“Let Nature In and Your Natural Beauty Out.” 

Healthy Glowing Skin
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At Vangaleen’s we know that; what you put in your body is just as important as what you put on your body. This will always be true no matter what the season. Yet, this is particularly true as the weather cools. Here are some ways to help maintaining health, nourishment and moisture head to toe. “Let Nature In and Your Natural Beauty Out.”

Hydrate – Nourish – Moisturize

Photo thanks to:http://www.ency123.com/2013/08/how-much-water-is-in-human-body.html
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Photo thanks to:ency123.com

 

Water – about 60 to 70 percent the average adult body is water.
In other words, water is essential. Drinking water keeps the skin from getting dry and promotes skin cell circulation. See how much water you might need on a daily basis. www.nutrition.about.com/library/blwatercalculator.htm. High water content vegetables and fruits can contain as much as 85 to 90% water content these top the list:

Fruits

  • melons
  • blueberries
  • oranges
  • plums
  • apricots
  • peaches
  • pineapples

Vegetables

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  • celery
  • tomatoes
  • cucumbers
  • iceberg lettuce
  • zucchini

Give your hair and nails an extra boost.

  • eggplant
  • spinach
  • green cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • broccoli

These are great sources of nutrients and minerials. They also dispense more water and fiber content with the added benefit of antioxidants.

Fruits and veggies are great in a smoothie. Your skin and hair will show you thanks with bounce, body and sheen.

 

Looking for an instant face lift?

 Try adding some eating cold water, high fat fish;

  • wild salmon
  • sardines
  • anchovies
  • herring
  • trout

Try using these oils:

  • Avocado
  • flaxseed
  • hempseed
  • grape seed
  • olive
  • sesame
  • pumpkin seed
  • evening primrose
  • black currant seed

Munching on seeds and nuts are also beneficial:

  • pumpkin
  • sunflower
  • pine
  • pistachio
  • almonds
  • peanuts

Omegas play a key role in maintaining health. They are essential to organ and cell function. They assist with liver and kidney detoxification as well as cell regeneration. This process that helps soften dry skin. The combination of omegas also helps keep your skin plump. Omegas aid in maintaining moisture, diminishes fine lines and wrinkles and offer skin loving benefits. For more information… here. Give your hair and skin the 3, 6, 9, (Omega 3-6-9) punch.

Need to sooth dry flaky skin?
Add the following to your plate…

  • dark leafy green
  • sweet potatoes
  • squash
  • carrots
  • pumpkin

All of the above contain the repairing A vitamin. Dry body brushing is an addition practice to consider if your skin is not broken.

Give your skin some staying power with Vitamin E.

This vitamin is a powerful antioxidant that is important for maintaing healthy, youthful skin. It helps your skin to lock in natural moisture protects against UV rays. For foods rich in vitamin E – http://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/vitamin-E.php

Wrinkles? I don’t think so…
Citrus fruits; oranges and grapefruits are full of vitamin C. They are good for your immune system but also helps turn back the clock for your skin. Hold off the wrinkles with a squeeze of fresh citrus.

Trying to keep it smooth and soothed?

Sulfur rich foods help repair tissue and skin elasticity and helps keep skin smooth. Add garlic, onions and eggs to your plate.

High levels of zinc gives us another reason to eat some juicy crabs, oysters or lean meats. Did you know zinc repairs and rejuvenate skin? Well, it does.  It also balances oil production and help to reduce acne and heal wounds.

Now that was a delicious healthy mouth full.

Healthy makes you happy.
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Okay, now we have an idea of what to add to our diet. However, remember an overall healthy diet is the key. Healthy choices lead to healthy bodies. A healthy diet without exercise falls short of an overall healthy existence.  Make smart food choices and exercise.

Next we need to protect, nourish and maintain the skins’ moisture. For that process you will want Vangaleen’s Natural Potions. Why? “Because ingredients matter, quality is the difference”. Each potion is full of what is needed to maintain healthy nourished hair and skin. Vangaleens.com

 

 References:

www.omega-9oils.com/omega369.htm

http://www.ency123.com/2013/08/how-much-water-is-in-human-body.html

www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/adult-health/expert-answers/healthy-skin/faq-20058184

 

 

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