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A quick guide to food that is good for you but also helps you look beautiful!

We all know the saying, "you are what you eat". But do you really dtop to think about how the food we eat effects your health and wellbeing? Eating the right types of food is not only good for your health, but it can make you look good too!

Strawberries

Strawberries contain ellagic acid, an antioxidant that zaps free radicals which are a big factor in ageing

Blueberries

Blueberries are rich in the pigments that strengthen the blood vessels that supply the skin with oxygen and nutrients

Salmon

Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids. These keep the skin hydrated and reduce fine lines.

Brazil nuts

Brazil nuts are good for selenium, a trace mineral that help to produce potent enzymes in the liver that soak up wrinkle-forming free radicals

Chicken

Protein is crucial for the production of collagen and elastin, the protein fibres that keep skin supple and elastic

Steak

Steak is great for iron, which is vital for hair growth

Oranges

Oranges are full of vitamin C, used in the production of collagen, which keeps skin looking youthful

Carrots

Carrots are rich in betacarotene. This helps to reflect the sun's skin damaging UV rays

Oatmeal

Oatmeal is good for silicon, a vital trace mineral needed for healthy skin, hair and nails

Low-fat yoghurt

Low-fat yoghurt is full of calcium, which is necessary for strong bones.

 
  The advice and information on this web site is of general nature. Before embarking on any fitness regime or diet you should speak to your doctor to ensure that there are no health risks involved.