We all have the desire for beauty – this is not only good but it is also very natural. Beauty is a sign of health and therefore our primal instinct is to reproduce with other healthy humans. This gives the species the greatest chance of survival.
So, beauty is a natural desire on the outside - however it should also be a desire for us to be healthy from the inside out. Not only is it more 'real' it actually is more sustainable and good for you!
Almost daily we are bombarded by deceptive marketing strategies trying to convince us that beauty is only one purchase away. In fact these companies are trying to create you as a customer for life with artificial and expensive beauty products.
The first step is becoming aware of and then ignoring this advertising. Inside 'Hungry For Change' we explored the concept of eating for beauty with David Wolfe who is a very passionate advocate of using nutrition to improve appearance, vitality and health. His book ‘Eating For Beauty’ details exactly this.
There are a few key concepts from ‘Eating For Beauty’ that David considers to be the most important to getting that beautiful glowing skin from the inside out.
Beauty foods are foods that contain high concentrations of the minerals sulfur, silicon, zinc, iron and/or magnesium, David refers to the following as some of the best beautifying foods that you can include in your diet. These foods will have an alkalizing reaction with your body, anti-parasitical effects and contain high levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
In the list below you can see some of the top ‘beautifying foods’ recommended by David Wolfe his book ‘Eating For Beauty:
Source: Eating For Beauty by David Wolfe - For the complete description of these beautifying foods and to see the rest of the list have a read of David Wolfe’s book ‘Eating For Beauty’.
With a masters degree in nutrition and a background in science and mechanical engineering, David Wolfe is considered one of the world’s top authorities on natural health, beauty nutrition, herbalism, raw chocolate, and organic superfoods.
He is the author of numerous best-selling books and creator of The LongevityNOW Program, empowering and inspiring people to take charge of their own health. He is a sought after health and personal success speaker, and has given over 2000 live lecture events in the past 16 years.
Through his down-to-earth, simple approach, David teaches that no problem is created without a solution and that we do have the opportunity, right at our fingertips, to make new choices about our lifestyle and take our health back into the power of our own hands.
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