Eat Your Way to Looking Beaut!
From working out at the gym, to trying on endless outfits and trialling countless beauty products, tips and tricks, us girls will go to great lengths to look our best. So I'm sure you'll all be glad to hear that simply adding certain foods to your diet can do wonders for your skin, hair and nails, as well as making you feel great on the inside too. Here's what you should be eating in order to look at feel your best.
Greek yoghurt has multiple health benefits, but as well as being a great source of protein and assisting with weight loss, the amino acids in Greek yoghurt can get rid of dark circles under your eyes. Perfect for before or after a night out.
As well as being useful for weight loss, celery can give you good breath. This is because celery requires a lot of chewing, which in turn produces a lot of saliva, which then kills the bacteria in your mouth that causes bad breath. What's more, celery has a calming effect on your nervous system, and lower stress levels leads to much better skin.
It's a well known fact that oysters are an aphrodisiac, but not many people know that oysters are also great for your skin. Oysters contain a lot of zinc which controls excess oil production, leaving you less prone to getting spots.
When you're dehydrated, your body retains water which makes you bloated. Drink plenty of water and your metabolism will function at its absolute best, making you look your absolute slimmest. Water is also great for clear, hydrated skin, especially if you add a slice of lemon to it.
Cranberries are an amazing fruit that can aid weight loss, strengthen your immune system and even help you to fight cancer and heart disease. They can also keep you looking young as the antioxidants they contain help you to get rid of free radicals which contribute to ageing. Furthermore, they can keep your teeth sparkling by preventing bacteria from sticking to them.
Salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B12 and iron which helps you to keep a healthy scalp; no one wants flakes of dry skin in their hair.