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Did you know that what you eat and drink can erase years of aging from your skin? Add these ‘age defying’ items to your grocery list next time you hit the store. Stock up on foods that pack anti-inflammatory and anti...
Did you know that what you eat and drink can erase years of aging from your skin? Add these ‘age defying’ items to your grocery list next time you hit the store. Stock up on foods that pack anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties, vitamins, minerals and fat-fighting antioxidants.
Remember to grab non-processed, not instant oatmeal. This breakfast fave is full of amino acids and vitamin E which nourish your skin, counteract aging free radicals and combat sun damage.
Did you know that brighter looking teeth can take years off one’s face? Foods that are high in calcium, like mozzarella cheese, will strengthen and protect the enamel of your teeth. They also increase the production of saliva which helps to fight off yellowing bacteria.
Maple syrup that is the real deal—tapped from a tree—provides some serious anti-aging benefits. Maple syrup is full of immune-boosting zinc, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Just don’t go crazy—it’s full of sugar so try to limit yourself to one tablespoon. Replace sugar with some pure maple syrup in these healthy recipes.
Sipping that cup o’ joe can do more for you than wake you up! The caffeine in coffee will help to stimulate and constrict blood vessels to give your skin a more even appearance.
Cucumbers contain fisetin, which prevents progressive memory and learning impairments linked to Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss according to researchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. The cucumber’s skin is full of silica, an essential component for healthy connective tissue. Silica aids muscle repair and supports circulation around bone, cartilage, ligaments and skin cells. And if that wasn’t enough, cucumbers can be placed under your eyes to bring swelling down, placed on sunburned skin to ease irritated skin or put on the back of your thighs to decrease the appearance of cellulite.
Not only does coconut oil smell amazing, it boosts skin hydration by 32% according to an International Journal of Dermatology study. Try replacing olive or vegetable oil with coconut oil next time you’re sautéing some chicken.
Ready to shop yourself slim? Here are healthy grocery shopping tips to help you fill your cart with healthier items for you and your family.