In many areas of our life, we realize that it takes the proper ingredients in the proper proportions to achieve success. Everyone who has ever tried making a cake from scratch knows that if you deviate very far from a cake recipe, you won’t end up with a cake. The same is true for our bodies if we deprive it of certain elements we can see it and feel it. Our bodies are pretty forgiving of neglect. However, if you hope to attain the maximum efficiency, not to mention looking and feeling your best, you must give your body the ingredients it requires.

Water: 8 Glass Minimum, Not Maximum

Next to air the most necessary ingredient for life is water. Some water can come from the food we eat but it is important to note that the more salt consumed the more water the body needs. In addition, when it is hot and we lose a lot through perspiration more water is required.

Food: Navigate through Junk Food, Fast Food, and the Right Food

There is a lot of science for the right diet for the right body. One mantra that we recommend abiding by is this: if the food has an expiration date, it’s good for you; if the food can’t expire, it’s bad for you. Always choose fresh, wholesome ingredients when you can. Not only are fruits, vegetables, and whole grains better for your heart, but you’ll also see the difference in your skin and overall appearance. When it comes to nutrition, stick the basics: fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. The more power food you take in, the better you’ll look and feel. Here are some of our favorite power foods that are good for your skin and metabolism:

  • Almonds
  • Apples
  • Beans
  • Berries
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Chicken Breast
  • Coffee
  • Eggs
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Green Tea
  • Natural Yogurt
  • Peanut Butter
  • Rolled Oats
  • Salmon
  • Spinach
  • Lean Red Meat
  • Turkey

To learn more about the right foods for the right body and skin, contact Ponte Vedra Plastic Surgery today. We’ll be happy to meet with you personally to address any issues you have and find the right services

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