Glowing and flawless skin has been the bench mark of beauty since time immemorial and getting truly beautiful and healthy skin in the long run is possible only when care is taken about what we eat. The recent hype over cosmetics, face pack and commercial anti-aging products has shifted the concentration towards external skin care, which covers only half of the skin care requirements. Just like other organs of the body, skin also requires the essential nutrients – vitamins and minerals from fruits and vegetables in order to be function properly and only these nutrients can help in slowing down the inevitable process skin aging.
Beetroots are rich in vitamins and minerals – vitamin A and C, folate, fiber, manganese and potassium. They are filled with antioxidants that revive the skin by eliminating dead cells. They support the liver to increase detoxification which helps in slowing down the aging process. The nitrates present in the beetroot ensure a free flow of blood to the brain.
- Beetroot – ½
- Lettuce – 5 leaves
- Fuji apple – 1
- 1 whole Lemon
- Ginger – ½ inch
Wash the beetroot thoroughly and peel the skin. Cut into half and dice it. Drop the pieces into the juicer and add the lettuce, fuji apple, ginger. Squeeze the lemon and add the juice to these ingredients. Make a fine juice with these ingredients. Add some ice and enjoy this tasty drink. Drink this juice on a regular basis to revive your skin.
The use of fruits and vegetables in the juice will boost up your energy with glucose. However adding fiber and protein to the same drink will be an added advantage. Filled with antioxidants this juice is a treat to your taste buds. This amazing anti aging juice is loaded with phytonutrients that boosts the immune system, preventing you from dangerous diseases.
- Cucumber juice – ¼ cup
- Carrot juice – ¼ cup
- Apple Juice – 1 cup
- Kale juice – ¾ cup
- Organic plain Yoghurt – ¼ cup
Cucumber Juice: (Wrinkles)
Cucumber is filled with silicon, which is a mineral essential for connective tissue in our body. Adding silicon to the diet will help to gain amazing results for hair, skin and nails. This juice is high in vitamin A and silicon. They help to improve your hair and nail strength and control cholesterol levels. They are a good remedy for improved complexion and reducing anti-aging signs.
- Cucumber – 1
- Carrots – 2
- Apples – 2
- Celery stalk – 1
Use the whole cucumber as it is, without peeling. Most of the silicon in cucumber is found in the skin itself. Combine all the ingredients and blend them together. Drink with ice. Drinking this juice regularly will help to reduce wrinkles.
Sweet Potato, Spinach and Ginger Smoothie
We hardly give any importance to this vegetable, but sweet potatoes are the true fountain of youth that supplies the skin with all the essential nutrients necessary for complete rejuvenation. The yellow or orange flesh of the potatoes is rich in beta-carotene that has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that protect the cells from oxidative stress. In addition, it is also a promising source of vitamin B6, C and D all of which are extremely beneficial for improving overall health of the skin. Ginger juice has the capacity to remove toxins from blood. It promotes blood circulation and reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. It also helps in improving skin tone and treating hyperpigmentation and dark spots.
- Sweet Potato – 2
- Spinach – A Handful
- Ginger – 1-Inch Piece
Lettuce, Mint and Cucumber Smoothie
This mean green smoothie helps in improving complexion from within and keeps the skin baby soft and supple. A flawless skin diet must include lettuce because just 6 leaves of this amazing vegetable provides more that 100% of the daily value of vitamin A that is extremely important for skin cell regeneration. In addition, potassium present in lettuce improves oxygen circulation in the skin and supplies the essential nutrients to the cells. Mint acts as an amazing skin cleanser that and reduces the breakout of pimples and acne. And this delicious smoothie is not just great for the skin of works as an amazing summer chiller.
- Cucumbers – 3
- Romaine Lettuce – 1 small head
- Mint Leaves – A Handful
- Lemon Juice – 2 Tablespoons
"Fighting skin problems with the help of delicious juices is great! Spending thousands on chemical and artificial methods with long term effects is a waste. Try these simple natural juice recipes for anti – aging and enjoy healthy beautiful skin. Your age increases in numbers not in wrinkles! Take care of yourself and live a healthy life."