24th March, 2014 - Posted by Victoria Girard - No Comments
Wish your skin would return to its softness of your younger years? There really is something so pure about skin that’s as soft as a baby’s lusciously plump cheeks. Have you ever noticed that when you’re around a very young child or baby you just can’t resist touching their incredibly soft skin? Well, here’s the thing; adding walnuts to your diet may just bring back some of that touchable childlike softness.
Walnuts are jam packed with omega 3 fatty acids which just happen to be fantastic beauty fats. In fact they contain more of these nourishing fatty acids than other nut out there, now that’s something to brag about!
Omegas 3’s keep the cellular membranes flexible, fluid, and strong helping to keep your cells healthy and plump which is definitely a benefit for your complexion. They also play an instrumental role in escorting precious nutrients and moisturizing properties into the cell. As it helps bring in vital nutrients it also helps eliminate waste from the cells, talk about multi-tasking!
Walnuts can also boast to being rich in vitamin E, protein, fiber, vitamin B, magnesium, calcium, and potassium. This amazing combination of nutrients protects the skin cells from harsh environmental factors, nourishes, and staves off dryness from the inside.
Manganese and copper, two important minerals, are also prevalent in these scrumptious nuts giving you even more reason to scoop up a handful. These minerals, not only work with, but are vital to powerful enzymes that neutralize free radicals preventing them from destroying your cells and aging your skin.
And the list only continues! Within the deep nooks and crannies of this super nut lives L-arginine, an amino acid that has been shown to aid in healing and repairing damaged collagen. Stronger and healthier collagen helps with the integrity of your skin and not only helps your skin feel softer but also helps with lines and wrinkles.
Walnuts make a great snack or can be used a wide variety of dishes adding a delicious flavor along with their skin softening abilities. Scoop up a handful or toss them in your salad and there you have just infused your body with amazing anti-aging star properties. So, the next time you just happen to be strolling by the bulk food section in your super market, stock up on these lusciously rich nuts and feed your skin what it needs to be baby soft.