Jacqueline Arias is an advocate for fair-trading and natural and organic producers. She is the founder of Republica Organic, an organic local coffee. Republica delivers wonderful flavours, aromas, delicious tastes and exceptional quality whilst never compromising on their ethical stance. “Sometimes coffee pops up in health discussions and people can be confused about whether or not coffee is a good thing. Is coffee good for you? Bad for you? Is it the caffeine? Does quantity matter?
Alyce Cimino is a Naturopath (BHs Naturopathy) and owner of Ahara Health – Naturopathic + wholefood collective on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Alyce has a passion for wholefood cooking and using food to nourish the body and mind. When Alyce isn’t in the kitchen or at the farmers market you can find her at the beach enjoying the ocean and sunshine. Discover here her article about ‘skin loving food’. “There is nothing more beautiful than the confidence that healthy glowing skin brings. As a Naturopath, I believe that healthy gorgeous skin comes from within. Our skin tells the story of our overall health; if our hormones are happy, if our liver is clearing toxins effectively or if needs a little more support, or perhaps that we need the support of a specific nutrient.
You my friend, deserve glowing skin. Fullstop. The most savvy decision you can make towards achieving it, is to fuel your skin both from the inside and the outside. Skin is unique because unlike your heart or your brain, it is directly and quickly effected by what you put onto and into your body. This is the mistake most people make. Great skin not only comes from using great skincare it also comes from eating great foods. Foods that are full of vitamins, healthy fats and minerals. Foods that are low in refined carbohydrates, sugars and inflammatory ingredients. Want to know more? Come take a speedy 5 point nutrition whizz with me.
At Ere Perez, we love Rawvana! As a Mexican-American vegan and raw food advocate, she shares with us her journey to a healthier way of living. This potato salad will hit the spot for anyone who wants to eat something nutritious and satiating at the same time. It’s very easy to make but most importantly, delicious! Avocados are a great healthy fat that contain essential nutrients for you skin, hair and nails, a real beauty food! Enjoy this salad for lunch, dinner or a get together with friends.
Our friend Diana, co-founder of Bodybewell, dedicates this vegan roasted carrot and butter bean dip to our lovely cheek and lip balm.The sweet hit of roast carrot plus the creamy butter beans make this recipe so lush! Prep time: 25 min, Serves 6. Ingredients:
Did you know that the colours in fruit and veggies represent different antioxidants? Antioxidants can be identified in food by their colour and these colourful molecules work to protect your body from the chemicals produced during oxidation, lifting the colour of your skin and giving a beautiful glow! So try eating a variety of colours in each meal – the more antioxidants you have in your body, the more your skin will glow! Red in foods may help keep skin firm, bringing that glow within you Don’t you just love the bright red colour in tomatoes and red peppers? Lycopene is responsible for making food this colour! This antioxidant helps with your skin`s circulation, giving it a refreshing boost, while keeping your skin firm and glowing. Next time you’re in the fruit and veggie aisle, be sure to pick up some strawberries and tomatoes! Blue and purple in food may help as an anti-ageing agent for skin Blue and purple fruits and veggies are jam-packed with antioxidants called Anthoxyanins. These are very powerful anti-ageing agents, that help to prevent the appearance …