Small changes are actually the best changes because they are much easier (and a lot less stressful) to stick to long term. Plus over time, small changes add up and become big changes. For healthy, glowing skin we recommend these 3 small, yet very effective changes:
- Make water your drink of choice: The human body is made of 60-70% water. Water is essential for many functions of the body and adequate hydration is absolutely critical for healthy skin. Steer clear of dehydrating beverages such as coffee, alcohol and soft drinks as well as excessively salty foods.
- Bulk up on fruits and veggies: Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and phytonutrients, all of which nourish your body and help to beautify your skin. An easy away to ensure that you are eating the recommend 7-10 servings/day is to incorporate your fruits and vegetables into an easily digestible, nutrient-dense smoothie that you can drink for breakfast or as a mid-day snack.
- Limit Processed foods: Attention Whole Foods Shoppers: Just because you are buying organic potato chips, doesn’t mean they are the optimal food. Potato Chips, cookies, sugary (even naturally sugary) cereals, and other treats do not create a diet that will enable you to thrive! Again, focus on whole foods in their natural state: fruits, veggies, nuts, seeds, pastured eggs and wild caught fish. Eating simply is optimal. Creating more elaborate meals, is great too- but ideally these meals should be homemade with the freshest, most natural (and in season) ingredients possible.