The colder months might increase the temptation to hunker down with comfort foods like pizzas, pastries and puddings, but there’s no reason why you can’t eat cleanly and healthily throughout the winter. There are plenty of tasty, nutritious vegetables which continue to flourish right through the frost, so stock up your pantry in preparation for these winter recipe stalwarts and keep that diet fresh and clean until the spring thaw sets in.
It’s more popular than ever, but drinking herbal teas for health benefits is nothing new; in fact it actually dates back to Ancient Egypt and Ancient China. As well as having a great taste, most herbal and fruit teas are naturally free of caffeine, count towards your daily water intake and are thought to have a whole host of health benefits. Different blends of tea are readily available these days and in all sorts of combinations.
They say you are what you eat, and beauty experts and nutritionists agree that taking care of your skin from the inside is just as important as taking care of it from the outside. There’s only so much you can do with lotions and potions, your skin also needs to be given all the right nutrients, vitamins and minerals to stay in amazing condition and fight the aging process. The wrong foods can contribute to water retention, swelling, redness, acne and wrinkles, but a skin friendly diet helps to plump, hydrate and firm your skin.