Collagen Boosting Diet

August 5, 2012

Try incorporating more of these collagen boosting foods into your diet, for plump, young looking skin.

Water Rich Veggies- Veggies that contain sulfur, like cucumbers and celery, boost collagen in the skin.

Vitamin C Rich Fruits and Veggies- Dark green veggies, (like spinach and kale) can boost collagen production and protect against free radicals. Fruits like oranges and and grapefruits also contain lots of Vitamin C.

Fish- Fish is rich in omega fatty acids. Skin cells are surrounded by a fatty membrane that protects them, so fatty acids are essential for beautiful and young looking skin.

Berries- Berries are rich in antioxidants and skin protectants.

Green and White Tea- These teas have been shown to protect the structural proteins of the skin, specifically collagen. Drink a one or two cups of green or white tea daily.

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