This is the No.1 food needed for glowing skin & healthy hair, according to experts

03:23 PM | 11 Oct, 2016
This is the No.1 food needed for glowing skin & healthy hair, according to experts
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Having glowing skin, healthy hair and strong nails is considered to be a sign of a healthy woman amongst women, and these make us feel more confident.

However, in recent years there has been a growing interest in essential omega-3 fatty acids, claiming that they make women appear more youthful and achieve healthier skin and hair.

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Omega 3 is an integral part of our structure because our skin is made up of a lipid membrane. A deficiency of omega 3 leaves our skin weak, induces wrinkles and signs of ageing.

Omega 3 deficiency is related to dry, flakey and itchy skin. It also constitutes in skin rashes. If the upper layers of skin are hydrated well enough, the skin looks healthy.

It is known to help fight dry and brittle hair, and help symptoms such as dandruff and increased blood circulation to the scalp.

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Omega 3 has also been shown to protect against inflammation caused by UV radiation. A dose of omega 3 before hitting the sun can help combat ageing, wrinkles and photosensitivity disorders. Sunscreen is also very important.

Omega-3 is needed for optimal functioning of neurons in brain cells and may even help combat depression by increasing our serotonin and dopamine levels, according to reports.