Nourished Journal

Skin Food Super Smoothie

May 30, 2018

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A girls gotta eat right? So why not make sure it’s gonna help you not only feel good but look great too! Free radicals, smoking, pollution, stress and sunlight can all contribute to wrinkles, dry spots and early ageing. Eating a rainbow of colourful fruit and vegetables filled with antioxidants, fibre and water can help your skin get the natural glow we all desire!  
One super-ingredient to make sure you are packing into your diet is Beta Carotene, the precursor for vitamin A, which helps to create healthy skin. Vitamin A can reduce sebum formation,wrinkles and pigmentation spots, and can assist the the skin in retaining moisture stimulating collagen production. A must for healthy skin! You can find Beta Carotene in carrots, mango and mandarins. Also in your dark green veggies such as spinach, kale and cabbage.
Get your Beta Carotene fix with this real Orange Dutch Smoothie recipe.


400 g Carrot

250 g Mango (frozen or fresh)

30 g Ginger

200 ml Coconut Water

150 ml Water (or Ice Cubes)


Wash the carrots well and cut in pieces, place in the blender with peeled mango and ginger. Add both the coconut & normal water. Blend till smooth! For an extra vitamin boost add 1 hand of fresh wilted spinach. Enjoy!