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Why Healthy Fats are Essential for Glowing Skin (eat these foods)

Do you want glowing skin? Then don’t skip the healthy fats because they are essential for plump, moisturized, youthful skin. Healthy fats play an important role in hormonal health which has a direct influence on the skin. Your skin is a reflection of your diet, and consuming high-quality fats can encourage healthy skin from within.

Healthy Fats for Glowing Skin

Avocados ⠀

Avocados are a rich source of antioxidants such as Vitamin E, which protect against free radical damage that contributes to aging. ⠀

Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids that help to plump the skin by improving hydration, reducing inflammation, and reducing visible signs of wrinkles⠀

Coconut Oil ⠀

Coconut oil is rich in Caprylic + Lauric Acid which helps reduce inflammation and prevent premature aging. This healthy oil is terrific for cooking. ⠀

Nuts and Seeds ⠀

Nuts and seeds are rich in vitamins and minerals that nourish your skin from the inside out. Minerals can reduce stress levels in the body, having a positive effect on the skin. when in doubt have a handful of nuts and seeds.

Opt for sprouted nuts and seeds as much as possible since their nutrients are more bio available.

Olive Oil

Olive oil is rich in phytonutrients, plant derived nutrients that help to protect the skin from damage. Olive oil is excellent for adding to foods for flavor and a healthy balance of skin-loving fat.

Fatty Fish⠀

Fatty fish contain anti-inflammatory properties and omega - 3’s that encourage healthier vibrant skin. The healthy oils in fish help to support moisture balance from the inside out.⠀


Eggs, especially pasture-raised are rich in collagen-promoting nutrients such as Vitamin E, sulfur, amino acids, and B Vitamins. Make sure to consume the egg yolk, as this is where the majority of skin-loving nutrients are found. ⠀

Grass Fed Butter + Ghee

Butter, especially grass fed is rich in fat-soluble vitamins and antioxidants. The fatty acids help to restore moisture retention for glowing skin. ⠀

Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants that help to reduce the appearance of finlinesne and wrinkles. Opt for 70% or higher with minimal sugar to support your skin health.⠀

I hope you can incorporate more of these delicious healthy fats into your diet so you can enjoy glowing skin.

Xo Jessica Rose

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