5 Foods That Can Help You Combat Facial Wrinkles

Feb 16th, 2011No Comments

Not everyone is gung ho to go under the knife to acquire a facelift which is why there are some foods that you could eat in order to attempt to achieve the same results. Sure it might take much longer but changing your diet could help tighten some of that skin that gravity has taken hold of over the years. The foods below coupled with a strict exercise plan could help drastically tighten up facial skin.

Here are some healthy foods you could be eating to help you with a natural facelift treatment:

Salmon

Salmon is very rich in omega-3 fatty acids; there have been numerous research studies that have revealed that the natural fat that occurs in salmon has been known to literally lubricate the skin reducing natural wrinkle creation. A small portion of salmon 1-2 times per/week could yield the results you are looking for over time.

Turkey

Turkey is a natural producer of collagen and an amazing source of protein which greatly aides the bodies natural production of collagen. Collagen is your body’s natural way of fighting wrinkles.

Green Leafy Veggies

Green leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach and cabbage act as an amazing anti-oxidant for your body to naturally cleanse itself of any toxins that might exist. Antioxidants help maintain your natural collagen levels stopping them from depleting as they often due when we age.

Water

Sure it might not be a food but you still put it in your body and maintaining a certain level of water in your system keep your skin levels hydrated slowing down the process of wrinkles due to drying. Drink 6-9 glasses of water per/day in order to fight those nasty wrinkles.

Soy

Soy is a very protein-rich food source that has been around for ages. Aside from having anti-aging capabilities soy can reduce cholesterol and lower your risk for cancer making it even more important to include in your daily diet.

For those who are simply not ready to go through with a facelift surgical procedure there are alternatives a person can start with. Changing a diet is important for many reasons but if you are doing it to combat sagging facial skin it will take a bit longer to really take effect how you would like it to.

About author:

The office of Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel, Advanced Facial Aesthetics located in Boston, MA offers a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures and treatments including Botox, FFS, Rhinoplasty and many others. Call 617-566-3223 or email us at info@drspiegel.com Google+

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