All posts tagged: vegetables

green is beautiful

We all know we are meant to eat our veggies. While it is recommended that we eat from the full colour spectrum of vegetables, it is vital that we all get a daily dose of greens. For optimum health and beauty, greens are the way! Some people find this very easy, other people just can’t stand anything leafy or green. And while it may be overwhelming to sit down to a whole bowl of spinach, here are some easy ways to include greens into your diet, without making them the main event.

Colours for a healthy glow: Nourish your skin from the inside out!

Did you know that the colours in fruit and veggies represent different antioxidants? Antioxidants can be identified in food by their colour and these colourful molecules work to protect your body from the chemicals produced during oxidation, lifting the colour of your skin and giving a beautiful glow! So try eating a variety of colours in each meal – the more antioxidants you have in your body, the more your skin will glow! Red in foods may help keep skin firm, bringing that glow within you Don’t you just love the bright red colour in tomatoes and red peppers? Lycopene is responsible for making food this colour! This antioxidant helps with your skin`s circulation, giving it a refreshing boost, while keeping your skin firm and glowing. Next time you’re in the fruit and veggie aisle, be sure to pick up some strawberries and tomatoes! Blue and purple in food may help as an anti-ageing agent for skin Blue and purple fruits and veggies are jam-packed with antioxidants called Anthoxyanins. These are very powerful anti-ageing agents, that help to prevent the appearance …