What is Beauty?
“To me, beauty is… simply in the eye of the beholder.’’ Beautiful isn’t about having a pretty face Its about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and a pretty soul….
“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” ― Kahlil Gibran.
It is true that beauty is not in the face but….. It is also a fact that each and every person want to look beautiful. Many people spend handsome amount of money to get their surgeries done and use medicines and expensive products to look beautiful but they forget to worry about their Health. No matter how much one spends money to look beautiful and ignore his/her diet. There are 0% that they will maintain it for long because if you are not healthy from inside how can you be OKAY? Even our brain works when it gets its fuel. So there is a very strong relation of Beauty & Health. And to maintain good health, one should take proper nutrients through food.
Healthy nutrition basically is eating healthy and balanced from all the basic food groups; which consists of the dairy group, poultry group, fruit group, vegetable group and a little from the fats, oils, and sweets groups. There is no big secret to maintaining healthy skin and overall beauty.
Why is eating healthy so important?
Many people do not even know how great it feels to eat a healthy meal, because they have been making bad food choices for too long.
Eating a varied diet, rich in fruits and vegetables with moderate amounts of protein and carbohydrates and limiting sugar and fat, is beneficial to beauty and health. Following a balanced diet will not only keep your weight, cholesterol and blood pressure in check, which will make you healthier, but will also ensure clear and healthy skin, hair and nails, which will make you more beautiful.
Healthy food choices include at least five portions of fruit and vegetables per day, two portions of fish a week, lean protein, pulses and wholegrain foods.
“Are you getting enough water?”
Recommended are 8-10 glasses a day. Many people go through their busy day without even realizing that their body is really water-deficient, and the long term effects can actually have a physical response on their skin. Lack of hydration is known to speed up the process of aging skin; causing wrinkles, fine lines and other natural signs of aging. Drinking ample amounts of water daily is very important to reduce the process of aging as well as help the skin in forming a stronger protective barrier against environmental pollutants such as UV rays.
If you’ve ever heard the saying “you are what you eat,” you know that it is important to fill your body with natural foods full of vitamins and nutrients to keep it healthy.
Taking Care of Your Skin
‘‘The moon lives in the lining of your skin.” ― Pablo Neruda
- Put pomegranate on your list. When applied topically, this antioxidant-rich fruit may help skin create more collagen, while speeding healing.
- Add walnuts to your diet it add Omega-3 fatty acids to your diet which help put shine in your hair and aid in making skin smoother and younger looking.
- The real secret to beauty is no secret at all. Eating vitamin-packed healthy foods will provide your skin with its daily nutritional needs to stay healthy and young.
- Consume foods that are rich in antioxidants (vitamins A, E, C) that help cells resist aging.
- Avocado improves your skin. By protecting against free-radicals that cause wrinkles and aging.
- Coconut oil can keep your skin looking young and smooth.
Tips to staying young. Regular exercising also helps to keep your body young and healthy. Exercising three or more times a week is essential for beauty and health. Exercise will not only help you to control your weight, but could also reduce the risk of health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, certain cancers, heart disease and stroke.