Feed Your Skin, Starve Your Wrinkles: Eat Your Way to Firmer, More Beautiful Skin with the 100 Best Anti-Aging Foods

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Fair Winds Press, Jan 1, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 304 pages
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“At long last, a book that tells all about the connection between diet and health and the look of your skin. Everyone interested in beautiful skin should read this book!”

—Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., best-selling

author of The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth

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Beets. Pumpkin Seeds. Mangoes.

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What do these foods have in common? They are some of the very best foods for fighting aging and keeping your skin beautiful.

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How? The nutrients in these foods—from vitamins A, B, and C to the minerals iron and zinc—act as powerful antioxidants, neutralizing the free radicals that form in your skin due to sun exposure, environmental toxins, and a poor diet. The entire body needs these antioxidants in order to work properly and give us the glowing, healthy appearance we crave.

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Inside, you’ll learn more about how the three superstar foods above—and ninety-seven others—can do more for your skin and overall beauty than any expensive night cream, facelift, or Botox injection. Nutritional scientist Allison Tannis will walk you through the many layers of your skin and reveal what actions you can take to prevent wrinkles, eliminate existing ones, and improve your complexion. No waiting lists, risky surgeries, or astronomical costs—just delicious, healthy food. You’ll discover:

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    In addition, you’ll also find fifty delicious recipes specially formulated to improve your complexion. Each recipe contains at least one of the 100 featured foods, making it easier than ever to get your skin-healthy lifestyle started. Become your most beautiful the natural way—with Feed Your Skin, Starve Your Wrinkles.

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Contents

1 Whats Food Got to Do with It?
9
2 Beauty Is Skin Deep
17
3 Foods That Fight Wrinkles
33
4 Foods That Moisturize
75
5 Foods That Tighten Smooth and Fight Sag
97
6 Foods That Brighten Your Complexion
121
7 Foods That Fight Puffiness and Inflammation
145
8 Foods That Fight Acne and Psoriasis
171
9 Delicious Recipes for Beautiful Skin
189
Reading List
290
Glossary
291
About the Author
294
Acknowledgments
295
Index
296
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About the author (2009)

Allison Tannis is a nutritional scientist and educator of nutrition and food. She is the author of Vitality: Quest for a Healthy Diet and Probiotic Rescue: How You Can Use Probiotics to Fight Cholesterol, Cancer, Superbugs, Digestive Complaints and More and host of the radio sensation Healthy Living in southern Ontario. Allison is dedicated to making the science of health easy to swallow. She writes for numerous national health magazines and can been seen as a guest on health-related television and radio shows across Canada. Allison is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist with a practice based in Newmarket, Ontario. Her specialty is helping people discover how to arm themselves with the tools they need to live healthier.

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