In case you havenâ€™t noticed, supplements are having a major moment right nowâ€”and weâ€™re not just talking about multivitamins that ensure youâ€™re getting all the basic nutrients your body needs to function properly. The demand for hyper-specific supplements that come along with promises to help you achieve your beauty and wellness goals has yielded a seemingly endless array of options, and gummy-based formulas are taking center stage. Itâ€™s actually no surprise considering the candy-averse world weâ€™re living in, and these chewy supplements work double-duty as an indulgence for your sweet tooth in addition to being a potential way to improve your skin, ha
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Superfoods are like the â€œIt Bagâ€ of the nutrition world. As soon as one is deemed â€œin,â€ itâ€™s no sooner declared â€œoutâ€ and replaced with an even better source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. â€œWhat you eat is a very important part of overall health, and superfoods are a wonderful source of antioxidants that protect our cells from damage that impairs their function,â€ explains Beverly Hills dermatologist, Zein Obagi, MD.
Once a fruit, vegetable or grain achieves â€œsuperfoodâ€ status, itâ€™s only a matter of time before it gets included in a skincare productâ€”but can these nutrient-dense foods benefit the healt
Forget the Guilt – Chocolate is Actually Good for Your Skin
You may think that chocolate and spinach donâ€™t have much in common, but they are both loaded with antioxidants that contribute to radiant, brighter skin. Nuts, leafy greens and fruit are all good sources of essential nutrients that will help skin fight off signs of age and the damaging effects of the sun, according to the editors of Womenâ€™s Health magazine, who put together the following list of edible beauty secrets in the April issue.
Dark Chocolate: The sweet stuff contains high levels of potent antioxidants that can help protect your skin from sun damage as well as amp up blood flow to your tissues, which wil