Get the Glow with these Beauty Foods

Avocado

My philosophy for healthy eating is all about eating good foods to ultimately make you feel good. I want you to have  a healthy body that glows from head to toe.

Here are some great skin glowing foods that will help you get the glow.

 

Olive Oil 

Lather your salads with this beauty as it is one of the highest natural sources of Vitamin E, it nourishes the skin by repairing the connective tissues.

 

Cucumber

A super cleanser for the body. Don’t forget the skin though. They are high in silicon. Try and grab them organic (when you can) as their skins can often carry high amounts of pesticides.

 

Hemp Seeds

With nine essential amino acids these little seeds really pack a lot of goodness. Add them to smoothies or sprinkle them on salads. They have an unusual taste at first but you will start to really love them.

 

Aloe Vera

Acting as an amazing anti-inflammatory in the body, it can reduce bloating as well as helping with rapid healing. It is becoming more conventional and you will notice the gel becoming widely available in most health food stores.

 

Coconut Oil

My favourite of all the oils! Amazing at controlling blood sugar levels, just pop a tsp in your tea! It also assists the thyroid gland and can help repair the skin also. I like to cook with it, pop it in my smoothies and use it as a moisturiser. I love it.

 

Avocado

Such a gem, abundant in: beta-carotene, lutein, vitamins B6, C, E, K, selenium, zinc, folate, potassium, glutathione….and it tastes awesome. So lets get it into our smoothies, salads or just as a snack with some olive oil!

What other skin glowing foods do you like?  Leave a comment below…

About the author:

Madeleine is a qualified nutritional health coach from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, creative chef, vociferous blogger, fledgling presenter and self-professed yoga enthusiast. She is committed to helping her clients enliven the hottest, healthiest, happiest versions of themselves. Through her website and consultations, Madeleine helps reeducate her clients in the appreciation and effects of eating wholesome, organic produce. She helps them to work towards better relationships with their bodies, boosts confidence, injects energy and sculpts beautiful silhouettes. She has a particular interest in the growing rate of IBS, and is working towards ways of eliminating it in daily life. Madeleine’s recent clients are Millie Mackintosh (t.v star and model), Caggie Dunlop (t.v personality and celebrated music artist), and not forgetting the fantastic Rocky Elsom (Australian rugby hero!). Follow her on Twitter / Facebook.

7 comments on “Get the Glow with these Beauty Foods

  1. Thank you so much for this list – I’ve been upping my intake of the above foods ahead of my wedding in 2 weeks and I can confirm they’ve had a huge impact on my skin – much clearer, really glowing. Also I found my eyelashes and eyebrows have really grown since I’ve been eating coconut oil and using it as a face treatment. Love your blog Maddie!

  2. Hey Madeleine, I was just wondering about the health benefits of coconut oil. According to some nutritionists it is the highest of all oils in saturated fats, raises cholesterol and can cause gastrointestinal cramping. I am no nutritionist myself, so I cannot vouch for these findings but personally I love coconut oil and use it often to roast veggies, in smoothies etc. Do you agree with the view that it should only be consumed in limitations?
    I love your blog by the way, everything always looks amazing. Such a fan! x

  3. Hi Madeleine, I was hoping for some guidance on the Naked Smoothies, such as the superfood and the antioxadant ones. Are these jam packed with sugar like the Innocent smoothies or are these smoothies good for you as part of a balanced diet? Thank you

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