Getting the right nutrients to look and feel your best - Emily Skye

Getting the right nutrients to look and feel your best

Getting the right nutrients to look and feel your best

We all know that it is important to eat healthy in order to look and feel our best, but did you know that there are specific nutrients that target specific areas? Here is a list of the main nutrients needed to encourage good health in specific areas of your body, as well as what foods you can find them in!

Hair & Nails - It can be really frustrating having thin, weak and brittle hair or nails, which is why it is so important to make sure you get the right nutrients needed to keep them thick, healthy and resilient. Did you know that your hair and nails are both made up of a tough protein called ‘keratin’?

Nutrients that play an important role in keeping your hair and nails healthy and strong include biotin, calcium, protein, zinc, magnesium and omega 3’s. Here are some good food choices you can incorporate into your diet to make sure you are getting enough:

  • Biotin - Bananas, peanuts, lentils, avocados
  • Calcium - Milk, cheese, natural yoghurt, green leafy vegetables, white beans
  • Protein - Lean unprocessed meats, tempeh, whole grains
  • Zinc - Oysters, prawns, legumes, whole grains
  • Magnesium - Pumpkin seeds, spinach, dark chocolate
  • Omega 3’s - Salmon, tuna, walnuts, flax seeds, eggs

Skin - Having healthy and radiant skin goes a long way towards making you look and feel your best.

Nutrients that play an important role in keeping your skin looking radiant and fresh include selenium, vitamin C, vitamin E, Vitamin A + beta-carotene, zinc and omega 3’s. Here are some good food choices you can incorporate into your diet to make sure you are getting enough:

  • Selenium - Brazil nuts, walnuts, poultry, tuna, whole grains
  • Vit C - Broccoli, red capsicum, strawberries, grapefruit
  • Vit E - Eggs, almonds, walnuts, avocados, spinach
  • Vit A and beta-carotene - Red capsicum, asparagus, sweet potato, kale
  • Zinc - Oysters, prawns, legumes, whole grains
  • Omega 3’s - Salmon, tuna, walnuts, flax seeds, eggs

Teeth & Bones - Keeping your teeth and bones strong, not only helps keep your smile radiant and your food more enjoyable, it also helps you stay mobile and independant into your golden years.

Nutrients that play an important role in keeping your teeth and bones strong and healthy include calcium, boron, vitamin D, Vitamin K, manganese and magnesium. Good food choices that you can incorporate into your diet to ensure you are getting enough of these nutrients include:

  • Calcium - Milk, cheese, natural yoghurt, green leafy vegetables, white beans
  • Boron - Broccoli, almonds, pears, red apples, red grapes, oranges
  • Vit D - Sunlight, fish, eggs, supplements
  • Vit K - Fresh green herbs, cauliflower, kale, brussel sprouts
  • Manganese - Nuts, legumes, beans, tea
  • Magnesium - Pumpkin seeds, spinach, dark chocolate

Brain Power - Keeping your brain powering at its maximum capacity will not only support your cognitive function, it will also help enhance your mood and keep you feeling at the top of your game!

Your brain is a complex organ that requires a wide variety of nutrients to keep it healthy, some of the more important ones include the B vitamins, vitamin D, magnesium, omega 3’s and protein.

These nutrients are readily available in these foods:

  • Vit B6 - Sunflower seeds, pistachio nuts, fish, poultry, prunes
  • Vit B12 - Fish, shellfish, red meats, eggs, cheese, supplements
  • Folate - Lentils, nuts, avocados, oranges
  • Vit D - Sunlight, fish, eggs, supplements
  • Magnesium - Pumpkin seeds, spinach, dark chocolate
  • Omega 3’s - Salmon, tuna, walnuts, flax seeds, eggs
  • Protein - Lean unprocessed meats, tempeh, whole grains
  • Complex Carbohydrates - Whole grains, vegetables

Transform Your body and life under 28 days!

Go!

Get started for as low as $48.95