Eating Fruits and Vegetables for Skin and Beauty - Fruits and vegetables: one of the most widely available sources of energy on this planet. These sources, when consumed appropriately can be of immense help in enhancing an individual?s beauty. The raw food diet is most certainly about beauty: the beauty of nature, the beauty of health, and the beauty of body, mind and soul. When choosing what to eat, go for foods that most closely resemble foods found in the wild. These foods will contain more minerals and stronger life energy. Many fruits and vegetables today are hybrids and have been genetically modified to be low in nutrition and high in sugar. Raw vegetables themselves can be a treasure trove of toxins. What makes someone beautiful on the outside is often reflective of what they put in the inside. Some fruits which help in enhancing beauty are: 1.Fresh summer fruits such as peaches, plums and nectarines are proven to be sources of antioxidants and other phytonutrients. Research shows that antioxidants can protect skin from damaging UV rays, and antioxidants are more effective when more than one is present at the same time, as in California peaches, plums and nectarines. 2.Researchers at the University of California , Davis have found that California peaches, plums and nectarines are good sources of two groups of phytonutrients, the carotenoids and the polyphenols, both powerful antioxidants that may hold the secret to long life and vitality. 3."Fresh peaches, plums and nectarines can help you do this, because they are lower on the glycemic index than most fruits and juices." 4.As a dessert: In bowl, combine first 6 ingredients and place large dollop in center of 6 dessert plates, reserving about 3/4 cup. 5.Arrange plum slices face down between peach slices, standing up so that the skin of the plum faces upward to create color contrast. 6.Sprinkle coconut over each dish, extending beyond the fruit pieces onto the plate.