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More on the Benefits of Antioxidants

Healthy choices have to start somewhere. So why not start with ANTIOXIDANTS! You can fight off diseases and build up your immune system while promoting healthier beautiful skin. How is that possible? Antioxidants are full of beneficial and powerful nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, and enzymes. The three major antioxidant vitamins are beta-carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin E. You’ll find them in colorful fruits and vegetables, with purple, blue, red, orange, and yellow hues (i.e. blueberries, strawberries, kale, broccoli, tomatoes, spinach, beets, nectarines, cantaloupes, etc.) Eating antioxidants is great but by time you see the improvements on your skin will take awhile. Using it topically will improve your complexion faster. Antioxidants can help in the repair of damaged skin by counteracting the effects of free…

Healthy Food & What It Can Do For Your Skin

Sounds like an oxymoron or too good to be true, but healthy fats exist and they can improve your skin as well as your health. Read more! Part of a healthy diet is eating good fats such as nuts, avocados and olive oil. Such healthy fats are not only low-glycemic options but they are extremely beneficial for your health as well as skin and complexion. Healthy fats, such as omega 3s, keep your skin smooth, supple and radiant. Fatty acids, particularly omega 3, are vital nutrients, not just for heart health but also to regulate blood clotting, build cell membranes and support cell health. Additionally, omega 3 curbs inflammation. Inflammations can introduce a number of illnesses, including cancer, cardiovascular diseases and autoimmune diseases. Skin experts furthermore…

Healthy Living Is a Lifestyle Choice

What is healthy living? We hear about it almost daily – from the TV to social media sites to even what our children bring home from school – but do we really know what it means? Many think when they hear healthy living of a person who works out daily in the gym/yoga/marathon runners/etc., eats a highly restrictive diet, swallows a regimen of various vitamins, meditates, steers clear of the sun and lives to be two thousand years old and looks 20. We all know it is important to live healthy but sometimes the thought of it is overwhelming and thought to be unrealistic in our personal lives that it just doesn’t happen. Healthy living doesn’t need to be another stressor in your life and…

Top 5 Foods That Contain Antioxidants

Top 5 Foods That Contain Antioxidants Everyone is talking about the health benefits that are associated with eating foods that are rich in antioxidants. Research has shown that foods that contain antioxidants will improve a person’s health. Antioxidants have been found to improve a person’s memory as well as fight off cancer causing radicals in the body. Many people might not even realize that they have these beneficial foods in their home. Here are 5 of the top foods that contain the antioxidants: Chocolate, although thought of as junk food, is filled with antioxidants. However, chocolates that contain less fat and sugar are the best kind to have in your diet. Dark Chocolate and unsweetened cocoa powder are considered to have the highest amounts of…

How Antioxidants Can Help You Develop Healthy Skin

How Antioxidants Can Help You Develop Healthy Skin Instead of spending time in the beauty aisle trying to decide which product to use, think about incorporating antioxidants into your diet. Antioxidants have vitamins and minerals and enzymes and aren’t only beneficial in fighting off disease they are also beneficial in the promotion of healthier skin. By eating foods that are rich in antioxidants and following a skin care regimen, you can achieve clearer and healthier skin. Antioxidants can help in the repair of damaged skin by counteracting the effects of free radicals. Because free radicals damage the cells in the body, it is important to constantly replace the supply of antioxidants. Research as to what foods work best is still a work in progress. However,…

Top 3 Foods for Healthy Skin

Top 3 Foods for Healthy Skin Not many people realize that our skin is the biggest organ we have, which is why it extremely important that we properly care for it; and the easiest way to do that is by eating. We don’t have to spend all of our hard earned money on the latest creams and treatments that promise us younger looking skin. It’s as easy knowing which types of foods to eat in order to achieve that healthy glow that we long for. If you’re interested in saving money and looking great, continue reading I’m about to give you 3 of the most powerful foods you can eat to make your skin look as great as it did when you 16. Flax and…