Our skin is the precious exterior of our bodies that we are constantly trying to shield from the harmful effects of everyday life. Yes, soaps, scrubs, and other treatments we apply on top of our skin can help do the trick, but the real secret is what we put in our bodies. What we consume on a daily basis can make or break our skin in a huge way. Here are a few of our favorites that will help lead you on the path to the soft, glowing complexion you’ve been waiting for. This time around, head to the grocery store instead of the cosmetics counter!
It's 2 A.M., you've been studying for that oh-so-crucial final exam for the past 5 hours, and you feel your eyelids getting heavier by the second as your mind drifts away to Slumberland. You need to stay awake. You need to focus. You need a pick-me-up! Coffee is the traditional solution, but you don't want those pesky jitters that come right before the inevitable crash. Energy drinks are loaded with sugar, and the zero-calorie options always leave an odd taste in your mouth, further distracting you from your studying. It would seem as if your options have been exhausted, but there is solution to your late-night studying dilemma: yerba mate .
If you’re trying to ace that final exam or struggling to remember that ridiculous formula for your economics class then grab a treat from this list of goodies that won’t just fill you up but make you smarter too. After a few nibbles of this wholesome brain food you’ll be smarter than the Brain and maybe even take over the world or just pass your class. It’s your choice.
Everyone knows fish is a great source of omega-3, but salmon has an unusual concentration of this fatty acid that helps with concentration, thinking and decreases the risk of certain brain-related problems. Wild salmon is the best choice since it has DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicospentaenoic acid). DHA helps the brain maintain and rebuild cells while EPA helps the heart with proper circulation, the combination of the both makes salmon the super food of brain food.
After all the chocolate indulgence (or should I say overdose) that was Valentine’s Day, a health kick sounds like the reasonable thing to start. New Year’s Resolutions, remember those? Being that February 16th is National Almond Day, what better way than to start with a simple, yet healthy idea to help you stay in shape. Remember, spring is barely a month away and those bikini bodies won’t shape themselves!
- Help maintain healthy cholesterol levels
- Excellent source of vitamin E and fiber
- Rich in Antioxidants