Our skin replaces itself every 35 days, Our body uses the foods we eat to create the new skin cells. What we don’t realize is that we are completely in charge of the way we build our skin from the inside out. its not easy to replace those “quick and easy fatty baddy” foods but if you look hard enough, the healthier alternatives are just around the corner, and guess what they’re good AF.

French Fries

These yummy little devils contain massive amounts of Trans and Saturated Fats. These terrible fats are one of the biggest contributors to skin inflammation, clogged pores and increased oil production.

Try this instead:

 

Coconut Oil Oven Roasted Crispy Potato Slices

This Healthy and YUMMY recipe was created by Sandra and Kim, from Ontario, Canada.

We’ve tried it and immediately fell in love with the crispiness.

Find the recipe here: https://saltsole.com/blogs/eat-healthy/89164481-coconut-oil-oven-roasted-crispy-potato-slices

Ice Cream

Life got you stressin’? Going through a break up? Better think twice before binging on that Ben & Jerrys. Ice cream hits our skin with double the trouble. The dairy component of ice cream causes our testosterone level to skyrocket which stimulates our oil glands and clogs our pores. Sugar, on the other hand, damages our collagen and elastin. Sugar may also aggravate various skin conditions such as rosacea, eczema, etc...

Swap it for:

This delicious trend deserves all the hype. This bowl of goodness will not only satisfy your cravings but will hit you with a dose of stress-relieving antioxidants. So the next time things don’t go your way, don’t binge – just Rock n’ Bowl.

Check there top 3 Acai bowls from Clean Eating - https://www.cleaneatingmag.com/recipes/guest-blog-3-must-try-acai-bowl-recipes

Brownies

Whether you like ‘em chewy, cakey or gooey, brownies are a big NO NO for your skin. Yes, you can make them healthier by substituting ingredients with Bananas, Avocados (WHAT..?) or even Zucchini (ARE YOU KIDDING ME?) its still not good enough to be our go-to afternoon snack.

 But this is…

 Healthy Dark Chocolate Coconut Bites

Too tasty to be healthy? Usually that’s the case. But these bite-size-make-you-want-to-quit-your-job-and-make-them delights are everything you need to satisfy your inner cravings.

Fun fact: if you get the chocolate sauce all over your face, no worries! The coconut oil its based on is actually pretty good for your skin, so feel free to get down and dirty.

Here’s a link: http://www.theharvestkitchen.com/healthy-dark-chocolate-coconut-bites/