Does your eating habits really effect your skin?
Beautiful skin starts with nourishment from within.
so does cancer eat right!
A steady supply of micronutrients will give essential support to new skin cells
and kill bad ones that makes us sick. It will feed the skin vital nutrients through the diet which is important to keep the skin soft and blemish-free. And your body decease-free
Jo Lewin @BBCGoodFood says If you want radiant skin the old adage ‘You are what you eat’ has never been more true. Our nutritionist tips will help you nourish your skin from the inside out.
What to Eat
Antioxidants from vegetables and fruit! They will help fight the damage caused by free radicals. are caused by the pollution in your daily environments, bad dietary habits, smoking and alcohol.
Eating at least five portions a day of both vegetables and fruits will help improve the current status of your skin and prevent further damage.
Vegetables like pumpkin, carrots and sweet potatoes contains Betacarotene which is a strong antioxidant for the skin! also lutein found in kale, papaya and spinach will help your skin cells develop naturally and give a healthy skin tone. Create a rainbow pallette using some the super foods presented beneath. Hope you enjoy!
Vegetables – Dark Green
True super heroes in the green plant world are broccoli, spinach and kale. Vitamin C, E, A, calcium, magnesium and potassium are amongst some of the ingredients that will get your body up and going for ages. Lutein and quercetin are both strong antioxidants that are proven to have cancer-fighting properties and dilate blood vessels to treat and prevent heart deacease.
Vegetables – Orange
Sweet potato, Carrots, Butternut squash, and pumpkins are all nutrient rich and full of phytochemicals. Carrots have the highest vitamin A levels whilst orange types of squash as butternut and acorn are high both A and C.
Vegetables – Red
The phytochemicals in red vegetables like beets, red peppers, rhubarb and tomatoes are are Hesperidin, Quercetin and Lycopene (amongst others). They will protect you from cancer and even support joint tissue in cases like arthritis.
Vegetables – Blue/purple
The blue and purple color are mostly commen in berries. They are, however, very healthy. Vegetables like eggplant, purple potatoes, cabbage will support the immune system whilst plums, figs, grapes and prunes will improve and support a healthy digestion. All together they fight inflammation, reduce tumor growth and acts as anticarginogens in the digestive tract.
Bonus about berries:
They all contain alot of minerals and vitamins known to strengthen the immune system.
Phytochemicals in especially raspberries and strawberries called ellagid acid will help protect against cancer causing agents from the environment.
Vegetables – White
Cauliflower, Garlic, Ginger and Onion are amongst the white can help to balance the hormone levels and boost immune activity.
Nutrients in White fruits and Vegetables Include: Beta-glucans, EGCG, SDG, and lignans that provide powerful immune boosting activity. These nutrients also activate natural killer B and T cells, reduce the risk of colon, breast, and prostate cancers, and balance hormone levels, reducing the risk of hormone-related cancers.
Types of White Fruits & Vegetables Include: Bananas, Brown pears, Cauliflower, Dates, Garlic, Ginger, Jerusalem artickoke, Jicama, Kohlrabi, Mushrooms, Onions, Parsnips, Potatoes, Shallots, Turnips, White Corn, White nectarines, and White peaches.
Blueberries- Berries in general
Contain alot of minerals and vitamins known to strengthen the immune system.
Phytochemicals in especially raspberries and strawberries called ellagid acid will help protect against cancer causing agents.
Nuts and seeds
Nuts seeds they are are some of the most balanced foods on the planet. essential “brainfait” and smaller amount of protein and carbohydrates will optimize your brains function and help nourish your body. Each type of nut offers a unique profile of minerals, phytochemicals, andfaty acids.
Certain types of nuts will even help lower blood pressure due to phytos like reservatrol and others.