrinkles.
Berries like strawberries, mulberries, and blueberries contain a compound called ellagic acid. This acid prevents collagen fibers from being destroyed by the sun’s UV rays. On the other hand, strawberry juice also protects the skin from the harmful effects of the external environment, helping the skin produce more collagen. Strawberry juice has a sweet and sour taste that is easy to drink and eye-catching bright red color. Also, strawberries contain vitamin C to help skin smooth, ruddy.
Kiwi is also a fruit that contains lots of vitamin C to help skin feel full of vitality. Not only delicious, but kiwi also has a cooling effect, good for the liver. Drinking kiwi juice enhances skin texture, minimizes wrinkles, fades dark spots, and whitens the skin from deep within.
As a common fruit in Vietnamese family meals, tomatoes are not only good for health but also good for the skin. Lycopene in tomatoes can inhibit collagen destruction by removing yeast collagenases. Scientific studies have proven that the collagen content in tomatoes can protect the skin from sun damage. You can squeeze the tomatoes into water or process them into tomato smoothies.
Perhaps you know, soy milk is the secret of skincare for Japanese women for generations. In addition to health benefits such as improving heart, supporting weight loss, preventing cancer, soy milk also helps to smooth the skin. Omega-3 fatty acids, Omega-6, and genistein have the ability to protect and prevent the signs of aging. At the same time, these compounds also promote collagen production. Drinking soy milk every day is a way to prolong youth and still save costs.