Eat Your Way To Beautiful

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Posted by: MelissaRN (December 26, 2010) in: DAILY HEALTH QTIP, HAIR, HEALTHOMG, LATEST ARTICLES, SKIN CARE

Foods can be a powerful tool in your beauty regime. Shiny hair, glowing skin, healthy nails, and slowed cellular aging, all the more reason to eat up! Like you needed a reason, right?  Here are some of the foods that keep you radiant!

  • “Wild Salmon
    Why: Salmon contains skin beautifying omega-3 fatty acids that hydrate and help reduce redness and inflammation.
  • Blueberries
    Why: They’re sweet and loaded with vitamin C and immune-boosting antioxidants that stimulate collagen production to help keep skin smooth and supple.
  • Pumpkin Seeds
    Why: Pumpkin seeds have lots of vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that helps slow down skin aging, and those omega-3 fatty acids that keep your skin smooth and your hair shiny.
  • Green Tea
    Why: “You can’t get enough of green tea,” Simpson says. It hydrates you, which helps your skin; it’s loaded with antioxidants that have been shown to protect skin from sun damage
  • Oysters
    Why: In addition to being a low-fat source of protein, which is great for healthy hair, shellfish contains high amounts of zinc, a mineral that can help prevent acne, boost your immune system and aid healing
  • Tomatoes
    Why: Tomatoes are full of fiber and vitamin A, which aids in the development of skin cells and the maintenance of skin cell health.
  • Oranges
    Why: Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that mops up free radicals, such as those produced by overexposure to the sun, that lead to the premature aging of skin. It also contains bioflavonoid, which promotes stronger collagen in the skin.”

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