Whether eating them or using them as a topical agent, kiwi fruits are great for the skin. Eat your way into a healthy life and keep your skin vibrant and beautiful. Here are some of what you get with Kiwi.
Reduces Signs of Aging
Antioxidants are known to the speeding up of the cells’ regeneration. When Kiwi is taken regularly, it is able to delay the signs of aging along with the damage it brings to the body such as fine lines, sun spots, and of course, wrinkles.
Rejuvenates the Skin
Kiwi is loaded with nutrients and other good-for-the-skin substances. Examples are Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E. Among the other Vitamins, they are known to be the top three. They fight free radicals and protect the cells from their damage. These vitamins are also effective for the regeneration of cells which results to the appearance of the skin looking young and firm.
The Kiwi fruit is a great dietary fiber source. It helps in the removal of toxins from the body. Detoxification of the body has a wide range of effects. One of them is skin that is clearer and smoother.
The regular intake of kiwi helps in fighting off inflammation. The Vitamin C it contains promotes the speeding up in the production of collagens. Cuts and other kinds of abrasions are healed speedily. It has omega-3 fatty acids that keeps the cell membranes healthy and stops numerous skin diseases from developing.
Natural alpha hydroxyl acids are contained in the pulp of kiwi. Usually applied topically, the anti-inflammatory properties it has helps in fighting off and clearing out the infection-causing bacteria. AHAs it has allows the skin to be clear because it promotes micro-peeling.
Lighten Skin Tone
Exfoliation and peeling are two effects of the substances AHAs and Vitamin C. They clear out blemishes through the effects it has on the micro layer of the skin. As a result, an even skin tone is achieved. Make a paste out of Kiwi fruits and apply it on the skin before bedtime.
Other Health Effects
It has been discovered that kiwi has the potential to lower the chances of certain conditions like asthma, respiratory illnesses, high cholesterol, colon cancer, heart disease, and macular degeneration. It helps in managing the symptoms of diabetes.
Make sure you grab some pieces of kiwi the next time you visit the fruits section.