Eat your way to younger-looking skin with these superfood heroes

 

Pomegranates

You need: 2tbsp pomegranate seeds every week and drink a glass of the juice every day

Cheaper than face creams and delicious sprinkled over yogurt, pomegranate seeds are bursting with juice containing ellagic acid, which fights damage from free radicals plus collagen-supporting punicalagins

 

Oily fish

You need: Six 100-170g portions a week

The omega-3 in sardines, salmon and mackerel work like a facial to reduce skin inflammations, broken veins and blotchiness by strengthening skin-cell membranes

 

Watermelon

You need: Try ¼ melon every day

The lycopene and potassium in watermelon help to keep your complexion soft and plump

 

Olive oil

You need: 1tbsp a day as dressing, or drizzled over fish or pasta

Swap your vegetable oil for olive oil. The good fats contain omega-3, which improves circulation, leaving skin rosy and supple

 

Blueberries

You need: 2tbsp every day

Blueberries contain more skin-protecting antioxidants than almost any other food

 

Spinach

You need: A portion every day

This nutrient-rich salad food is loaded with beta-carotene and lutein, which improve skin elasticity

 

For further information on our diet club, and to get a free 7-day membership, go to Woman’s Own Diets