Carrots and other orange vegetables high in beta-carotene can give the skin a healthy glow over time. According to the May ’12 Prevention, the skin eventually builds up a healthy, darker tint—no sun needed.
Water can aid in your weight-loss efforts—and not just by flushing away toxins from your body. According to the May ’12 Bottom Line Health, “People who are trying to lose weight can lose 44 percent more in 12 weeks just by drinking a glass of water before meals.”
Resveratrol, found in red wine and peanuts, appears to make carbohydrate metabolism more efficient. So, according to the November/December ’10 Well Being Journal, it can help you lose weight by “supporting healthy blood sugar levels.”
Coenzyme Q10 is a fat-soluble compound that has been shown to help the body cope with environmental toxins and improve the function of the mitochondria, the energy structures of the cells where fat is burned.