No food will make you look younger or feel healthier over night but creating healthy and balanced diet will improve your overall health in long run. Check out this list of 6 amazing superfoods that you should include in your diet for healthier body and skin.

1. Aloe Vera

Extensively used plant in beauty industry because of its antibacterial and healing properties but also incredibly beneficial to your body as it contains amino acids, Vitamins A, B, C and E and a complex carbohydrate, know as acemannan, which allows nutrients to reach the cells, nourish them and relieve from toxins. It is beneficial for healthy skin and hair, and aids weight loss.

2. Bergamot

This citrus fruit comes from Southern Italy and its oil, extracted from the peels, is rich in antioxidants and used in flavoring Earl Grey tea and in aromatherapy to reduce anxiety and stress. Its cooling, refreshing nature is well suited for various skin conditions, like, psoriasis and inflamed skin. Its antiseptic properties help to fight infection, lower blood sugar level, balance cholesterol and metabolic wellness.

3. Blueberries

They are a real superfood for beautiful skin! packed with Vitamins A & C, and rich in antioxidants, these little berries calm skin, lighten dull or sun damaged complexion and protects from free radicals. They also decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart diseases.

4. Pomegranate

They are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants helping to fight skin inflammation, treat acne and dark spots by delaying signs of aging and naturally brightening your complexion.

5. Green tea

It contains powerful antioxidants that help to protect skin from the damage of free radicals, tightens and brightens your complexion. Green tea also helps with weight loss, to lower blood pressure and bad cholesterol level.

6. Turmeric

Turmeric, also know as curcuma root, contains curcumin, a bioactive component that has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It helps to revive cells giving your skin a natural glow. It also helps to calm your skin, heal inflammation, and psoriasis as well as reduce acne outbreaks and clear the skin.

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