There are many foods beneficial for our skin, but few match the nutrient capabilities of the following in terms of cleansing, moisturizing, regeneration, antioxidant, UV protection, strengthening and rejuvenation.
Lemon is a fruit of all seasons and almost always finds place on your kitchen shelf or refrigerator. With its vitamin C content, its juice will keep your skin beautiful. A glass of warm water with a tsp of honey and a dash of lemon juice on an empty stomach every morning is a great skin cleanser. With its astringent properties, it can be used to lighten the skin tone and also diminish acne scars. Rub the inside of a lemon peel on your elbow remove dark spots. Mix lemon and honey and use it as a natural bleach on your skin. This is one of nature’s most potent fruits and thediversity of applications for lemons far exceeds general knowledge
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The health benefits of eating certain foods raw are numerous, as raw foods are essentially living foods that contain live enzymes, undamaged nutrients, and alkaline-forming compounds that help nourish and cleanse the body. And you do not necessarily have to take the leap to a completely raw diet to gain the many health benefits of raw foods. Simply incorporating more raw foods into your existing diet can help bring about positive changes that will help you look and feel your best.
Here are seven of the best raw foods you can begin adding to your diet today, if you have not added them already: (more…)
Eating fresh coconut is a lot of work, but well worth the effort. It has a delicate, slightly sweet flavor you just can’t get out of a bag. It’s a terrific seasonal treat.
Coconut is also a rare source of alpha-tocotrienol, a powerful form of vitamin E. And new research suggests this little-understood vitamin may have a strong influence on brain and nerve health. (more…)