Who has the healthiest skin in the world? Before you ask: it’s not Americans. In fact, it’s not in the Western World. It’s in Asia.
Why do most Asian people have amazing skin? Let us count the ways:
Diet and Skincare
Diet plays a large role in keeping skin beautiful and fresh. Japan, China and other countries located in Asia have a rich diet of vitamins (specifically A and C, which benefit skin elasticity) and minerals including antioxidants from fruits and green tea.
The Asian diet is very low in saturated and total fat. Asian culture tends to stay away from most meats and dairy products, yet focuses on whole grains and breads, vegetables, fruits, nuts and legumes.
Food products that are loaded with oil however, are not good for the skin. In fact, most westernized versions of Asian cuisine aren’t truly Asian at all and won’t benefit your skin’s appearance or overall health.
Exercise Keeps You Young
Asian cultures are very focused on walking and bike riding to get from place to place.
Exercise not only helps the body appearance, but helps relieve stress, preventing aging skin and wrinkles.
Follow an Asian Diet & Exercise Routine
It’s simpler than you might imagine, but walking or riding a bicycle instead of driving your car and making adjustments to your diet can have a huge impact on your skin’s youthful, healthy appearance; it’s also important for whole body well-being.
- Don’t forget to moisturize and use sunscreen if you’re walking and riding your bike more often in the sunlight.
- Cleanse thoroughly and exfoliate to remove pollutants and dead skin cells.
The best and most beneficial ways to keep skin glowing and in good condition, like the women who live in the countries of Asia, is by eating right and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
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