Learn about the exotic foods that smooth, strengthen and revitalize, and discover new ways to use everyday items to pamper your body.
Hawaii: Noni Juice for Youthful Skin
This pungent juice has powerful anti-aging properties to make you look and feel younger. Collected from noni fruit that is left to rot and ferment, the juice helps to lower inflammation and boost immunity. It’s now taken for medicinal purposes and is available as a supplement or juice in health food stores.
Australia: Macadamia Nut Oil to Moisturize Your Scalp
Macadamia nuts are high in palmitoleic acid, a naturally occurring fat found in your skin. When rubbed into the scalp, macadamia nut oil gives your scalp the moisture it needs. Available in health food stores.
Turkey: Purslane for Rejuvenated Skin
An Oz family favorite is purslane. Though it’s used in America to treat arthritis in horses, it’s a popular vegetable in Turkey! Purslane is loaded with vitamins A, C, E and Coenzyme Q10. This strong antioxidant cocktail helps to protect the skin against environmental damage. Try it the Oz-family way by mixing it with yogurt and garlic.