Foods for cooking and skin care


Bananas are especially appreciated for their high potassium content, which is necessary for cardiovascular health. In addition, they can help combat depression and induce sleep, thanks to tryptophan. Athletes consume bananas as a quick source of energy before training. It is best eaten as is. But they can also be sliced and added to porridge, frozen and added to ice cream in the summer, fried banana fritters, or baked into the popular banana nut sandwich. If you have extra bananas, you can apply them to your skin. Thanks to its antioxidants, it reduces the signs of aging and leaves the skin brighter and fresher. How to make such a mask? It\’s easy. Mash 1/2 a banana and mix it with 2 tablespoons of cottage cheese, 1 egg yolk, and a spoonful of cream. Apply to clean, dry skin and leave on for 20 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water.



Salad cucumbers have a refreshing taste and can be used in salads or in homemade lemonade in summer. In Greece, the popular appetizer tzatziki is well known. It is made with grated cucumber, Greek yogurt, dill, garlic, olive oil, pepper, salt, and lemon juice. Cucumbers are not only delicious, but also healthy. Cucumbers contain fiber, which improves digestion. It also contains vitamin K, which is important for bones and helps lower cholesterol. They also contain little fat and minimal calories, making them a good choice for weight loss diets. When slicing, leave a few slices of rings as well, and use those for skin. The easiest way to do this is to apply thin slices of cucumber to the skin and let it sit for at least 20 minutes. However, you can also make a mask by mixing cucumber, Greek yogurt, and honey. The addition of yogurt increases the skin\’s ability to retain moisture. Also, if you want to use a natural scrub, simply mix cucumber with oatmeal.


Other foods that can be used in the kitchen and skin care are.