The expression “you are what you eat” may be more accurate than you think. There are many factors that contribute to the clear, glowing, blemish-free skin everyone strives for. Some foods—depending on their vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant content—can actually help promote healthy skin.
Here are a few beautiful skin recipes I know you'll enjoy!
Breakfast - Anti-Inflammatory Blueberry Smoothie Blueberries
One of nature’s most potent antioxidant-containing fruits, provide the color for this simple, healthy smoothie. If you don’t have walnuts on hand to whip up homemade walnut milk, choose your favorite variety of non-dairy milk (keep in mind that some studies link whey-protein-based dairy to skin conditions, including acne!
Perfect for late summer or early fall, this colorful salad highlights beets, plums, and tomatoes. Beets contain the antioxidant betalain in a higher concentration than most vegetables, and research shows beets may also help reduce the risk for skin cancer. This salad also includes tomatoes, which are a great source of lycopene, an antioxidant found to reduce skin roughness . And to round things off, the antioxidant kaempferol—found in kale—may be therapeutic to skin burns.
Dinner - Lemon Herb Salmon
This recipe, featuring omega-3-rich salmon, is a healthy skin superstar not just for its nutritional profile, but also for its low-grease preparation—baking instead of frying. While consuming certain foods can affect our skin from the inside out, greasy food causes problems the second it touches our mouths. Grease from fried food that touches our faces is a recipe for clogged pores. Opting for baked recipes versus fried can reduce all that grease.
Combining healthy eating with fresh air, plenty of water, exercise, and a good IMAGE skin care regime. You'll be sure to enjoy the glowing results.
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