Face-Friendly Food #4
Blueberries are the super-food for your skin because they are so rich in antioxidants. The blueberry bush is predominant to North America, and is one of the few fruits native to our country. Native Americans told tales about the blueberry saying the blossom end of the berry creates a five-pointed star and how “The Great Spirit” delivered these “Star Berries” to help feed children during a time of famine…
Here are the benefits of blueberries for your skin:
- Vitamins in blueberries help normalize the oil levels of your skin
- Anthocyanins (which give the berry its blue color) help fight cell damage
- Vitamin C helps with the formation of skin cells (wound healing)
- Toss in a handful of blueberries to your morning cereal, yogurt, or just on their own! They are a good snack because they are bite-size and refreshing!