Friday, June 11, 2010

True You Cosmetics...Beauty Foods

There are certain foods all women should maintain in their diet. Below you will find foods you should eat each day for looks and health.

  • Apple Cider Vinegar: Besides having amazing healing properties, apple cider vinegar keeps skin supple. It's heavy concentration of enzymes helps peel off dead skin cells. It breaks down fat and helps food digest properly.

  • Carrots: Maintain the outer layer of the skin to prevent premature aging. What you'll find in is the same as you'll get in Retin A.

  • Cheese: To ensure a happy smile, add a slice or two of hard cheeses into your diet. Choose Swiss, cheddar, or gouda to block bacteria in the mouth and prevent cavities.

  • Citrus Fruits: Hold the skin cells together by forming collagen. Collagen cannot be added to the skin topically, which is why fruits and fruit juices are such an important part of the daily diet.

  • Cranberries: Keep the urinary tract lining healthy.

  • Garlic: Helps combat wrinkles and restores tissue.

  • Nonfat Yogurt: High in calcium, which keeps your smile white and your teeth cavity-free.

  • Sweet Potatoes: Vitamin A is known to be remarkable anti-wrinkling agent. Sweet potatoes are full of this important vitamin. The pleasing results is clearer, smoother skin.

  • Tomatoes: These "love apples" will keep you loving your skin. Tomatoes are rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium.
  • Wheat Germ: If you want to get rid of pimples quickly and efficiently, make sure to include two or three tablespoons a day in your diet. Add it to cereal, yogurt, and cottage cheese.

You should also include the following foods:

  • Vegetables: Three to Five servings
  • Meat: No more than three ounces a day
  • Fruits: Two to three servings
  • Dairy: At least two servings daily
  • Fats: Salad dressing, cooking oil, butter, and mayonnaise should be limited to two servings a day

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