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    6 posts, 6 voices, 446 views, started Nov 18, 2008

    Posted on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 by Rena Bennefield


    • Garnett

      HEALTHY EATING FOR GLOWING SKIN: Many of us follow beauty regimes to improve our complexion. Today's cosmetic products are enriched with vitamins and minerals but nothing beats the real thing to nourish our skin from within... A balanced diet is essential for healthy skin. Eat plenty of Fresh Fruits and Fresh Vegetables, Carbs, Protein and a little fat. Try to drink anywhere from 3 to 4 quarts of water per day..Keep your skin well-hydrated and supple.. Edible Medicine For Your Skin...Food is an effective medicine for the skin helping it fight against spots, aging, and even some serious skin conditions..Deficiencies in important nutrients such as niacin..For clean, clear, and glowing skin, eat to Feed Your Face..Natural Help For Your Skin..Even if you don't have a specific skin problem, it's worth watching what you eat if you want to ensure it stays that way.. A clear completion can be attributed to cleansed, well- nourished skin, but you can also boost its condition with food.

      STRENGTHENERS: Carrots, Basil, Apples, Garlic, Olives, Ginger, Mushrooms, Radishes, Cinnamon, Peppermint, Coriander, Water Chestnuts, all help to strengthen your skin..

      NOURISHMENT: Peppers, and Spicy foods increase the circulation of blood and therefore, vital nutrients around the body...

      NATURAL CLEANSERS: The fiber in oatmeal helps flush toxins from the body more quickly, resulting in clear, unblemished skin.

      FOOD FOR YOUTHFUL SKIN: Aging has been attributed to an excess of free radicals (by products of energy production) which cause cell damage. Antioxidants are thought to help combat the signs of aging.

      VITAMIN C Citrus Fruits, Cabbage, Tomatoes.

      VITAMIN E: Avocados, Blackberries, Vegetable Oil, Seeds, Nuts.

      VITIMAN A: Eggs, Butter, Liver(yumm), Cantaloupe Melon, Sweet potatoes, Broccoli, Green and Yellow Vegetables , Apricots and Carrots.

      SELENIUM: Brazil Nuts, Kidneys, Lentils, Tuna and Prawns.

      FOOD TO NURISH DRY SKIN: Dry tired looking skin can often be the result of dehydration or a fat free diet. To combat this it is recommended.

      OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS: Helps to reduce inflammation are found in Oily Fish, Corn, Olive, or Safflower Oils.

      ZINC: Found in Meat, Liver, Eggs, Poultry, Prawns, Milk, Whole Grains, and Pumpkin Seeds.

      LYCOPENE: Cantaloupes, Tomatoes, Helps to repair Sun Damage.

      TIP: ECZEMA: Oils, Seeds and Nuts can help to soothe skin bothered by eczema  

      PROBLEM SKIN: Pale/Itchy skin..May be a Iron deficiency. Eat Meats, Egg Yolk, Green Leafy Vegetables, Dried Fruits, Dried Beans, Potatoes, Raisins, Whole Grain Cereals.

      ACNE-PRONE SKIN: Dark, Leafy Green Vegetables, foods rich in Zinc, E and C. If your skin tends to be oily, replace Full Fat.. Milk, Cheese, Yogurt with Low- Fat.


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