Who doesn't love a delicious smoothie to start the day? And did you know that they can help us age more beautifully? Now, grab your blender, get some fruit, and start making them! Here are some of our favorite smoothies for aging and what the ingredients can do for your skin.
Super Foods for Your Skin
Avocados are one of the best foods that you can eat for your skin. They give us nutrients that can help to fight off the signs of aging. What if you could drink the signs of aging away? You can with an smoothie containing avocado. Avocados help to build antioxidants in our skin that can help to fight off the free radicals that cause fine lines and wrinkles. Follow this recipe for a delicious smoothie:
- 1 Avocado, pitted and peeled
- 3/4 cup of Almond Milk
- 3/4 cup of Cranberry Juice
- 1/4 cup of Goji Berries
Blend all of the ingredients in the blender and enjoy. You should get two servings out of this smoothie.
Pineapple and papaya are two very important fruits in an anti-aging diet. Pineapple contains a lot of vitamin C and that means antioxidants that fight off the free radicals that are causing fine lines and wrinkles on your face. It can also help with inflammation or swelling of the skin, like puffy eyes. Papaya also contains nutrients such as papain, which is an anti-inflammatory. We all know how great anti-inflammatory benefits are for the skin! Following this recipe for a tropical, fruit smoothie:
- 1/2 Pineapple, fresh and cut into small pieces
- 2 Kiwis, peeled
- 1 small Papaya, cut
- 1 Cup of Seedless Grapes
- 1 Cup of cherry juice, unsweetened
- 2 Tablespoons of Hemp Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Flax Seed oil
- 2 Cups of Almond Milk
Simply throw everything into the blender and enjoy this delicious smoothie. This will make 4 servings so you can share it with friends!
Diet and exercise are both great ways to slow down the signs of aging. We cannot stop it completely, but we might as well try to do what we can. These smoothies taste delicious and can make you look and feel great!