Beans – part of the legume family and great for feeling full. Contains fiber, B vitamins, iron, folate, potassium, magnesium and phytonutrients. Beauty benefits include increased strength and health of the root and strand of hair.
Blueberries – another tasty superfood. Contains Carotenoids, Vitamins C & E, iron, niacin, polyphenols, and phytonutrients. Beauty benefits include increased hair root health through improved circulation. Also reduces the environmental effects on the skin.
Broccoli – a real power food that contains fiber, folate, calcium, vitamins A & C, beta carotene, lutein, and vitamin K. Beauty benefit: broccoli increases the turnover rate of skin cells and protects against environmental damage.
Green Tea – a much healthier choice than soda. Contains flavinoids, fluoride, and polyphenols. Beauty benefits include reducing cellular inflammation associated with the aging process and increased tooth strength.
Oats – start your day off right. Contains fiber, protein, magnesium, potassium, zinc, copper, selenium and thiamine. Beauty benefits include increased hair strength, prevention of hair loss and color enrichment. Bet you never knew eating a bowl of oatmeal was good for your hair.
Oranges – makes your mouth water just thinking of one, doesn’t it? Contains vitamin C, fiber, folate, potassium, polyphenols, and pectins. Beauty benefits include reducing the environmental effect on the skin.
Pumpkin – and often overlooked superfood. Contains vitamins C and E, alpha and beta carotene, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and phytonutrients. Beauty benefits include keeping your skin supple and preventing damage from sunlight.
Salmon– mighty tasty. Contains omega-3 fatty acids, B vitamins, selenium, potassium, protein and vitamin D. Beauty benefits include helping to reduce wrinkles and the harmful chemical levels associated with the aging process. Eating salmon regularly can also help reduce the severity of an acne breakout. The vitamins and minerals in this mighty fish can increase the strand strength of hair and encourage growth.
Soy – a trendy food gaining more widespread acceptance. Contains omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, potassium, folate, magnesium and phytoestrogens. Beauty benefits: helps to reduce wrinkles and the chemicals associated with the aging process and can reduce the environmental effects on the skin.
Spinach – the ultimate superfood. Contains omega-3 fatty acids, beta carotene, vitamins A, B & C, polyphenols, folic and alpha lipoic acid. Beauty benefits: all the things that make up spinach help to reduce wrinkles and the chemical levels associated with the aging process. Spinach can also help increase cell turnover (to continually produce new and healthy skin cells) and protect against environmental damage.
Tomatoes– rounding out the superfoods perfect for a healthy diet. Contains vitamin C, alpha and beta carotene, lutein, fiber, lycopene, potassium, chromium and biotin. Beauty benefits: Protects skin against environmental damage and increases cell turnover which brings new healthy cells to the surface of your skin.
Walnuts– Contains omega 3 Fatty Acids, vitamin E, protein, fiber, magnesium, polyphenols, and Vitamin B6. Beauty benefits include protecting the skin from UV damage.
Yogurt – the perfect snack. Contains calcium, vitamin B 12, vitamin B2, zinc potassium and magnesium. Beauty benefits include boosting your immune system.