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Anyone actually seen a "healthy glow" on children's faces ?

(4 Posts)
recall Tue 26-Jul-16 16:08:46

I recently re organised our diet, started shopping on line, and reducing the processed junk the children eat dramatically. I now buy 3 times more fresh fruit and veg. They have adapted quickly and snack on fruit quite happily, only eating crap when they visit grandparents or parties.

I have noticed that their skin does have a sheen to it now, and also have noticed it on my husband. I even asked them if they'd been putting cream on or something. Has anyone else ever seen this ? ( or is it in my imagination )

LaurieFairyCake Tue 26-Jul-16 16:23:39

Sure, on everyone. The closer I eat to natural food with fuck tons of veg and fruit the better I look.

I look like a zombie the day after a bottle of wine - grey, pasty, sweaty face. Blocked pores, wrinkly, dehydrated. Like a zombie basically.

wizzywig Tue 26-Jul-16 16:28:12

Ive really cut down on carbs n sugar (was going to write cut out carbs n sugar but that would be an utter lie). Anyways, my skin isnt as puffy. I actually look pretty good

Gileswithachainsaw Tue 26-Jul-16 16:31:45

Not on dd1. She always looks like ghost complete with black eyes.hmm

But she does look worse if she hasn't eaten properly.

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