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From Healthy Hair to Supple Skin – Here Are the Right Foods to Eat


We all know the saying ‘you are what you eat, and it still stands true. Even though many foods are useful outside the body (yogurt face mask, cucumber eye patches, and oat scrubs), they are even more useful working from the inside. If you want healthy hair or smooth skin, then eat these foods. They will work from the inside out!


…want to lose weight



Foods that are filling, while still low in calories will help to boost your metabolism and will make you less prone to gaining weight.


The best food? Brown rice – use it to make fried rice, or use it together with beans or lentils when making casseroles.


…want great skin


To keep your skin supple, it needs to stay hydrated, and for this, you need omega-3 fatty acids. These healthy fats will nourish your skin from the inside and will give you a glowing complexion.


The best food? Salmon – make a healthy dinner with grilled salmon fillets and a green salad on the side.


…want to lower your cholesterol



Good fats are the best way to increase your ‘good’ HDL cholesterol while lowering the ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol.


The best food? Avocados – eat them on toast, or chop them up and add them to a salad. You can even use them to make a smoothie!


…want beautiful hair


Hair is made up of about 95% of the protein keratin. So, getting in good sources of protein can help your hair to grow more beautifully.


The best food? Eggs – are rich in protein and biotin, both of which are needed for hair growth. Eat them poached on toast, or add boiled eggs to a salad.


…want a flat stomach



To prevent gas and bloating, you need to give your good gut bacteria a boost.


The best food? Yogurt – it’s rich in probiotics that will help the microflora of your gut to balance out and keep everything ‘in check’.


…want to reduce puffy eyes


Sometimes puffy eyes are a result of excess water that builds up (fluid retention). Try to reduce your sodium intake, as high sodium consumption increases fluid retention.


The best food? Parsley – it helps yobuildsdneys to get rid of excess fluids in the body and will reduce eye puffiness. Add parsley to stews, soups, and salads.


Source: https://www.cookist.com/from-healthy-hair-to-supple-skin-here-are-the-right-foods-to-eat/

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