#Health: 6 CHRISTMAS SUPER FOODS FOR YOUR SKIN || We live in an age and time, where most of us will use a moisturiser, or a day cream, to take care of our skin. We see radiant skin on models and we want the same result. The truth is, if we only take care of our skin externally, we are missing out the opportunity to have better results if we just take care of what we eat.

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There are many super foods, that used the right way are without a doubt, strong friends to the biggest organ of our body. ISM, as chosen 6 Super foods, that are regularly used in dishes and desserts during Christmas time. It is that easy. So check them out:

Avocado – From toasts to salads, avocado is now a must have at the dinner table, and Christmas will be no exception. This amazing food has high oleic acid content, improves the softness and moisture of the skin. It also has regenerative properties, helping with irritation in the skin.

Blueberries – They are so yummy and used in many pies and desserts. So no excuse to not consume a bunch of them. Blueberries have powerful antioxidants. These antioxidants, fight the free radicals on our skin preventing early ageing, fine lines and wrinkles.

Pumpkin – Pumpkin is used in soups and pies. You can take it from sweet to salty in no time. It is one of the most versatile superfoods, so perfect for Christmas. Rich in vitamin A and C, it helps to reduce the consequences of long term sun exposure. Leaving the skin softer, stronger, and clearer.

Spinach – We just adore Spinach. Perfect for salads, or on filling for a roast, you can’t avoid it during the Holliday Season. This little wonder, helps to reduce acne, but it also helps with the regeneration of skin cells making your face and body look more radiant. What a treat! Tasty and a great source of vitamins (A and C).

Walnuts – As a snack, or in a stuffing, or in desserts, walnuts are at every house on Christmas Day. They are rich in omega – 3 fatty acids which helps to retain moisture on your skin, it preserves nutrients that we need and protects against sun damage. A super powerful super food.

Dark Chocolate – Our good old chocolate! The one we can count on for the darkest of days. Stress is a big factor on damaging the skin, and just a bit of dark chocolate will improve your mood and consequently your skin. It prevents skin cancer protecting you from sun damage. It also keeps the skin moist and well balanced. So don’t miss out on chocolate this season.



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