Thu. Oct 22nd, 2020

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Aging is a natural process which start reflecting on the skin with time.

Everyone have a question, how to get glowing skin for looking young and beautiful.

For hiding the aged skin people start using various chemical based cosmetics and beauty cream and ignore the natural way for getting beautiful and flawless glowing skin.

Due to a lot of side effect associated with the chemical based beauty creams and cosmetics, now people have shifted their attention towards the natural way for getting beautiful and glowing skin.

It is well proven that, fruits and vegetables consumption is linked with reduced risk for a number of major health issues including cardiovascular disease, stroke and diabetes.

Fruits and vegetables consumption have also significant impact on skin health and their coloration.

Eating of fruit and vegetable increases microcirculation of blood in the skin and positively affects skin hydration, density and thickness.

Intake of dietary carotenoids or its supplements can alter the color of skin through increased carotenoid deposition in the skin and generate measurable changes in skin color also.

In the skin, carotenoids can act as antioxidants and protect it against free radical mediated damages which are responsible for skin aging.

As fruit and vegetables are the main dietary sources of carotenoids, skin yellowness may be associated with regular fruits and vegetables intake.

Juices and Smoothies represent an excellent way of the intake of the fruits and vegetable. There regular usages have several health promoting benefits including skin health and its beauty.

Juices are made by juicing process in which water and nutrients from fruits and vegetables are extracted in the form of juice while leaving a lot of indigestible fiber away. Whereas smoothies are made by blending process in which nutrient as well as fiber content of fruits and vegetable were consumed without wasting them. 

Some of the juices for glowing skin

Carrot juice

Carrot contains huge amount of vitamin A that fights against acne, wrinkles, pigmentation and uneven skin tone. 

Beetroot juice

Beetroot is full with vitamin C and minerals like potassium, zinc, iron, manganese and folic acid. All these are known to purify blood and contribute towards glowing skin.

Cucumber juice

Cucumber is rich in water content and keeps your skin hydrated and nourished.

Cucumber is a wonder for skin and can be used as a face packs as well as a juice for skin benefit. It keep skin moist and make it more elastic and glowing.

Pomegranate juice

Pomegranate has potential to purify blood and providing nourishment to skin and making it glow. It also has anti-aging property.

Spinach juice

Spinach is a kind of “Super Green” and rich in iron and vitamin K that are essential for getting a flawless skin. Vitamin C, E, manganese and other antioxidants found in spinach protect skin from damage caused by free radicals.

Papaya juice

Enzyme, papain found in the papaya help in clearing the skin impurities and reveals a clear and bright skin.

Tomato Juice

Tomato is loaded with antioxidants and is perfect for young and healthy looking skin. Vitamins C, A and Lycopene in tomato juice offer protection against free radiation induced damage. It diminishes discoloration, spots and acne

Orange Juice

Orange juice can prevent skin from getting dry and scaly.

Huge quantity of vitamin C found in oranges help in the formation of elastin and collagen which keep skin firm and prevent its premature aging.

Amla Juice

Amla is packed with huge amount of vitamin C which aids in collagen production and delays the process of skin aging. 

Amla juice also prevent pigmentation and keep acne and pimples away from the skin.

Aloe vera juice

Aloe vera can be used in face pack as well as juice.

It is packed with vitamins and minerals which maintain the natural glow of your skin.

Hormones auxin and gibberellins found in aloe vera are known to be a skin healers.

Some of the smoothie for glowing skin

Beetroot and carrot smoothie

Ingredients

1 carrot

½ beetroot

¼ inch ginger

1 cup water

Apple and pomegranate smoothie

Ingredients

1 green apple

½ Pomegranate

1 cups water

Papaya cucumber smoothie

Ingredients

100g papaya

100 cucumber

4-5 drops lemon

1 cups water

Method of smoothie preparation

In a blender, combine all ingredients of the smoothie and blend until smooth. Pour in the serving glass and drink.

Health benefit of fruits and vegetables juices and smoothie

Intake of fruits and vegetables juices and smoothies have several health benefit other than better skin health. Some of these benefits includes;

  • Improves bone health by proving good amount of calcium and other minerals
  • Prevents cardiovascular diseases
  • Prevent the process of carcinogenesis and reduces the chance of cancer
  • Help in balancing of hormones and their functioning
  • Help in the detoxification of body
  • Smoothies provides a huge amount of dietary fiber
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