What do you do to get beautiful? Splurge on high-end beauty products? Or simply get a cosmetic surgery done? I have something simpler for you- buy groceries that make you beautiful. Yes, these are essential products can help you not just be healthier, but look more attractive too. And this beauty isn’t just skin deep.
Nuts: Almonds, walnuts, hazelnut for the vitamin E dose to internally keep your skin hydrated and protect it from damage and early aging.
Fruits: Pomegranate, blueberries, avocado and citrus fruits. These fruits have great antioxidant capacity that translate to wonderful and healthy skin. Just a bit of lime juice squeezed on your salad will not only give that tangy taste but will also give you spurt of instant energy leaving you feeling fresh!
Yogurt & Cottage Cheese: Also know as the radiant protein works wonder on your skin. Apart from calcium, cottage cheese supplies your body with selenium, an essential mineral.Low fat dairy products in general are full of vitamin A and work magically on your skin. If you have a thyroid problem or diabetes that’s even more reason to stock up!
Vegetables: Spinach, beans, broccoli are high in vitamin A as they have antioxidant properties and help in development and maintenance of epithelial cell (also the outer lining of the skin)
Water: Good hydration is your skin’s best friend. When we say water we mean water in its purest form and not in soups, juices or soda. So ensure that you’re getting at least 8 glasses down your system.
Green tea: This beverage has polyphenols, which have anti-inflammatory characteristics, besides all the other benefits. Now that spells goods news for your skin.
Flaxseed: For the omega 3 punch. They are tasteless and can be sprinkled on your breakfast cereal, in a sandwich, your protein shake. Now, that’s easy
Fish: Your skin needs essential fatty acids and oils that will help nourish your skin. They add luster and softness to your complexion.
Sexy Spices: Spices and herbs are inherently anti-aging. Finally something that’s always there on an Indian menu!
With this list of beautiful foods you can give your fridge and your skin a beautiful makeover and get that glow without trying too hard!
Don’t know where to buy these exotic fruits and vegetables? Check out our post on where to buy beautiful groceries.Author Information — this article is written by a dietitian @ FitHo