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Raspberry & Banana Smoothie

Recipe of the Day. We had to share this recipe. This recipe is so simple and yet so wholesome! According to Berry Health Benefits Network – http://berryhealth.fst.oregonstate.edu/health_healing/fact_sheets/red_raspberry_facts.htm “Red Raspberries contain strong antioxidants. They have vitamin C, quercetin and gallic acid that fight cancer, heart and circulatory and age-related changes.” – Yes! Berries are high in ellagic acid – a known chemopreventative. They have anti-inflammatory properties. In Japan they are using them as a weight loss supplement. In the beauty industry, because red raspberry oil is rich in Vitamin E, omega-3 fatty acid and has a sun protection factor (SPF) of 24-50″ – it a must-try. So yes…it’s food for your skin too! Try it! We love it, and hope that you will too!

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15 Nutrient- Rich foods with Health-giving Properties

15 Nutrient rich foods to try today! One of the missions of this magazine is to simplify your lives – giving you hints and tips on how to eat better – providing you with ideas for health-filled recipes, immune-pumping meals, healing foods, refreshing fruits, tonic-filled and detoxing juices, and comfort-enhancing snacks. Remember: Good health is achieved by eating a variety of nutritious foods every day and maintaining a balanced diet. SOME IDEAS FOR YOU: Legumes (Beans) & Pulses: Variations: Soybeans, lentils, chickpeas, mung beans, kidney, lima, black-eyed peas etc Packed with: B vitamins, various minerals, protein and fibre. Benefits: May reduce type 2 diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol. As a Meal:  Try in vegetarian dishes as stand-alone or added to stews and sauces.   Dark Leafy Greens: Variations:  kale, spinach, swiss chard Packed with: nutrients including folate, zinc, calcium, iron, magnesium, vitamin C and fibre, anti-inflammatory carotenoids Benefits: May curb…

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20 Quick Tips Be Good to Your Skin Inside & Out

20 QUICK SKINCARE TIPS – BE GOOD TO YOUR SKIN INSIDE & OUT  Caring for your skin is an inside out process. Below 20 quick and easy skincare tips you can try anytime! INTERNAL CARE Go Nuts on Nuts Studies show that nuts are good for you. Try the following: Brazil nuts:       Rich in selenium, increase skin elasticity and may decrease skin cancer. Walnuts:           Have omega-3 fatty acids—which lower inflammation and ease breakouts Macadamias:    Full of high quality oils and fatty acids that aid in skin repair and rejuvenation Eat Lean Protein Keep your skin cells rejuvenated, eat lean protein like fish, poultry, tofu, beans and lentils.   Eat Broccoli More than oranges – broccoli is loaded with 65% of your required daily vitamin C intake which cleans up the free radicals that cause wrinkles and sagging and aids wound-healing. Eat Watermelon This is a lycopene-rich food. Aim…

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Nutrient absorption & Your Skin

Inadequate nutrient absorption can affect your looks! What is nutrient absorption? Absorption is a process of taking up nutrients from food that has been eaten. This is mainly the duty of the gut – the intestine. When the body is lacking in the nutrients that it needs to function properly, it will begin to give preference to other organs with  neglect of the rest. The essential organs that take in nutrients are the heart, brain, liver, kidneys. The physical parts of our body that make us beautiful like the hair, nails and skin, if neglected start to look awful. So if you want to start looking externally good, all you need do is begin to make sure that your body is getting all the nutrients it needs. Eat the right foods There are a whole lot of foods that will boost your body nutrient intake levels. These include a variety…

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6-Skin moisturisers Straight from your Kitchen

6-All Natural Skin Moisturising Products straight from your kitchen   It is common knowledge that good nutrition is boon for good skin. In fact, many of the ingredients in the moisturisers  that we buy pre-packaged in shops are available right in your kitchen. Here is a list of 6 easy-to-use natural products to “love your skin’ with. Olive oil Olive oil has been used as a moisturiser for eons. Its antioxidant and natural acid base can help, to strengthen the skin; to create a natural barrier against the harmful effects of the sun. How to use it: After cleansing, add a few drops of olive oil to cotton pad and gently moisturise your face. Or alternatively, use as a moisturising bath oil – add a few drops to bath water – couple it with a few drops of an essential oil of your choice like lavender oil and enjoy a…

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Top 10 Benefits of Vitamin E

Top Benefits of Vitamin E What Is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is an important fat-soluble antioxidant compound that aids the body in neutralising the harmful after-effects of oxidation of fats. In other words, it is considered a powerful antioxidant and is a very important element in the overall maintenance of a healthy immune system.  When talking about skin and beauty we cannot overlook the benefits of vitamin e that can contribute to glowing, lovely skin. Vitamin E works inside & out Since we are holistically connected through spirit, mind and body, it is a prerequisite to give proper attention to what we consume internally. If we don’t get enough of vitamin E, we are more prone to infections, and weaknesses. Fortunately, vitamin E is found in many foods and one is unlikely to become deficient unless their nutrient absorption is compromised. Foods High in Vitamin E Vitamin E is a…

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Digestion & Your Skin Health

Good Digestion Can Do Wonders For Your Skin! The digestive system is a group of organs in your body. Its processes allow you to get rid of waste and absorb the nutrients you need for the healthy functioning of your body. Some external factors such as the intake of processed foods, chemicals in foods, antibiotics, and medications, can cause damage to your health and ultimately affect the skin. This means good digestion plays an important role in your skin health and skincare routine.   Skin Conditions & Digestion During my years of practice, I have discovered that that the skin has a great connection with the digestive system. Many people that suffer from skin problems especially facial conditions such as acne, eczema, psoriasis or rosacea, are often surprised to learn that these conditions may be linked to digestion. Dry and flaky skin may just be a sign that your body…

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How Juicing gave me freedom from migraines

HOW JUICING GAVE ME FREEDOM FROM MIGRAINES!! Unmanageable Migraines For many years I suffered unimaginable migraines. At my worst, I was having migraines 4-5 times a week.  I was under a doctor’s care, on daily prescription medicine to prevent them which wasn’t working. I was forced to practically live on heavy-duty migraine prescription drugs to keep them at bay.  I was miserable to say the least. I finally reached out to one of the Naturopathic Doctors who was part of our certification program faculty staff to see if he could help me.  Within 90 days, he essentially brought the migraines to a stop. How juicing opened the door to treatment The treatment was to heal my gut from damage caused over several decades by an overgrowth of Candida yeast which feeds off sugar.  I’ve written an entire Blog about that experience which you can read here – but here’s the critical point.  I…

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Try it – Orange & Spinach Smoothie

This is a healthy, tasty treat! Easy, with tons of fruits and veggies. 1 large orange (peeled and separated), ½ a large banana, 1 handful of mixed berries, 2 cups of spinach, 1/2 cup of Almond milk, 1 cup of ice into a blender. Blend for 20 Seconds. Enjoy! Loveyourskin Magazine will be taking you on a journey to discover more recipes and ideas to share and like on various platform. Join us on the journey!

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Spinach…royalty amongst leafy greens?

SPINACH – Royalty amongst Green Vegetables? It is widely agreed that eternal beauty emanates from internal care…what do I mean by that? Well, when all your internal organs are well-nourished and well-fed you tend to look better and feel better. Simply put – the right foods have cosmetic benefits. From glowing skin, to improved temperament and moods. Simply put… good food – does good…. One such food is spinach… The power of dark green leafy greens Spinach was, according to an article in American Medicine – far back in 1927 – hailed as the “king of all vegetables,” and was  “therapeutically” indicated in conditions as diverse as: “…anemia, blood depravity, heart disturbances, kidney disarrangements, dyspeptic conditions and piles”, and in other conditions such as “low vitality” and “marked general debility” Used in various cultures throughout history, from South East-Asian, Mediterranean to Middle Eastern – this leafy green vegetable contains a…

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Juice to boost your immune system

Juice to boost Your immune system Fresh juices can really save the day especially during the festive season when systems are under pressure. If you already juice on a regular basis, chances are your system is protected and you won’t even get sick. Why? Because we “catch” those pesky bacteria and viruses when our natural defences. are weak. Over-burdened System When our immune system is overburdened with all those inflammatory ingredients that just about every tasty bit of food is laden with these – especially during festive times when everything from eggnog to the cookies to the creamed vegetables and bread stuffing in the turkey, our bodies become worn out trying to digest, process and eliminate these foods that tax the liver, the kidneys, the pancreas, the lymphatic system – basically every organ that works so hard to keep us healthy and energised. Now, if you have been juicing regularly…

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Avocado – the many wonders of avocado

  What is it? The Avocado is native to Mexico and Central America. It is a tree, a flowering plant known as Persea Americana or the alligator pear. There are dozens of varieties of avocados, including the Hass, Fuerto, Zutano and Bacon varieties. The Hass variety is the most popular type of avocado in the United States. An average California Hass avocado weighs about 6 ounces (170 grams) with a pebbled, dark green or black skin. Its Characteristics. It is pear shaped and comes in many colours from black to green shades. The Hass avocado has an alligator shape and skin. The avocado has edible yellow-green flesh with the skin and seed discarded. It is a popular super-food amongst the health-conscious people. It is a unique and nutritious fruit and has many culinary purposes – it gives good texture to  smoothies, is used in salads and most famous in the…

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Juicing for better health

  TIPS TO STAY HEALTHY THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS WHILE MAKING MERRY! By Kathleen M. Marinell 12-21-2017 The holidays are filled with special delights that are just too good to pass up. Who can resist Mom’s fudge and divinity or Auntie’s holiday cookies? And can you really say no to eggnog or miss out on trying the new “seasonal” beer? How about the company parties, the potluck dinners at church, the family feasts or traditions like Christmas Eve tamales and the New Year’s Day black-eyed peas and ham soup that you just cannot avoid eating? Is there any time of the year when there is more food and beverage available at every turn? Well, that’s the spirit of the holidays – eat, drink and be merry! And, hopefully, in the warmth and companionship of your family and friends. It is a wonderful time and it only happens once a year, so…

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