Your skin is an essential body organ and it is important to take good care of it. 

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One of the ways to ensure your skin is healthy and appears young is consuming the right foods. What you eat influences the appearance of your skin.

Many people do not know the right foods to eat to ensure they have healthy skin. 

Here are four foods for healthy skin.

1. Fish

Fish is a reliable source of omega-3 fatty acids. The essential fatty acids are not manufactured in the body hence should be supplemented by what you eat. The omega-3 fatty acids improve your skin's appearance by preventing wrinkles, reducing inflammatory substances production, and also protecting the skin against sun damage.

2. Tomatoes

Tomatoes have a high concentration of lycopene. This is a protein that is believed to protect your skin from the damage of Ultra Violet rays from the sun.

3. Avocados

The avocado fruit is a reliable source of healthy fats. Among the many functions of these fats include improving the health of your skin. The fruit provides plenty of these fats to keep your skin moisturised and flexible. The fruit also has compounds that protect the skin against damage from the sun.

4. Milk

In addition to the supply of the much-needed calcium, milk is a good source of vitamin D. The vitamin plays a significant role in preventing wrinkles formation and colour change of your skin.