Today’s Health Tip ~ Give Your Skin a Boost

You can’t stop the aging process, but you can slow it down. The good news is that if you’re committed to eating healthier, you can help give your skin a boost. . . . Essential fatty acids such as omega-3s help your cells stay hydrated. In addition, omega-3s can help reduce inflammation in your body. Antioxidants and phytonutrients can help protect your cells by reducing free radicals in your body. So, which foods are good sources of omega-3s, antioxidants and phytonutrients? . . . Vitamin C can help fight wrinkles. Some of the best foods for skin that are packed with vitamin C include:  

  • Citrus fruit — Oranges, grapefruit, lemons and limes.  
  • Bell peppers — Green, orange, red or yellow — take your pick.  
  • Broccoli — Steam or roast (yes, roast!) for an easy, healthy side.  
  • Strawberries — Snack on them fresh or put some in a simple smoothie.  
  • Kiwi — Add some to your favorite fruit salad or make veggie kebabs for a fun twist.  


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