Friday, June 25, 2010

Fruits are a powerful combination of nutrients and fiber.

The best way to maximize the health benefits of fruit is to eat a diversity of fruits in a variety of colors since each fruit has its own unique nutritional advantages.

Fruits contain essential vitamins and minerals that are good for your body and whatever is good for your body is definitely good for your skin, too! So, why not take advantage of what nature has so unselfishly provided us all along? Here is a partial list of these amazing fruits and what they can do for your skin.


The anti-ageing miracle fruit !

This fruit has proven essential in the control of premature ageing.

It helps digestion and by aiding digestion it helps our body retain all the right nutrients.

Poor digestion leaves the body dehydrated and also in loss of precious nutrients.

For those with digestion issues anti-ageing fight is a lost battle.

Thus for people with digestion issues regular use of fruit papaya is the turning point in the climb back to good digestion, vitality and good health.

This topped with proper functioning immune system perfect recipe for preserving nutrients and staying young.


Grapefruit isn't just a tangy citrus served best with breakfast.

More than a pucker-provoking fruit, the grapefruit is a hybrid between a large sour citrus fruit called the shaddock and the sweet orange, serves several specific purposes (the seeds, skin, pulp, juice and all) like banishing the blues, ridding acne, "erasing" years off your appearance, and fighting infections.

Deeply embedded in the outer peel of the fruit lies the grapefruit’s essential oil glands. Cheerful, invigorating, energetic and even slightly euphoric, grapefruit essential oil can help banish the blues. Extracting yourself is tough. So instead, buy a bottle of organic grapefruit essential oil, dab a few drops onto your pulse points (and maybe even one under nose), take a deep breath and a long calming exhale.


Peach fruit for moisturizing.
Peach fruit is a natural emollient and therefore most of the skin care products use peach puree or peels. Research shows that peach not only softens the skin, but is also responsible for hydrating the skin along with imparting the skin a rich glow. Therefore, the antioxidant and mineral-rich peach is used for topical treatments of problem skin.


The food you eat to keep doctors away.
They are packed full of antioxidants to prevent you from free radicals, it contains vitamin C for healthy skin and gums, you know what they say? One apple provides a quarter of your daily requirement of vitamin C.

It helps lower blood cholesterol levels and keeps the digestive system healthy.

Apples, particularly the skin and outer flesh, are rich in polyphones, powerful antioxidants that help prevent plaque buildup. They also contain sugar, tannin, organic acids and pectin.


Banana came from South India; it is one of the most ancient fruits on the Earth.

Banana pulp contains 75% of water, 15-25% of natural sugars (sucrose, fructose and glucose), starch, protein, fiber, and 0,3-0,6% of essential oils, malic acid, enzymes, pectin substances, potassium and magnesium salts, ascorbic acid, vitamins B2, B6, B12, PP, E and provitamin A.

Banana is an ideal regenerating means. Fruit pulp is very nutritious and is capable to remove dry skin and return its smoothness in a short space of time.


Grapes are healthy and tasty little treats that come in many different colours.

Nutritionally, grapes are power packed: a source of vitamin B6, thiamin, vitamin C, potassium, and antioxidants.

Resveratrol, found in grape skins, is a potent antioxidant that provides more effective protection against free radical damage than vitamins C and E.

It is also a potent cancer fighter and protector against heart disease.


The extract made from pineapples (Ananas comosus) has a variety of positive effects on the skin and promotes skin elasticity while removing dead damaged skin, while improving hydration and moisture and promoting a more elastic and clear looking skin.

Pineapple fruit has some active principles with important effect on skin - sugars and a-hydroxy-acids(AHA) as well as enzymes.

These active principles are responsible for its moisturizing and anti-ageing action, and also have an antifungal and purifying effect on the skin.


Strawberries can be used for conditioning and toning the skin.

They are rich in salicylic acid, an ingredient found in many commercial acne creams and thus are the best treatment for acne-prone skin.

Strawberries help to tone the skin, lighten any pigmentation problems and keeps the skin smooth and supple.

Eating fresh strawberries will also help whiten your teeth and keep your breath fresh. Just rub the strawberry over your teeth and try to leave the juice on your teeth for as long as you can. The juice helps to loosen plague. Your teeth will be visibly whiter after that.


Mango is a beautiful evergreen tree, originally from Burma and eastern regions of India.

The pulp of mango is rich in carotene and B-group vitamins.

Mango seeds are rich in oil with high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Using mango in skin care provides a nutritious and regenerative effect, relieves peeling and irritations, heals chaps and protects the skin from the adverse effect of the environment.

Mango increases elasticity of hair, smoothes the structure of damaged areas and strengthens the hair roots.


Kiwi is the most abundant containing vitamin C fruit, can be said to be “king of fruits”, the nutritional contained in the kiwi in common is the richest, most comprehensive, So usually eat kiwi, can unwittingly played the role of whitening. (Vitamin C can reduce melanoma skin calm, remove the skin and diminish the black spot and freckles, accelerate the reduction of white skin). Especially for women, the kiwi is a “beauty St. fruit”, it has remove melanoma, exclude toxin, beauty, anti-aging, and so on, is also a good help women lose weight. Moreover, the effect of kiwi external beauty is also good. Washed face, with the Kiwi apply over face and massage, to improve large pores are significant results.