A Meal Plan To Improve Your Skin From Within

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what if we told you that an apple a day keeps your skin glowing all day?

When we have breakouts or dull skin we tend to put the blame on our hormones, skincare routine, or the stress we’re facing. Though all three are very valid reasons, something that’s often overlooked are the food and drinks we consume – if it seems like you’ve tried everything to improve your skin, they are likely the culprit.

Let’s put it this way, the better you feel on the inside the better you’ll look on the outside. It’s all about keeping your body healthy and doing what works best for you, because everyone is different.

So, we’ve devised a quick and easy meal plan that’ll make your skin as happy and healthy as possible.

Breakfast

Super Kale Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup of almond milk

Dairy has been linked to causing acne, so this is a great substitute.

1 cup of chopped up kale

Kale is one of the best foods for your skin because it reduces inflammation and detoxifies.

1/2 cup of blueberries

The antioxidants in this superfood can brighten up any dull skin!

2 to 3 ice cubes

Just to make sure your smoothie is extra cold.

It’s as simple as that!

– WATER BREAK –

Keeping hydrated is the best solution to achieving glowing skin. You should be drinking about 2 liters of water per day.

Snack

1 pack of unsalted almonds

Nuts are a great source of Vitamin E which provide valuable antioxidants.

– WATER BREAK –

Lunch

Popeye’s Spinach Salad

Ingredients:

2 cups of spinach

Filled with carotenoids that increase blood circulation.

1 avocado

Avoacados are rich in Vitamin E and fatty acids that help moisturize the skin.

2 eggs

Eggs contain fatty acids that aid in balancing skin texture and are a great low-calorie source of protein to keep you full and energized.

1 tomato

Tomatoes are high water content that cools the skin and adds moisture. They also contain lycopene which can help inhibit the activity of enzymes that break down collagen.

1/2 chickpeas

They’re filled with Vitamin B and manganese that helps with wrinkles and fine lines.

1 tbsp. of red-wine vinegar

The acetic acid helps balance your skin’s pH level.

– WATER BREAK –

Snack

1 cup of yogurt

Lactic acid softens your skin and helps heal dryness.

– WATER BREAK –

Dinner

Salmon

Salmon contains omega 3- fatty acids which keep moisture in the skin and reduce inflammation.

1 sweet potato

They’re high in Vitamin A and Vitamin C which help with collagen production.

1 head of broccoli

Broccoli is filled with Vitamin C that aides in anti-aging. 

Dessert

1 cup sliced strawberries

Rich in Vitamin C that helps prevent inflammation.

1 (6oz) container raspberries

Raspberries seeds have omega 3 and omega 6 that fight dry skin.

1 (6oz) container blueberries

Full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin E which provide valuable antioxidants that help with skin balance.

1/4 cup honey

Honey has antibacterial properties that slow down aging.

– WATER BREAK –

It’s as simple as that – bon appetite! Brace yourself, because people are going to have to wear sunglasses to protect their eyes from your bright, glowing skin.


 


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