Eat yourself Beautiful, lessons for beautiful skin.
Article medically reviewed by Dr. Gavin Chan (MBBS, cosmetic doctor, liposuctionist)
Templestowe Lower, Berwick and Beaumaris Clinics
Dr. Gavin Chan has a background in intensive care, anaesthesia, and emergency medicine. Since 2005, Dr. Chan has provided cosmetic procedures, including anti-wrinkle injections, dermal fillers, liposuction and laser treatments. He is a doctor trainer for various dermal fillers and anti-wrinkle injections. Read More
It’s no big secret that every Hollywood beauty is up with the latest cosmetic procedures and skin care routines. We have some of their simple beautiful skin snack tips to help fight the tell-tale signs of ageing. These will keep you healthy, happy and beautiful, inside and out. Time to learn how to eat yourself Beautiful!
Carrots – Want the shiniest luscious locks? Look no further than carrots, jam packed with Vitamin A they will keep your hair shining and scalp healthy.
Brazil nuts – These little but crucial nuts contain Selenium, this mineral repairs cell damage and slows down the skin’s aging process. Just two nuts a day is enough to slow your aging process.
Cucumber- A cucumber’s peel contains silica, a nutrient which reduces wrinkles and boosts collagen production.
Guava – Not only a delicious treat, this exotic fruit packed with vitamin C helps boosts collagen production to smooth skin. It has been said that two cups of guava per week is the perfect dose.
Tomatoes – Containing lycopene this salad essential acts as a natural sunblock, preventing the UV damage that causes sun spots, dryness and wrinkles. Remember to cook tomatoes for maximum anti-aging effect.
Iron – For the longest, strongest and clearest nails, add more lean beef, mushrooms and spinach to your diet. The biggest cause of thin, chipping and concave nails is iron deficiency. All of these foods are super rich in Iron which will keep your nails looking their best.
Natural cranberry juice (not the sugar filled artificial cocktails/margarita mix) – This tasty refreshment disrupts the formation of plaque and thereby prevents yellowing of teeth.
For further advice on your skin and skin care you can have a complimentary skin analysis with one of our Skin Therapists. They are available in our Templestowe and Berwick clinics.
By appointment only 1300 863 824.