Yogurt – Particularly greek yogurt. It’s high in protein which helps your skin to stay firm and resist wrinkles.
Walnuts – They’re loaded with copper which assists with collagen production and Omega-3 fatty acids which helps to maintain and promote elasticity. Keep them handy for a snack between meals.
Sunflower seeds – They’re packed with Vitamin C so a handful of these each day will help protect your skin from sun damage. The oil from sunflower seeds is great with healing cracked lips and heels as it’s rich in essential fatty acids.
Berries – Strawberries, cranberries, raspberries and blueberries are filled with antioxidants which helps maintain a clear skin and they’re also packed with fibre.
Beetroots – According to Glamour magazine Beetroots are “high in vitamin A, as well as potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium, and vitamin E, which is essential for epidermal health and healing.” Which mean it’s excellent for cleansers to remove toxins from your body. Use it in your next smoothie!
Kale – High in vitamin A, C, K this powerful leaf has anti-cancer elements, is beneficial to the reduction of blood cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of heart disease. Eat more kale!
Avocado – High in protein, dietary fibre and low in sugar, Avocados boast a full house of vitamins such as A, B9, B5, B6, C and E2. It’s the perfect addition to your next salad or sandwich.
Garlic – Love or hate it, garlic is good for you. Whether cooked or eaten raw, the benefits of garlic are outstanding. It is high in cholesterol, has anti-inflammatory properties and helps fight high cholesterol. It’s also used to prevent food poisoning. You can even pop it like a pill every now and then to help boost your immune system.
Eggs – Imagine, one egg contains 6 grams of protein and all 9 essential amino acids.The yolk is packed with Selenium and Zinc which help to keep the skin clear.
Green tea – Filled with powerful anti-oxidants, Green Tea inhibits the growth of bacteria, infections and promotes healthy skin.
Eat Good, Feel Good, Look Good!