” YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT “
This old saying couldn’t be more true, which is why it’s so important to understand that what you put into your body directly affects you in a multitude of ways—especially when it comes to your skin! Our skin is our largest organ, keeping it healthy and supple requires more than just moisturizing!
Antioxidants, healthy fats, fiber, vitamin A/C/D (just to name a few) all contribute to a radiant glow, can help prevent wrinkles, keep skin soft, resilient and supple. With that being said, here are a few things you ought to add to your grocery list that aid in bettering your complexion from the inside out 🙂
Avocados are rich in healthy fats, vitamins A, vitamin C and fiber, which will enhance your skin tone and is anti-aging.
2. Dark Leafy Greens (kale, spinach, arugula)
High vitamin-C content helps prevent signs of aging. Also, leafy greens are one of the best sources of lutein and zeaxanthin—nutrients that absorb & neutralize free radicals. Consuming leafy greens also alkalizes your body, reducing acidity!
3. Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc which helps maintain collagen, promotes skin renewal and growth.
Blueberries are one of the richest plant sources of antioxidants which have anti-aging perks, they are also high in vitamin A and C, both of which encourage an even skin tone.
5. Green Tea
Green tea contains antioxidants which helps boost blood flow and oxygen to the skin. Better blood flow means more frequent cell renewal!
Water keeps your skin hydrated which makes your skin appear more plump and less wrinkled! Our bodies are made up of about 60-70% water, so it’s essential you replenish your bodies water levels often in order for it to function properly!