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Body Beautiful From the Inside-Out

Make a Healthy Diet Your Beauty Secret

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  • I find that eating a bit of avocado / guacamole every day or every other day literally makes a visible difference in a few days if not instantly. (Maybe not quite so much in the depths of winter when the skin probably has a bit too much to cope with.) I've heard good things about eating macadamia nuts too for dry skin, but I've never monitored it.

    (You'd think I'd have a permanent store of guacamole in my fridge, really. But no, I'm lazy.) - 7/20/2010 12:23:27 PM
  • Its amazing how much better I feel on the Spark food plan! - 7/20/2010 7:58:00 AM
  • DSM1980
    Sound advise, but not very accurate, is it? I mean, fruit are also simple carbs, but that doesn't mean one should avoid eating them, especially for healthy skin. - 7/20/2010 12:24:17 AM
  • Once, I tried to limit my food intake that too oily or deep fried food. It really worked to reduce getting acne, even when during my monthly period! But I messed my effort by eating local junk food this month that a bit oily, had lots of ground nuts and my face getting worse, huhu. - 6/16/2010 7:19:32 PM
  • I'm trying to make the switch from coffee to green tea. Ugh. Just hasn't happened yet. Great chart! - 6/16/2010 11:07:01 AM
  • I've been following these simple basics for 7 months now and I feel and look amazing!! I'm 44 lbs. from my goal weight of 140. I've NEVER had a flat belly in my life, and now I can see this happening. I still have some distance to go, but I can actually see how good I'm going to look when I get there. - 6/16/2010 9:01:30 AM
  • I actually got complimented on my skin the other day. My mom told me before I started this program I was looking 10 years older than I am. Now she thinks I could pass for 10 years younger than I am now. WOW did that feel good!:) - 6/16/2010 8:42:03 AM
  • Loved the Chart. That was greattttt! Thanks - 4/28/2010 12:33:50 PM
  • i have noticed in the last two weeks of incorporating more water and green tea, that my skin is clearing up and looking younger...amazing what beauty from the inside out does for one's self esteem - 3/9/2010 9:39:35 AM
  • Since I started Spark People three weeks ago, my skin has completely cleared up! I used to always have one or two pimples somewhere on my face, and now I consistently have no acne, and my skin looks brighter too! I'm convinced there is definitely a link between hydration, eating well and skin appearance! - 3/6/2010 2:43:47 PM
  • JAY75REY
    More good reasons to eat healthy food. I started drinking green tea instead of coffee on work days. I really enjoy it; my routine is to get to the office, grab a tea bag and put it into a 16 oz coffee commuter mug with a lid to steep for a while. I still get a shot of caffeine with the green tea too. I drink it plain, no sugar or cream. I still drink coffee on non-work days. - 11/21/2009 2:57:28 AM
  • I have been trying to work green tea into my diet . I knew it was a healthy food, but I didn't know it was an anti-inflamatory. Any anti-inflamatory is great for easing my lupus and arthritis. P.S. since this article is largely about facial skin--please don't forget to sunscreen your face and neck before your walk or run and for heaven's sake, don't smoke. If your teenagers aren't afraid of lung cancer, speak to their vanity and make sure they know smoking will make their faces turn into old shoe leather. - 11/20/2009 10:22:26 AM
  • It is funny but my husband's livelihood depends on selling bakery and pizza items to shops and business is booming in this industry and in these economic times I am very thankful that he has such a great job. I struggle with eating all these goodies, it is my weakness. I am learning moderation in everything though, including having an occasional donut, piece of cake, etc. I on the other hand work in the healthcare field in which our Wellness Dept. promotes healthy living so I guess we balance each other pretty well. He is on board with me the last two months and my healthy living is getting better because of it............. so have an occasional donut, it is okay!!! - 11/20/2009 9:05:48 AM
  • This article really spoke to the soda addict in me! I'm going to implement some of these changes in my life. - 11/20/2009 8:03:34 AM
  • Oh, I never bother to look at other comments before writing mine but I see others that have taken issue with the link of acne with foods and this was even as far back as May of 2009. I would think the article could have been corrected by now. Anyone with unlined skin/no acne just has good genes and good hormone balance but there are plenty of people who eat those same foods and do have acne. - 11/20/2009 7:54:37 AM

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