Healthy Meals for Healthy Skin!

Another day, another opportunity to show off your beautiful, glowing skin! Try out these delicious meals to promote healthy skin.

Breakfast

  1. Kale, Apple, Raspberry, and Goji Green Smoothie

DSC_7929Start your day off with this vitamin-infused smoothie. Kale possesses vitamin K which is known to suppress inflammation such as acne or wrinkles. The antioxidants in the sweet and tangy goji berries ward off signs of photoaging – caused by sun damage, including spider veins and liver spots. Red Delicious and Fuji apples are also an excellent source of antioxidants.

 

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Along with the juicy flavor, tomatoes boost skin health by fighting sunburn, promotes smoothness, and boosts collagen. Eggs contain vitamin A and D which contribute to the cell production of skin and tissue growth needed to heal wounds.

 

 

  1. Fruit and Spice Cut Oatmeal

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The oats in this wholesome breakfast help improve the skin’s complexion. Adding honey will add moisture and glow to the skin along with milk, which has potassium that assists with dry, itchy skin.

 

 

 

Main Dishes

  1. Lemon Herb SalmonIMG_0067edit

Baking instead of frying this omega-3 rich salmon prevents the breakouts that come from grease. Salmon is enriched with carotenoid anti-oxidants of astaxanthin, which reduce the effects of radical damage that contributes to aging. Salmon also improves strength in bones and joints, heart health, and eyesight.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Almond Crusted Chicken with Cherry Balsamic Sauce

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The high levels of vitamin E within the almond based crust helps skin against sun damage. The onions and cherries within the sauce contain high concentrations of polyphenols which protect skin against free radicals.

 

 

  1. Tuna Stuffed Bell Pepperstuna-stuffed-peppers1

In addition to tuna being a great source of selenium, peppers in this meal are loaded vitamin C. Selenium is an antioxidant that fights against UV damage and vitamin C is involved with the production of collagen, maintaining skin firmness.

 

 

 

 

 

Desserts

  1. Brown Sugar Broiled Grapefruit

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This sweet and delicious dessert is excellent for the skin. The juicy grapefruit contains a high amount of vitamin A and C. The potassium in the grapefruit is great for reducing wrinkles and age spots and the amino acid makes skin firm and soft.

 

 

 

 

  1. Chocolate-Pomegranate-Ginger Barkbark

The rich dark chocolate helps against eczema and dryness in skin. Consuming dark chocolate also reduces stress hormones that contribute to collagen breakdown. Pomegranates are great for anti-aging and nourishing skin. Ginger reduces acne and blemishes and smooth’s skin burns.

 

 

  1. Raw Coconut Macaroons

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Coconut oil is a great moisturizer. Its key ingredients contain magnesium, iron, calcium, and potassium. At large, coconut oil improves dark circles, and keeps wrinkles away. It also improves dark spots.

 

 

 

So try these healthy and savory meals and show off that beautiful new skin!

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