10 Raw Foods That Are Good for Your Skin
Whether you’re take the juicing route or simply foregoing the oven, these foods should be in your raw food diet.
BY: Megan Cahn
Many people are hopping on the raw food diet trend to lose weight, but it can also can improve your skin. Certain foods can help clear your complexion, diminish wrinkles, and brighten your overall appearance. We chatted with Carly de Castro, one of the founders of Pressed Juiceryand the author of the JUICE: Recipes for Juicing, Cleansing & Living Well (coming out July 22nd) about the foods that should be on your raw menu.
Kale contains carotenoids, which are rich in antioxidants. Juicing with dark leafy greens helps fight inflammation and detoxifies the liver, which in turn detoxes the skin. Good digestion is linked to clearer skin.
Walnuts are chock-full of vitamins B and E, which help fight off free radicals that can cause stress and wrinkles. Plus, they contain omega-3 fatty acids that help strengthen the skin membrane, keeping it moisturized and looking subtle.
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The vitamin C in citrus fruit (tropical fruits as well) can help with collagen production.