HARPER TWINS [NUTRITION + BEAUTY + LIFESTYLE] BLOG
GLOWING-SKIN NUTRITION ~ IT STARTS INSIDE
March 12, 2020
BEAUTIFUL SKIN starts from within
...That beautiful, highly-desired
WHAT WE EAT
Our skin is our body's largest organ.
nourishing the skin from the inside out
all the difference
in the way your skin
BEAUTY TIP FROM THE INSIDE-OUT
to get your
. It is
as it provides
and aids in
your body. We recommend 35 grams of fiber
. Focus on fruits/vegetables, and include some whole grains.
OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS
: These essential fatty acids aid in making
. We recommend eating 200 mg of DHA a day ~ example: that's equivalent to two servings of salmon a week or you can supplement with salmon oil capsules. We also suggest walnuts, ground flax, cauliflower, avocados, & Brussels sprouts.
, it is involved in the formation of
(a protein that binds cells and tissues together) which helps keep your
fine lines/wrinkles. Include many Vitamin C-rich foods daily: oranges, grapefruit, kiwis, strawberries, red bell peppers, pomegranate, and broccoli.
A very important nutrient in maintaining the
of your skin and improving your
. So, enjoy
fruits and vegetables - do not remove the
, as this
is found in the strings and peels of plant-based foods.
, and fluids are also required for
. We recommend a total daily fluid intake from water, other beverages and food (ie raw fruits and vegetables) for average, healthy adults: males ~15 cups, females ~ 11 cups. Black, green, and white teas are an impressive storehouse of
. AIM FOR 4 CUPS TEA (TRY IT
THE CREAM AND SUGAR) DAILY (these will count towards your recommended daily total for hydration).
This essential vitamin is not only
for healthy hair, it is also super important for
dry skin and nails. We suggest enjoying avocado daily. Eggs are also a good source.
that helps slow down
from free radicals. found in high-carotenoid fruit such as tomatoes, so be sure to include daily.
and incredible carotenoid
, which means fewer
. Yet another reason to enjoy salmon (wild preferred) as well as red trout, shrimp, crab and lobster.
that have suffered free radical damage. Protein breaks down into amino acids, the
of cells. Amino acids help to
Be sure to include lean proteins in your daily intake to
BUILD BETTER SKIN
~ we suggest eggs, chicken (skinless), fish, nuts and seeds, legumes, beans, etc.
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