To eat or not to eat, that’s the question… Just hold on! Is that really a question? I do hope not, as being thin to the limits of exhaustion is no more (and was it ever really…?) in fashion. The real question is what to eat to keep a healthy appetite and nourish your beauty “from the inside”.
Here a selection of some easily accessible grocery goods that are also rather affordable. It is by no means a complete list, as there are many more products that deserve place in your daily menu. It is just a beginning that one can extend according to preferences, tastes and individual needs.
Pumpkin Seeds – a remedy for those who are struggling with skin imperfections; they contain a lot of zinc that helps to prevent acne.
Walnuts – a universal beauty remedy, serves well for shiny hair, spotless complexion and strong nails.
Grapefruit – its beautifying powers work wonders for skin troubled with imperfections as well as can strengthen blood vessels, preventing from varicose veins. If grapefruit is not a favorite fruit of yours, freshly pressed juice can be a good alternative.
Mango – works wonders for straightening the nervous system and encourages natural detox processes, reach in A, C and D vitamins as well as beta-carotene.
Strawberries – help to conquer discoloration on complexion, great source of C vitamin as well as potassium, folic acid and fiber.
Honey – leaves skin more radiant and supports healing processes; it is a great substitute for sugar for those who need some sweetness in coffee or tea.
Sweet Potatoes – generous source of potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium and calcium as well as vitamin A and C.
Tomatoes – rich in C vitamin that improves skin oxygenation and in E vitamin, that prevents skin from early aging. Dark
Dark Chocolate with min. 70% Cocoa – a great snack if eaten with moderation, rich source of potassium and magnesium nourishing the nervous system.
Salmon – rich in Omega 3 fatty acids as well as B vitamin, helps to improve the skin condition, cure skin imperfection caused by acne, prevent wrinkles as well as helps to control hair loss; in case fresh or smoked salmon is not easy to find, Omega 3 capsules can serve as a substitute.
Olive Oil – rich in E vitamin, makes skin look younger and more radiant.
Water – at least 2 liters per day help to maintain the right hydration level, so do not forget to drink in addition to using hydrating beauty products, recent advice is to drink a full glass of water every 40 minutes. If working in the air-conditioned office, a generous bottle of water on your desk should be your daily companion.