Healthy and glowing skin is by far your best beauty asset!
Your largest organ is on display every single day. Even the most expensive beauty products on the planet can only do part of the job in maintaining the health of your skin. Beauty truly does come from within, when each skin cell is created, give your body the correct nutrients, and those cells will be plump and healthy.
If you ensure that the majority of your diet includes specific nutrients and are vitamin and mineral rich, your skin, eyes and hair will reflect the fabulous food you are feeding them. It won’t happen overnight, it will take a few weeks of concentrated effort, but fill your fridge and pantry with these nourishing everyday foods and you will hit the beauty bonanza.
CARROTS – Raw or lightly steamed, carrots are rich in alpha and beta-crotene which covert to Vitamin A, essential for the development of new skin cells.
- ALMONDS – Rich in Vitamin E, they will help to improve skin texture and make the perfect snack.
- OILY FISH – Sardines and salmon will help to plump and moisturise skin cells.
- LEMONS – Drinking lemon water is not only one of the best detoxifiction treatments you can use, it also delivers a powerful Vitamin C punch that is crucial for the production of collagen. This vital protein is what keeps skin looking young.
- COCONUT OIL – No list would be complete with the addition of Coconut Oil, as this oil helps to deeply hydrate skin, and improves its ability to remain soft and supple.
- BERRIES – Blueberries and strawberries are great for keeping capillaries healthy.
- EGGS – Full of biotin which is essential for healthy cell growth and Vitamin B12 for strong and healthy scalp and hair
- GREEN TEA – Is a powerhouse of anti-oxidents that can help protect the skin from premature ageing that can be caused from enviromental influences.
- SALAD GREENS – Full of Lutein tht is a vital element in maintaining and improving elasticity.
- DRIED APRICOTS – High in iron and skin toning goodness.
DON’T FORGET THE GOLDEN RULE FOR GREAT SKIN……..DRINK LOT’S OF WATER! (Dehydrated skin always looks older and thicker than well drenched skin).
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