What's better than eating?? Eating yourself beautiful is! The trick to looking fresh, youthful and healthy is giving your body all the nutrients it needs. If you've noticed that your skin is always dry, or your always feeling tired no matter what time you go to bed, try introducing more of our top 5 foods for hair, skin, keeping alert and a flat stomach.
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5 of the Best Foods for Healthy Hair
Full of omega-3 fatty acids which will keep your hair shiny.
For brittle hair, it keeps your roots and scalp healthy. Contains loads of vitamin A, iron, beta carotene, folic acid and vitamin C.
Protein is needed for growth and is abundant in eggs. Keep your locks long with these.
If you have dry, weak hair eat some guavas. They contain more vitamin C than an orange.
Rich in zinc to help keep your hair on your head and your lashes on.
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5 of the Best Foods for your Skin
There's nothing better than water to keep you and your skin hydrated.
2. Dark Chocolate
Cocoa hydrates your skin making it firm.
3. Kidney Beans
Contains high levels of zinc which is used in the body for healing. It can help keep your face blemish and acne free.
4. Greek Yogurt
Stay wrinkle free with yogurt. The protein you get from dairy keeps your skin firm and more resistant to lines.
5. Soy milk
For patchy, uneven skin tones, try drinking some soy milk. The minerals and proteins will help reduce hyperpigmentation.
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5 of the Best Foods for Keeping Alert
1. Citrus fruits
Sour, sharps flavours to keep you on your toes. Lots of vitamin C.
2. Bran cereal
Good for lasting energy. Contains lots of complex carbohydrates and fiber.
The caffeine in coffee is a sure way to pick you up. Long-term studies show that java is a good thing for overall health, reducing risk of dementia, heart failure, and even some cancers.
Beans are full of protein and complex carbohydrates, offering sustained energy throughout the day.
If you're feeling fatigued, you may be dehydrated. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day will stop this and keep you feeling fresh.
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5 of the Best Foods for a Flat Stomach
Almonds contain tonnes of filling protein and fibre. They'll keep your hunger at bay and your stomach down.
If you're trying to increase your muscle mass and lose fat, eggs are a must in your diet. Their high in protein content will help build the muscles in your abs.
85% of an apple is water! As well as hydrating your body, they also help you feel full without the high count of calories.
Berries are loaded with fibre. The more fibre you eat the fewer calories you absorb from other food.
There's lots of fibre and protein in quinoa which will help you feel fuller for longer.
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We hope these tips inspire you to get Summer body ready! for more on looking good this Summer, check out our post to GET THE LOOK: BEACH CHIC.