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8 Beauty Foods to Eat for Glowing Skin - Holistic Beauty Inside and Out


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The best skincare is the one that you eat. Topical beauty applications are a great addition to a healthy skincare routine however, a healthy diet is one of the most effective ways to achieve glowing skin. Beauty lotions and potions can only do so much as they interact with the outer layers of the skin while healthy food is what creates the foundation. The 8 foods to eat for glowing skin, holistic beauty inside and out in this article are delicious, nutritious, and sure to make your skin healthier with each bite.


Our skin is a reflection of our health and when we nourish our body we also nourish our beauty. Every day is a new opportunity to nourish your beauty from within and learning how to incorporate healthier food into your routine is one of the best things you can do for your appearance.


Glowing skin comes from within and you can literally eat your way to a more radiant appearance by regularly consuming foods rich in vitamins and minerals.


As a certified nutritionist, licensed cosmetologist, and holistic beauty expert, I am passionate about teaching individuals about the connection between health and beauty. Every time we pick up our fork is an opportunity to nourish our beauty from the inside out. My anti aging nutrition recipes, holistic beauty tips, DIY natural beauty recipes are the perfect way to get healthier skin and radiant beauty.


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Eat these 8 Beauty Foods to Eat for Glowing Skin Holistic Beauty Inside and Out


Pomegranate

bowl of pomegrantes

Pomegranates are an incredible beauty food to eat for glowing skin, they are a rich source of antioxidants that can help fight free radical damage to protect the skin from within. Their anti-inflammatory properties can help to minimize the signs of acne for clear and glowing skin while being a great source of vitamin C.


Vitamin C is necessary for the synthesis of collagen and the more you consume it the healthier your skin will look.


Pro tip: If you take a collagen supplement it is important to ensure you are consuming enough daily vitamin C because it is a co-factor (assistant) for the synthesis of collagen. You must have adequate amounts of vitamin C in your diet in order to create collagen.



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Green Apples

green apple

Green apples are an excellent beauty food to eat for glowing skin, they are a source of resveratrol that can support graceful aging and encourage a healthy glow from the inside out. Green apples are also a good source of fiber to support a healthy gut, necessary for absorbing the nutrients from foods to nourish the skin.


Green apples are also relatively low glycemic so they make a great healthy skin snack when paired with a protein such as almond or peanut butter.



Lemon

bowl of lemons

Lemons are a wonderful beauty food to eat for glowing skin, they are a source of vitamin C that helps to support strong and healthy skin. They also can help to support alkalinity when consumed first thing in the morning with warm water.


Lemons are also wonderful for supporting detoxification. A healthy liver is essential to clear out toxins for glowing skin.


Pro tip: Shave the lemon rind into your smoothies or other anti aging nutrition recipes for an extra antioxidant skin boost!



Raspberries

raspberries

Raspberries are an excellent beauty food to eat for glowing skin, they are rich in the antioxidant, anthocyanins that can minimize the signs of redness and support graceful aging. Antioxidants are the skin's best friend because they help to fight free radical damage and premature aging.


Raspberries are very low glycemic (low in sugar) which is great for supporting blood sugar balance and healthy hormones.



Avocado

avocado in half

Avocados are a wonderful beauty food to eat for glowing skin, they are a source of vitamin E that can help slow the signs of aging, protect against free radical damage, and help fat soluble vitamins found in fruits and vegetables absorb better for moisturized and supple skin.



Chia Seeds

chia seed pudding with berries

Chia seeds are an incredible beauty food to eat for glowing skin, they are a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids which are building blocks for healthy cell function and collagen production. Chia seeds are also a great source of fiber, antioxidants, protein, calcium, manganese, and magnesium.


They are an excellent beauty food that can be prepared in a wide variety of ways. A delicious and popular way to prepare chia seeds is to make a pudding.


You can find my chia seed beauty bowl pudding recipe HERE




Walnuts

walnuts

Walnuts are an excellent beauty food to eat for glowing skin, they are a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids that can help strengthen the membranes of the skin, retain moisture, and prevent skin damage. They also help to plump up the skin for a youthful glow.


Walnuts are such a great healthy snack that not only encourages more radiant skin but supports a healthy brain. A healthy mind is essential to living a fulfilling life. When we feel good we also look good.




Ginger

lemon and ginger

Ginger is an excellent beauty food to eat for glowing skin, it can help reduce inflammation and soothe digestion. It is an excellent beauty food that encourages a healthier gut which is key for absorbing the vitamins and minerals to nourish the skin from within.


A wonderful way to enjoy ginger is to make a fresh ginger tea. Simply peel and slice a thumb of ginger and simmer in filtered water for 20 min. Strain and enjoy a wonderful cup of beauty tea!



Try to incorporate these 8 beauty foods to eat for glowing skin into your meals for an ageless glow. Cheers to good health and radiant beauty.


In health and beauty,

Jessica Rose


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