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Raw Foods and Skin Health

by: Russel Esquibel
The largest organ of the body, which is the skin, is primarily designed to act as a protective covering for other bodily organs. The skin regulates the internal temperature of the body. The skin is also the main indicator of the well being or health of a person. Most of us these days spend a considerable amount of our hard earned money just to make our skin look great. What most people don’t know is that you can achieve a great looking skin tone while spending less. The secret? Raw Food Diet.

If you go on a raw food diet, you will provide your skin with all the essential vitamins, nutrients and amino acids that your skin needs. Thereby making your skin looking young and fresh. The reason for that is because raw foods have much higher level of moisture than that of cooked or processed foods. And once your body has the proper vitamins and nutrients it needs, your organs will become healthier, as mentioned before, your skin is the main indicator of your health.

Skin tone

As the saying goes, “the best way to have a radiant and healthy looking skin, you must start inside out”. To do that, you must have a healthy diet. If you are an avid coffee drinker, it would be best that you start reducing your coffee intake until you no longer crave for one. The reason for that is because caffeine removes a lot of moisture to the body. And moisture deficiency is one way of having dry skin which would lead to lines and wrinkles.

Consuming pure water, fresh fruit juices or coconut milk provide your body with the much needed moisture it craves. And by substituting carbonated drinks, tea, and coffee with above mentioned, your skin will become more radiant and younger looking. An indication of a healthy body. Drinking water will help your body increase its detoxification rate. Eating seaweeds will also help you get rid of the toxins inside your body because seaweeds have high levels of vitamins and minerals that greatly benefit the skin.

Having a raw food diet will let your body get rid of the various toxins in your body. Eating raw food will greatly increase the detoxification rate of your body. So, if you want to have a healthy skin tone, having a raw food diet will help you achieve your goal. The appearance of your skin tone reflects your health. In simple terms, what you eat is what you are.

About the Author
Russel Esquibel is a nutrition oriented expert. He is a writer of Eat-Raw-Food.com, a site where you can find information, tips and advice about raw food, vegetarian, vegan and more.

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