Friday, April 26, 2013

Acne Prone Skin? We've got you Covered!

It's spring! The temperatures are starting to rise, the windows are opening up, the birds are chirping... And the change in weather has us all breaking out. But have no fear, Barbizon of Akron! These antioxidant rich foods are "skin friendly!" So read up on this article then chow down on some great foods!

Nuts- Nuts are rich in antioxidants and also boost memory! They are also great for your heart, when eaten as a part of a balanced diet, as they lower cholesterol!

Tomatoes- They're light and summery so can be added to just about any dish! They are also high in Vitamin C so give your immune system a healthy boost!

Fatty Fish- Like salmon and mackerel. The omega-3's also boost mental health and have been shown to reduce the risks of cancer!

Blueberries- Blueberries are packed full of healthy antioxidants and can even fight urinary tract infections! For people sensitive to aspirin, it is sometimes even prescribed to relieve abdominal cramping and other annoyances.

Spinach- Spinach is not only delicious as a salad, but did you know that it lowers blood pressure? It's true!
It's also high in Vitamin K which is crucial for bone development!

So, these are our five favorite foods for keeping our skin clear and then some! Try them out if you haven't before! You can also share some of your favorite recipes that incorporate these food in the comment section of this post on our Facebook, Barbizon of Akron! Have a great weekend!