Slip the ingredients into the basket
For vegetables, choose cucumbers, spinach, artichokes, fennel, lamb’s lettuce and lettuce, onions, tomatoes, eggplant, mushrooms, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, celery, kale (and avocado in moderation). Recommended fruits are apricots, papaya and all citrus fruits including mango, pomelo, kiwi, pineapple, all red fruits (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, currants, blackberries), dried fruits (walnuts, hazelnuts, almonds), guavas, guavas.
Finally, herbs should not be forgotten. Chives, mint, coriander, parsley, thyme, ginger, tarragon are most recommended. Garlic, coconut and cocoa powder also add to the list. Borage and evening primrose oil, which are very nourishing for the skin, can also be added to the juice at the rate of a teaspoon.
To start your homemade drink, the easiest way is to choose two products from the list above and an aromatic herb according to your taste and season. Here are some recipe ideas recommended by nutritionist and clinical psychologist, Sandra Erickson, in her book “My Bible of Health and Wellbeing Juice” published by Leduc Editions:
- Juice: 1 handful of lamb’s lettuce, 1 papaya, 1 apple with skin, 3 broccoli florets, 1 cm ginger, 8 hazelnuts.
- Juice: 1 300 g pineapple chunks, 1/4 fennel bulb, 1 chard leaf, 1 cm yellow pepper, 4 coriander leaves
- Smoothie: 1 slice of watermelon, 1 tomato, 20 cl pink pomelo juice, 1 tablespoon mint leaves, 1 teaspoon grapeseed oil.
- Smoothie: 1 glass blackcurrant/blueberry mix, 1/2 avocado, 1 teaspoon defatted cocoa, 1 vanilla pod, 15 cl almond milk.
Enemies of skin
Finally, be aware that sun, cigarettes, excess alcohol, saturated fat, caffeine and stress cause wrinkles on our skin. on the contrary, Our skin prefers a Mediterranean-type diet based on fruits and vegetables, olive oil, fatty fish, seafood, legumes and poultry.. Not to mention flat water all day.
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