Embracing Aging After 40: Foods For Young And Healthy Skin

Denise Austin by Denise Austin | May 5, 2018 | Nutrition

I am wrapping up my “Embracing Aging” series with a look at how to keep our skin soft and supple as we age – Embracing Aging After 40: Foods For Young And Healthy Skin! Beauty and confidence starts with attitude and spirit, and the products we use on our face can make a difference, too. But to really keep that glow going as we get older, exercise and nutrition are so important!

So if you want to look as great on the outside as you feel on the inside, start with a 7-day free trial of my 10-Week Whole Body Plan, to help you stay motivated with a consistent, effective workout plan PLUS a nutrition plan that focuses on healthy whole foods for young and healthy skin! By eating the right foods – ones that work for you, not against you – you can improve the appearance of your skin. It’s beauty inside and out!

Superfoods are big part of my diet and my recommendations for eating as we age. I try to eat superfoods every day to keep my skin young and healthy. Here’s how I eat skin-beautifying foods all day long – give it a try, you are worth it and so is your skin!

Foods For Young And Healthy Skin

Breakfast. Berries are a superfood must for healthy skin – try to eat more in your diet, they are so good for you! When I’m in the mood for something hearty, my go-to breakfast is a bowl of oatmeal topped with fresh blueberries or blackberries and a handful of nuts. This combination of foods is a wrinkle-fighting, toxin-cleansing powerhouse!

Lunch. This is where I focus on vegetables – so good for your digestive system, filled with fiber and nutrients, veggies are a must for healthy skin! One of the easiest ways to get tons of skin-nourishing foods into my diet is to whip up a salad made with leafy greens, carrots, and whatever other whole, fresh veggies I have on hand. I drizzle it all with a little bit of olive oil (a healthy fat) and balsamic vinegar.

Dinner. I try to eat salmon at least once or twice a week because it’s such a miracle food. Not only does it nourish your skin and calm inflammation, but it’s an extremely versatile protein. If I’m craving something spicy, I’ll make some blackened salmon tacos. If I’m craving something sweet, I’ll make a brown-sugar glazed baked salmon. And if I’m craving something light, some lemon and herbs is all it takes. Start adding salmon to your weekly meals and see how you feel! My 10-Week Eating Plan includes plenty of salmon recipes, such as Salmon Salad, Maple-Grilled Salmon, Smoked Salmon Toast and more!

And to top this all off, make sure to drink plenty of water every day! It’s so good for young and healthy skin, as it plumps it up and helps to eliminate toxins. So be sure to add a glass of water to each meal.

I hope you try some of these healthy skin food suggestions in your meals this week! For even more tips like these, plus recipes, meal plans, workouts, and exclusive content, start your 7-day free trial of my 10-Week Whole Body Plan! It has a customizable meal plan that delivers you all your recipes for each day – breakfast, lunch, dinner plus snacks! Take the guesswork out of eating healthy and get young and healthy skin with the foods you eat!

Let’s get fitter, together – inside and out,


P.S. – If you missed any of my other “Embracing Aging” posts, click here to see them:

Embracing Aging After 40: Staying Strong & Fit With Exercise
Embracing Aging After 40: 7 Beauty Routine Suggestions
Embracing Aging After 40: It’s All About A Positive Attitude!
Embracing Aging After 40: 5 Age-Defying Secrets

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