Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month

Plastic Surgeon & Medical Spa Serving Norman, Edmond, Oklahoma City & Nearby Central Oklahoma

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Posted: June 4, 2021
Healthy Eating for Healthy Skin

June is Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month. What does this have to do with your appearance? More than you might suspect.

A diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables is, of course, one that can help you maintain results from procedures like liposuction, tummy tuck, and male breast reduction. Particularly when combined with other healthy eating habits and plenty of exercise, eating a variety of fresh produce can help you maintain optimal health, a steady weight, and a more toned physique.

But did you know consuming fresh fruits and vegetables can also help improve the appearance of your skin?

Antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables offer several benefits for the skin, from helping to prevent premature aging to staving off acne. And while all fruits and vegetables are good, some of the best options for skin care include:

  • Berries, including blueberries, blackberries, and gooseberries
  • Yellow fruits and vegetables including squash, bell peppers, and apricots
  • Orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots and cantaloupe
  • Red fruits and vegetables including strawberries, raspberries, and tomatoes
  • Dark, leafy greens like spinach, collard greens, turnip greens, and romaine lettuce
  • Legumes such as beans, peas, and lentils

Farmers’ markets abound in and around Oklahoma City, giving you several opportunities to not only eat fresh foods but to support local family farms. Consider visiting one or more weekly to get the freshest produce and the most benefit for yourself and your community.

Professional Skin Care

A healthy diet is foundational for healthy skin, but alone, it may not be enough to fully prevent cosmetic issues from arising. At Genesis Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, we offer a comprehensive range of clean, safe, and effective skincare products that can work in conjunction with a healthy diet for a radiant appearance.

Working with you individually, we can help customize your skin care routine for optimal results – and complement your at-home care with non-surgical rejuvenation treatments designed to address those issues that prove to be unvoidable as needed.

Are you ready to learn more? Call our Edmond office at 405-340-9949 or our Norman office at 405-310-6767 to schedule your consultation today. We maintain two offices in the Oklahoma City area to better serve men and women living throughout.