Smoothies to strengthen hair, skin and nails

Do you have the hair Fine, you break it or you drop it easily? Do you notice dry skin or want to prevent the appearance of wrinkles? Do you have brittle nails, with small white spots or vertical lines?

In this article we suggest some rich shakes silicon, biotin and vitamin A, among many other nutrients, you can take every day for breakfast or an afternoon snack, and strengthen from inside your hair, skin and nails. And besides, they are delicious.

Very nutritious milkshakes

The shakes are a simple and fun to take a lot of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients manner. In addition, they are very satiating and help maintain a healthy weight, so they are recommended for all kinds of people.

We present you recipes that are geared especially to improve hair, skin and nails, but if you take daily you may notice many other benefits and possibly great comfort.

The best time to take them is in the morning, for breakfast. You can take the amount you need or take it in a bottle and take it over in the morning.

You can also take in the afternoon, but then we recommend that you do not drink more than one glass, as they are very nutritious and at that time we usually do not do too much exercise.

Try them and combine ingredients to create new recipes. They will appeal to the whole family.

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Churning rich in silicon

Silicon is part of the structure of hair, skin and nails. In addition, over the years our body loses silicon, especially after 40 years and especially in the case of women, because estrogen loss at menopause can accelerate its deficiency.

In this smoothie we will prioritize foods rich in silicon, which also contain other vitamins and minerals beneficial:

  • Oats: Rice is an important source of silicon (595 mg per 100 g) and is also excellent breakfast, highly nutritious and satisfying.
  • Pera: one of the richest fruits in silicon, also it contributes sweetness to shake.
  • Beer yeastThis supplement, essential in any natural treatment for skin or hair, has a high content of silicon.

Or amounts for two servings:

  • 2 tablespoons oats soaked for 2 hours or a glass oat milk.
  • 2 ripe pears.
  • If we have used oatmeal, then add also 150 ml of water.

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Churning rich in biotin

Biotin, also called vitamin H or vitamin B7, is an essential nutrient for many body tissues such as hair, skin and nails, especially when these are sensitive or fragile.

For this smoothie will use the following ingredients:

  • Banana: It is one of the fruits with more biotin.
  • Strawberries: In addition to containing this vitamin will give a delicious taste to the smoothie.
  • nuts: They are a great option to include this vitamin, and also contain vitamin E and healthy fats.

Amounts for two people or two servings:

  • 1 ripe banana.
  • 6-8 ripe strawberries.
  • 5 raw and peeled nuts.
  • 150 ml of water.

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Smoothie rich in vitamin A

Vitamin A, found mainly in foods orange and green color, helps to regenerate tissues and to combat dry hair and skin.

We recommend this shake especially those with dry hair or skin and those who want to promote hair growth and nails.

  • Carrot: The carrot is rich in vitamin A and also blends nicely into smoothies with its sweetness.
  • Avocado: This fruit is one of the most comprehensive, so you should not miss in our diet.
  • Milk: Milk is a good source of vitamin A if we digest well. If not, we can replace it with a yogurt or a vegetable drink.

Amounts for two people or two servings:

  • 2 peeled and grated carrots.
  • 1 ripe avocado.
  • 1 cup of milk, yogurt or 1 cup of vegetable drink.

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