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Food for  beauty and health

During the winter we tend to frown. To restore luster to your skin and hair, there are many tips and recipes from grandmothers like applying cucumber slices or egg yolks. But what will guarantee you the best result, it is not what you paint on your body but what you eat.

It is not always easy to find the right intake of fatty acids and vitamins, the body cannot synthesize all, so supplementation may prove to be an excellent alternative to give your body a certified amount of fatty acids and vitamins that have undergone filtering essential to the well-being and body beauty. Food supplements are easily available online on specialized sites such as and are an interesting assistance but should not replace a healthy and balanced diet. And a healthy diet is primarily a right amount of vitamins and fatty acids, the most essential are:

- Biotin (Vitamin B8) which stimulates and strengthens the hair growth (live yeast of beer, eggs and whole grains).

- The essential minerals like zinc (oysters, meat, fish), manganese, iron, silica (present among others in onions and copper).

- 50% of fruits and vegetables for vitamins and minerals essential to the integrity of our body cells.

- The antioxidant substances such as vitamin C (orange, grapefruit, lemon ...), vitamin E (vegetable oils and nuts) and beta carotene (carrots, peppers, tomatoes, apricots ...), but also lycopene, selenium ( meat and crustaceans and many others) ...

- Omega-3 whose deficiency causes dryness and premature aging of tissues. Omega 3 fatty acids found in fatty fish living in cold waters such as anchovies, herring, mackerel, sardines, salmon and trout.

- Important as well iron intake whose deficiency makes us frown (Melhoukia powder, seaweed, oysters, dried vegetables, cocoa and aromatic herbs like mint, parsley, rosemary ...).

A balanced and varied diet with a fair dose of vitamin and essential fatty acids is the best way to stay healthy and beautiful at the same time. "Let food be your first medicine," said Hippocrates, father of medicine.

Marine Georges

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