Remember, when talking about raw food and your skin, we are talking about the largest organ in your body. Your skin provides a protective covering for the other organs of the body, and it changes to regulate your internal body temperature. The way your skin looks is a good indication of your health and well-being.
Many people spend a lot of money trying to make their skin look good. They use topical products on top of their skin, hoping to correct a variety of problems. But if we spent the same time and energy on improving our diets and included more raw and whole living foods, we would see an definite change in the look and quality of our skin.
The essential vitamins and amino acids your skin needs automatically increase when we eat more raw whole foods. You are adding moisture naturally because raw foods have a much higher moisture content than cooked foods. Cooking takes out so much essential moisture, it’s only natural for our skin to show the dryness.
Many foods can be used topically to help the skin as well and one of the most versatile is coconut oil.
Because your skin is a mirror of what’s going on in your body, when it is supplied the proper nutrition it functions better, and your skin shows it. When you get your moisture from fruits, leafy greens, and vegetables, you start to hear phrases like “inner beauty” and “inner glow” applied to you. Your skin is is one of the first things that people notice about you, and a beautiful complexion makes the best first impression.
When you start eating a raw whole food diet, things change naturally. You look and feel better, and people will notice it. You will have much more energy for your work and this kind of energy keeps getting better. Start adding more raw fruits and vegetables today and see if you don’t see a difference almost immediately. When your body gets the proper nutrition with a raw vegan diet your skin will naturally look it’s best.