Make your January Detox easy with this guide to foods to eat to detox key areas of the body.
Dry skin and how to fix it from within:
Are you deficient in fatty acids? You might be if you’re on a low fat diet.
Cutting out oil and fats from your daily diet could be making your skin look dry and dull, something that’s made worse during the cold winter weather; this is mainly because of the wind and central heating. Common signs you may need to up your oil intake include: dry skin, dull hair, soft nails, bumpy skin on the back of arms, dry eyes and poor sleep…
Try eating these foods to help make your skin look and feel better when it’s becoming dry:
Here’s a great recipe for the ABC Detox Juice, (ABC – where the ‘A’ is for Apple, ‘B’ is for Beetroot and ‘C’ is for Carrot), which is great for strengthening the immune system, helping problematic and blemish-prone skin conditions and also where acne, weakened eye vision and blood pressure are a problem:
For spot prevention, try cutting back on the amount of salt you eat…
Although essential in small amounts, salt encourages fluid retention (preventing you from having a ‘flat stomach’ and giving you a puffy face and eye bags! 😱 – yet another bad consequence of consuming too much salt!) and, it can also irritate the lining of your pores; this is because excess salt is eliminated through your skin via perspiration.
Iodised salt (table salt) exacerbates acne, so cutting back can really help clear up your skin.