Loco for Coco
As it turns out, when it comes to beauty, dark chocolate is one sweet you can indulge in. “This sweet treat contains high levels of cocoa flavanols—these are plant compounds with antioxidant properties, and they have been associated with softer, more hydrated skin,” says Drayer.
Whether you’re after a more radiant complexion or healthier hair and nails, these kitchen staples will do more than please the palate. Incorporate some of the above into your weeknight menu and you’ll be well on your way to beautiful, inside and out.