Did you know the addition of certain whole foods into your diet can help reduce signs of aging AND keep your skin clear?
Vegetables offer vital vitamins and minerals for healthy skin, as well as essential fiber to keep the digestive tract clear and healthy.
Fennel is one of our favorite aromatic veggies to balance your hormones and keep your skin glowing!
It’s packed with Vitamin C, which is essential for a glowing complexion. Vitamin C is also a powerful antioxidant, which is key for repairing and replenishing damaged skin.
Vitamin C is also key for producing collagen, which helps reverse the aging process by keeping skin firm and reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
Fennel offers about 7 grams of fiber per serving, which helps rid toxins and excess hormones from the body.
It’s been used for centuries for medicinal purposes to improve digestion and cure tummy troubles such as gas and bloating.
Roasted or Raw: How to use Fennel in Your Diet!
Fennel is a bulb shaped plant with a licorice-like flavor. It can be recognized by its’ white bulb with long green feathery tops that slightly resemble dill weed.
Fennel can be enjoyed roasted or raw, and its’ seeds can be used for spices. Fennel oil can be used orally and helps aide digestive and respiratory issues.
Chewing raw fennel will cause your body to secrete digestive enzymes to help break down your food. With better digestion, more powerful nutrients can be absorbed and you will begin to feel SO much better.
Fennel is a great addition to the diet for women with PCOS. Toss a few toasted seeds into your next meatloaf and let us know how it goes!