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Asparagus is nutrient rich, low in calories and a good source of dietary fiber, not to mention it is so good tasting! These things make asparagus for weight loss a good choice. Any weight loss program should include the addition of dietary fiber as it helps to reduce food intake by creating a sense of fullness and stabilizing blood sugar.

Asparagus contains asparigine, a natural diuretic that helps to remove waste and excess fluids from the body, preventing water weight gain, and contributing to the breakdown of fat in the body.

  • Asparagus also has a carbohydrate called inulin that stimulates healthy bacteria inside the large intestine, and healthy bacteria helps with digestion.

  • Asparagus is a good source of vitamin A which aids in promoting healthy eyes and clear vision.

  • It contains compounds that will help to keep your heart healthy.

  • This green veggie is full of folate and energizing B vitamins. 

  • Other nutriends in asparagus include, vitamin C, K manganese, and iron.

  • Asparagus is full of fiber to help aid in promoting healthy digestion.

  • Asparagus boots immunity. 

June 7, 2013

Show some skin!

Skin is in! Glowing beautiful skin begins from the inside.
Treat your largest organ right by supplying it with these natural and beneficial super fuels.
You and the new skin you’re in will be thankful!
Almonds
Almonds are seeds not nuts! They are stuffed with Vitamin E!
They act like an anti-oxidant that help protect skin cells from UV light
They are also delicious in Almond Butter. Try this at home recipe!

Carrots
Think of them as orange wonder wands. They contain Vitamin A which is
great for clearing up breakouts! Try this delicious soup recipe,
 or this easy and amazing homemade carrot face masque!
H2O

The benefits of water alone are outstanding. Did you know water makes up

90% of our bodies? It’s incredible for skin because it hydrates, preventing wrinkles
and adding moisture. Also, H20 flushes out harmful toxins. Water can also be
great when turned into a controlled temperature steam to humidify the skin.
Water too plain for your preference; try infusing it with your favorite fruits,
 mint or cucumbers in a picture or in a infusing bottle like pictured above.

 
Dark Chocolate 
It’s a medicine so of course you need it! Dark chocolate
contains anti-oxidants, which reduces roughness in the skin.
Also, it provides protection against sun damage!
 
Green Tea
When it’s hot, this bionic brew releases catechins, a type of
anti-oxidant with proven anti-cancer properties. This amazing
tea can help prevent skin cancer. Don’t like it hot? Or
are you in the mood for a cold smoothie, try this recipe!
 

Tomatoes
Cook these down to increase the lycopene levels. Lycopene

is a photo-chemical that makes these little beauties red. They
Help to eliminate skin aging free radicals caused by UV rays.
Try this wonderful bruschetta recipe for a great Italian app!