Beauty is big business, and not just in Beverly Hills. We spend billions of dollars on products that promise to bring out the beauty within us. It’s only natural that we flock toward these products in the hope to turn back the clock and improve our looks. But there may be a natural way to help you look your very best. You don’t apply it to your face or massage it into your hair. Instead, you can enjoy the culinary delights of foods that actively work to bring out both your inner and outer beauty. (Image by William Ji)
Your smile is made up of soft, luscious lips, and bright, white, shiny teeth. The malic acid in apples is an ingredient also found in whitening toothpaste. Chewing your apple thoroughly will help your teeth stay white. To avoid cavities and rotting teeth, it is essential to stay away from sugar. Use a 100% Natural Stevia Sweetener to cut sugar from your diet. It won’t react with other foods in your mouth to cause the awful damage that sugar can. And it’s almost calorie-free too!
To keep your lips looking lush, avoid caffeine that dries out your skin. And stay away from the stains of red wine! Instead, drink plenty of water and eat cantaloupe or carrots for that vitamin A boost our lips need. Vitamin A is good for keeping your skin a good color too. Natural honey applied to the lips can help them feel refreshed (even if you lick it off).
For healthy skin, ditch the soda, and drink plenty of water everyday. There is a fine balance between enough and too much, so try to keep track of your intake. You can use an app, or make a mental note to avoid overdoing it. The water keeps your skin moisturized from the inside. Foods that are high in natural antioxidants help protect your skin from the inside too. Tomatoes and blueberries are particular favorites because of their versatility and flavor.
Almonds are excellent for your skin, and enhancing your natural beauty. Not only do they help reduce your naturally occurring cholesterol, but they provide a smoothing effect on your skin. And who doesn’t want softer skin! Almonds are super nuts as they are packed with lots of nutrients. They are also excellent for providing you with softer hair. If you like to wear your hair down, eat almonds to help protect it from the elements.
Almonds also provide the good fats we need in our diets. This can help you lose weight more easily to achieve the figure you are aiming for. Other foods that help us to slim include celery and lettuce. It is thought that we can burn more calories eating and digesting the celery than it gives us. They also help fill a plate when you are attempting to reduce your portion sizes. Beans can be eaten instead of fatty meats. They are filling, but still provide you with the protein you need for sculptured lean muscle.
They say you are what you eat, so you might as well eat healthy and sweet, right?
Good diets and healthy food choices aren’t just for losing weight. They can help enhance your beauty by improving the quality of your skin, hair, and nails. Food can help you sculpt the body shape you want, and it tastes pretty good while you’re doing it. Eat your way to beautiful in 2016.