10 BEAUTIFYING SPICES, NUTS & SEEDS
These "10 beautifying spices, nuts & seeds" will positively affect your health, support your immune system as well as increase your overall nutrition status & glow.
Easily incorporated into your daily routine there are no excuses for not starting munching away on these simple ingredients for their overall health and beauty benefits.
A nutrition giant containing healthy vitamins & minerals that will support a healthy and glowing complexion. Extremely rich in the beauty mineral copper along with calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc that will also help you maintain the body´s hydration levels making your skin look more supple and taut. Vitamin E will help maintain the skin´s elasticity making your skin look firmer and smoother.
Turmeric (or curcuma)
A spice known for its bright yellow color has been known and used for thousands of years in alternative medicine. Only in recent years has it been used with beneficial outcomes in mainstream medicine. Known to be detoxifying, highly anti-inflammatory and to fight oxidative stress which makes it a powerful agent in skin health. Its´ regenerative and healing properties show that wounds heal faster, especially with topical application.
Use it fresh for teas, tonics, smoothies & juices or powdered (in capsules) for regular intake.
Commonly known and widely used for it´s gastronomical effects it also helps build up a strong immune system. A study published in 2013 in the Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research shows the potent anti-inflammatory effects of garlic extract counteracting the oxidative stress caused by a high-fructose diet. Consuming large amounts of sugar can cause inflammation and oxidative stress, break down collagen in the skin causing sagging and premature aging of the skin.
Chili (and cayenne pepper)
Extremely rich in Vitamin C that supports collagen production in the skin it also contains the active component capsaicin, a chemical that can stimulate heat and has been shown to increase blood flow, giving you a healthy glow.
An American study published in 2013 in the Journal of Dietary Supplements showed how a combination of green tea and powdered Capsicum reduced oxidative stress by more than 50% compared with 15% by the