Avocados really have it all. Full of antioxidants, vitamin C, vitamin E and omega fatty acids it’s great to use on the skin but much more effective when eaten!
The purple roots which are freshly juiced or a healthier option for desert, contain awesome skin clearing properties. High in vitamin E, vitamin A, magnesium, potassium, calcium and sodium. Combined, these minerals and nutrients make an amazing cleansing formula.
Juicing carrots, beetroots, celery, ginger and apples for the healthiest and tastiest juice, just perfect to start off your day with.
Quiona, brown rice, barley and beans are full of goodness and energy. It’s important that we don’t avoid carbohydrates, but that we choose the healthier ones. Processed carbohydrates like white flour increase inflammation within the body leading to acne flair-ups
Mix them with your cereal, sprinkle them in salad, blend them with your smoothie, have it on your bagel, add it to a protein bar recipe or baked in muffins.
They are packed full of omega-3 fatty acids which help maintain cell membranes, protecting the skin and providing hydration. Walnuts and oily fish like salmon or tuna are also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids.
Dark berries–chokeberries, elderberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries and cranberries are full of antioxidants. They are so packed with antioxidants that they beat hands down all the concentrations found in all other fruits and vegetables.
High in fibre and vitamins they are great for cleansing your system while nourishing it at the same time.
Fresh orange juice is hydrating and packed with vitamin C, another powerful antioxidant.
Not only does this vitamin boost our immune systems from within, It also creates collagen, giving the skin it’s elasticity and preventing sagging which causes wrinkles.
Nuts — Almonds & Hazelnuts
Packed full of the skins favorite vitamin E! By neutralizing free radicals and preventing cellular damage, Vitamin E prevents premature ageing. It’s also a potent force to a clear complexion.
A mug of peppermint tea morning and evening is a great way of starting and ending your day. Peppermint has calming, cleansing, disinfecting and healing properties.
It’s used to treat headaches, aid digestion, clear sinuses and topically on the skin to clear pores. You might notice it’s use in a lot of cleansers, face masks and of course toothpaste!
Pumpkin Seeds & Brazil Nuts
High in zinc, vitamin E, magnesium, iron, potassium and selenium to name but a few nutrients beneficial for the skin. Selenium is key when it comes to clearing up acne from the inside out as it helps to increase the white blood cells in the body, strengthening their power of infection fighting.
A great source of Vitamin E, they’re one of the healthiest foods out there and great for helping you towards a clear complexion. Delicious with salads or sprinkled over savory baked goods.
Sunflower seeds are also a rich source of magnesium which helps the body metabolize other important skin nutrients such as fatty acids and proteins.
High in vitamin C and lycopene. Lycopene gives tomatoes their bright red color and improves skin cellular function.
Powerful antioxidant which shields the skin from UV damage and keeps skin looking young.
Watercress is packed with antioxidants, carotene, potassium and manganese. These are vital minerals for healthy skin. Manganese is essential for nutrient absorption within the body and wound healing and bone development.
Carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body and is vital for the skins overall health. Vitamin A is responsible for ensuring proper function of the immune system.
It also gives the carrots their orange pigment, their name, and is known for good eye health and vision.