10 INGREDIENTS FOR A HEALTHY SKIN!

The skin is the largest organ of the body and can take a lot of damage. Eating foods that help your skin renew itself and replenish vital nutrients can leave you looking younger and fresher.

  • Cucumber
  • Cucumbers are high in nutrients (Vitamin C, K, magnesium, potassium) and low in calories. They also contain a lot of water which helps you stay hydrated plus they give you that refreshing taste.

  • Almond milk
  • Almond milk is lower in calories than other kinds of milk, as long as it is unsweetened.

    Almond milk contains no cow's milk or other animal products, making it a great option for vegans and those who are intolerant or allergic to milk.

  • Spinach
  • Spinach contains a high amount of Vitamin A which is a key ingredient to make your hair and skin look healthier. It’s also a great source of iron and potassium and helps your body get rid of toxins.

  • Berries
  • Berries are an amazing source of antioxidants which help you cleanse your skin and make sure that it glows from within. Mixed with your other favourites it will give you a powerful and delicious smoothie that will make your skin glow.

  • Neem
  • You might have heard about this amazing herb which is found in Southeast Asia, more prominently in the Indian subcontinent. Not only does it cleanse your blood, but it also ensures that you have a clear skin day in and day out. If you consume smoothies containing Neem powder(or Indian Lilac) it helps you in improving your digestion, as well as other functions in your body.

  • Honey
  • Honey is an excellent source of all-natural energy. This natural unprocessed sugar — fructose and glucose — directly enter the bloodstream and can deliver a quick boost of energy. The rise in blood sugar acts as a short-term energy source for your workout, especially in longer endurance exercises. A great ingredient to use as smoothies sweetener!

  • Avocado
  • Avocado has plenty of omega fatty acids that help de-stress and plump the skin cells. It also has revitalizing properties that will smooth and strengthen the skin.

  • Maca
  • Maca has been around for thousands of years and has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes by Peruvian people. This South American root is excellent for skin; it can decrease sensitivity to extreme temperatures and help calm blemishes! It usually comes in a light-brown powder colour: perfect to mix into your favourite smoothies!

  • Ginger
  • Ginger is a fantastic anti-inflammatory. The root or underground stem (rhizome) of the ginger plant can be consumed fresh, powdered, dried as a spice, in oil form, or as juice.

  • Mango
  • The range of nutrients in mangoes are also extremely good for your skin and hair health. Rich in vitamins A, C and E plus beta-carotene, mangoes are a wonderful source of skin-healing antioxidants to rejuvenate your complexion, while vitamin A also helps to protect and renew your skin cells and mucous membranes.

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