Eating your way to Beautiful Hair, Skin, and Nails – The Farm Picked WayAlysson Toscana
Hello everyone !!
I’m going to share a secret I found out researching pop-stars who look great with velvety skin, hair and beautiful nails! The secret is a combination of 10 Fruits and Vegetables that are loaded with vitamins and nutrients that will keep your Hair, Nails & Skin looking great. It is also consider by many who adopt it a healthy way of losing weight by eating.
These combination of 10 Fruits and Veggies are something else. It is the one of the best foods for Healthy Skin, Hair & Nails that you should always keep on hand – or as we say at Farm Picked, #HaveItHandy!
Many of us, didn’t know that strawberries could be closely associated with benefits for hair. Strawberries have a high concentration of an acid called ellagic acid, which mainly protects hair from thinning and falling. Together with vitamins B5 and B6 prevent hair loss. Other impressive atribute from strawberries are a good inhibit of fungal growth on the scalp and dandruff thanks to a combination of manganese, copper and dicarboxylic acids. Pretty impressive right?
Here is a great veggie which helps us nourish our scalp and hair ensuring healthy hair growth. Rich in vitamins such as A, B, (B1, B2, B6), C, E and K, manganese, zinc, iron and omega-3 fatty acids this powerful green leaf, can make miracles from inside out of our body. It is also considered a Superfood thanks to its wide range of properties and translated into benefits to our body.
Have you noticed that the texture of Avocados are creamy ? So, that is reflection of the monounsaturated fats, which are very beneficial for the health of your skin and many other things. The vitamin E present in Avoc
ados, protects you from photo-aging from sun exposure and associated with vitamin C (see Orange below) boosts the creation of elastin and collagen. Helping the good moisture levels in the epidermal layer of your skin looking soft, elastic, firm and healthy. Isn’t it amazing?
Great source of antioxidants, which maintains balance of enzyme reactions within cells helping our body absorb better nutrients. Vitamin A is one of the antioxidants presence in every leaf of arugula. The flavonoid components have been proven to to protect skin, lung and some oral cancers. So, why not include this in your diet?
Rich in Beta-Carotene, carrots are very well acknowledged as an excellent source of antioxidants and vitamin A, C, K, folate and pantothenic acid. The high concentration of these vitamins and minerals in carrots, helps the process of keratinization of skin from inside out, so you make the benefits for the long term.
Considered by many as the “new beef”, “queen of greens” or “nutritional powerhouse” kale it is considered as a Super Food. Meaning that it’s good for almost everything. We could talk make pages and pages of benefits of kale, but we are going to keep keep Kale as a very important player for the body’s detoxification process. Believe me if you introduce Kale in your diet, your Hair, Nail
and skin will thank youforever because you’re going to look younger, healthier and well protected inside out. From a probiotic perspective to Oxygen booster and cleanser your preparing your body to receive the best Mother Nature has to offer with Kale.
Sometimes people ask, what does a “harmless”, “naive”, “untasteful” lettuce can do for me ? Scientific studies presented that there are high concentrations antioxidants unfolding radical-savaging atributes on lettuce. Antioxidants work as hurdles to free-radicals produced during the metabolism process. So like his close “friend” Kale, it helps our body absorb better the nutrients we intake. We can find calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, zinc associated with other vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6, C, A, E and K. So very broad and should not scape from your produce list.
This fruit should definitely be in your list if specially if you’re pregnant. Doctors recommend Mangoes as a good source of iron. They are one of the best sources of quercitin, betacarotene and astragalin. Associated with excellent amounts of vitamin A and Vitamin C helps our body to produce collagen proteins inside the body, which are beneficial for you and for your baby. Giving blood vessels andconnective tissues natural and healthy atributes to our body.
Known as a primarily source of Vitamin C, oranges have much more than that. It contains a range of more than 170 different kinds of phytochemicals found only in Citrus fruits (oranges, limes, lemon) lowering chances of inflammation of the cells, which includes Hair, Nails and Skin. Having lower levels of vitamin C, makes us more vulnerable for illness as compromise our imune system. If you have it in high levels your body will be functioning well and balanced.
Here is a great allied for those worried about Acne. Papaya has a powerful enzyme called papain, which breaks down protein chains found on muscle meat. It was known and used for thousands of yearsto tenderize meat. As our HNS (Skin, Nails and Hair) predominantly are composed by protein, it is highly associated with a smooth and velvet look of a healthy skin and hair. Also rich in antioxidants, flavonoids, vitamin C, B, Folate, pantothenic Acid, introducing papaya into your diet, will make feel light as it helps your digestive system works well balanced.
Last, but not least…. WATER !!
Guess what makes all these great nutrients flow and reach every single part of your body? WATER! Drinking plenty of water you will hydrate yourself from inside out and your Hair, Nails and Skin will appreciate it very much!!
Remember our Slogan – #HaveItHandy and make sure that all of that delicious and healthy produce are always on hand. So, every time you crave to something to eat, you will #HaveItHandy. If we have something healthy handy, guess what? We will be nourishing our body with the best Mother Nature has to offer. The big changes in look, glow, softness of your HNS (Hair, Nails and Skin) doesn’t come from day to night. Give yourself time… at least 3 months. You will have built better health and better looking to enjoy life!! Start with a Beauty Box from Farm Picked For You – It takes the guess work out of what is great for your beauty and you will always have Fresh, Organic, Farm Picked Goodness on hand.
#HaveItHandy and have a great healthy week!