Oatmeal and Green Tea: When it comes to breakfast beverages, you can't beat green tea; in fact, you might as well have a mug with any of the meals listed here. Research has found that compounds in green tea green tea, both when taken orally or applied topically, seem to help reduce sunburn, skin damage from ultraviolet light and the risk of skin cancer. [Nichols, et al.] In a 2011 study from Texas Women's University, women who drank a daily green-tea beverage saw improvements in the elasticity and density of their skin, as well as improved blood flow and oxygen to the skin, after 12 weeks. [Heinrich, et al.] Oatmeal, on the other hand, is a great source of filling fiber and can help lower your cholesterol -- and you can use your leftover oats to make a skin-soothing face mask!