Skin Care Tips

Good nutrition for skin and hair

There’s no doubt that good nutrition is important for our bodies.  Eating right and putting the right things in your body is essential for optimal health.  Obviously, there are studies after studies about the negative effects of GMO’s, antibiotics, & pesticides on our food supply.  We always recommend natural organic foods when you can get them.  Below are just some examples of foods that have been proven to help your health, skin, and overall well-being.  Obviously there are too many to mention, but here are some good foods that you can start with.  Please keep checking back as we are constantly posting more and more blogs.

 

 Good nutrition Foods for skin:

Wild Salmon

Wild salmon is one of the best foods to get DHA, an essential fatty acid that is very important for your brain’s health. Salmon can also help with skin inflammation from over exposure from the sun. Try wild salmon with a salad, pasta, baked or grilled daily because it will help protect your skin.

Spinach

Spinach is extremely good for your skin and other parts of the body as well. Nutrients, omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin B, C, and E are the common elements of the green leaf. The vegetable leaf is great with salads as well as with pastas. Therefore, it’s easy to include the leaf to your diet plan if you prefer.

Blueberries & Acai Berries

Blueberries & Acai Berries are very high in Antioxidants that can help our bodies fight disease.

Tomatoes

Tomatoes are also a great vegetable for skin aging problems as well as helping build stronger bones. Tomatoes are very high in lycopene, an antioxidant, which has been reported to help with different cancers. Tomato ketchup, tomato sauce, juice and fresh tomatoes are easy to include in your daily meals to protect your skin.

Dark Chocolate

Yes, that’s right. Chocolate can be good for you.  Dark Chocolate that is. Dark Chocolate is made from the Coco tree and is extremely high in Anti-oxidants.  Dark Chocolate also contains a plethora of minerals like fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, Potassium, and Selenium.

Blackcurrants

We’ve all heard that Vitamin C is one of the major nutrients that you will need to keep your immune system up.  Well, it’s great for your skin and hair as well. Blackcurrants contain a good amount of minerals, fiber, and vitamins. As well as vitamin C, which produces collagen, a vital aid to supply the hair shaft and make it stronger.  Blackcurrants have also shown to help with cancer and heart disease. 

Eggs

Eggs are an excellent source of vitamin B and vitamin D as well as protein (amino acids). As a result, eating eggs can increase the strength of hair, help protect your eyes, and help keep your brain healthy.  Choose organic eggs, whenever you have an option.