Superfoods for Gorgeous Skin

aef6a76b-8ced-4371-843b-5cb40be9074dIt’s no secret a healthy diet and active lifestyle does wonders for your appearance. Not only does eating clean help you keep the weight off, but it also enriches your beauty. When you take care of yourself your health radiates from the inside out!

Good nutrition naturally nurtures healthy, glowing skin to help keep it free of acne. That’s why many skin-nurturing beauty products on the market have ingredients like citrus, acai berries, camu-camu and other potent superfoods in them; these ingredients are as good for you insides as they are for your exterior.

Good nutrition also can do wonders for strengthening your hair from heating products you may use every day and it also supports healthy growth and texture. Finally, when you’re eating right you may also notice your nails become stronger, grow faster and maybe don’t crack and break as often.

This is all thanks to good nutrition! So what should you be eating to enrich your hair, skin and nails? Here are a few ingredients that are great for all of the above. You can find these ingredients in many foods at your local grocery store and you can find all of them in Shakeology.

Biotin: Helps promote the health of hair, skin, and nails.
Chlorella: Phytonutrient that helps support healthy skin.
Citric Acid: Helps provide antioxidant protection for the skin.
Folic Acid: A deficiency may cause gray hair.
Cocoa: Antioxidant support for healthy skin.
Gingko: Antioxidant support for skin and promotes healthy circulation.
Goji Berry: High in antioxidants which help minimize damage from free radicals that injure cells and can damage DNA.
Grape Seed Extract: Used to protect collagen and elastin in skin (anti-aging).
Green tea: Comes from the Camellia Sinensis tea plant, which is rich in polyphenols, antioxidants and that detoxify cell-damaging free radicals in the body.
Magnesium: Can help cells repair faster.
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5): Helps reduce signs of aging, skin disorders, and gray hair.
Schisandra: Helps to prevent aging.
Vitamin A: Is often used to help skin conditions including acne, eczema, psoriasis, cold sores, wounds, burns, and sunburn.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin): Used for treating acne, maintaining healthy hair, skin and nails. It also has anti-aging properties.
Vitamin B6: Beneficial for acne and various other skin conditions.
Vitamin C: Powerful antioxidant that can be used to help repair and firm the skin.
Vitamin E: Can help to stimulate the production of collagen and elastin. Collagen is a primary component of your skin and may help prevent scarring from wounds and acne.
Vitamin K: Helps promote healing and helpful for mild bruising and swelling.

4 Comments

  1. Sharon Lamb says:

    For those eating on the run or who find themselves too rushed in the morning to eat properly, starting your day with a Shakeology shake can get you the nutrition needed to start your day off right!

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