On top of helping to prevent inflammation, broken veins and dryness, salmon contains protein needed for the production of collagen and keratin.
Packed with antioxidants, including vitamins A and C, tomatoes help defend against ageing free radical damage.
3. Papaya and melon
These are both rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, a natural sunscreen.
4. Brazil nuts, walnuts and almonds
Add a handful of nuts to your diet every day. Brazils have exceptionally high levels of selenium, an antioxidant mineral that protects skin from free-radical damage from the sun and pollution. Walnuts contain linoleic acid to help keep skin watertight, while almonds are high in calcium.
5. Dark green leafy vegetables
Greens are rich in antioxidants and contain zinc, which is integral to the production of collagen.
High in protein, low in fat, milk helps to build new skin cells.
Not only are they nutritious, avocados are packed with wrinkle-busting monounsaturated fats and vitamin E.
Not just for summer, strawberry seeds are high in fibre, to prevent constipation. They are also rich in ellagic acid, which helps to protect skin against pollutants and UV.
These are rich in anthocyanins, which strengthen collagen.
High in protein, especially egg whites, which have only 10 calories each and virtually no fat.
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