Summer is the perfect time to reevaluate the way your lifestyle is (and is not) improving the appearance of your skin. Whether in the yard or on the beach, sun exposure becomes a bigger threat during summer months. Review the following list of the 5 best nutrients to improve your skin this summer, and protect yourself from the damaging effects of Miami’s hot summer sun.
It’s officially October, the month of everything pumpkin-related, from lattes to perfumes to pies. Did you know being pumpkin-obsessed during this time of year is a good thing for your body and skin? Consider: One cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin provides more than 200% of your daily dose of Vitamin A. Pumpkin is also a solid source of fiber for weight loss; antioxidants, including beta-carotene for cancer prevention; amino acids for serotonin production; potassium for muscle function; and Vitamin C for immunity.