The ingredients for a healthy breakfast are those who promise a pretty complexion. Seasonal fruits, seeds, plant milk… The point on what is good and why.
The alpha and omega of beautiful skin? Sufficient intake of vitamins A, B, C and E, trace elements and minerals, omega 3, 6, 9, beta-carotene, fatty acids or antioxidants. These substances are involved in the manufacture of collagen, fight against free radicals, responsible for aging, and maintain a good intestinal flora, essential to the radiance of the complexion. Treasures of benefits at your fingertips since they are to tap into our diet. Unfortunately, at breakfast time, we consume dairy products, inflammatory, industrial juices full of sugar and vitamins, white flour products without fibers … “A deficient food depletes our flora bowel and our body explains the naturopath Boris Jean. Overloaded with bad fats and sugars, our body accumulates toxins that are released in the liver, kidneys … and skin, which is their last way out. »Balance sheet? Our dietary deficits result in a horny layer that is too fat or too dry depending on the area, acne breakouts or even eczema.
DIETETICS OF THE SKIN
The solution? Adopt a global approach to beauty, as suggested by Jean-Louis Poiroux, the founder of Cinq Mondes spas. “The complexion,” he says, “is a reflection of what is happening both outside and inside our envelope. One can not hope to improve the state of one’s skin without taking into consideration what one eats, and this, as of breakfast. Indeed, the digestive system particularly well assimilates this first-morning meal. “After the fast of the night, says Boris Jean, one digests better, the calories are burned throughout the day, without too much risk of storage. ”
In this specific report to a beauty diet, it is also essential to follow one’s instinct. No benefit without pleasure, remind specialists. It is, therefore, time to pamper our intestines by varying our contribution to micronutrients to prevent skin inflammation. The benefits of a more diverse and healthy food are visible after two months. “We are very routine in the morning, says Olivier Panisse, naturopath. Rather than chopsticks, rusks or puffed cereals, real bombs of ultra-inflammatory sugars, we should focus on fruits, rich in fiber and good sugars, seeds stuffed with antioxidants, and herbs infusion. Boris Jean confirms: “This is the easiest time of the day to put inventiveness in his diet. It’s just a matter of varying the ingredients, favoring vitalizing foods and feasting. So at the table!
What to drink?
First of all beauty ingredients, water is often overlooked. Herbal tea is an opportunity to drink more. Burdock promotes the elimination of toxins; the red vine facilitates microcirculation; wild thought limits acne, rosemary boosts … So many healing virtues that contribute to the radiance of the skin. To prefer coffee and tea? And why not…
The healthy delicacies of Boris Jean, naturopath
The approach of this former veterinarian turned health lecturer and coach is scientific and holistic. His credo? Act on the body and mind seriously, without ever neglecting the pleasure dimension.
A complete meal to defuse inflaming
“A greedy and satiating cocktail at a time. »Mix in a bowl 150 ml of vegetable milk (oats, hazelnuts, millet …) with 4 tablespoons cereal flakes without gluten and no added sugars (oats, buckwheat, corn …), 1 small handful oleaginous (nuts, hazelnuts …), 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil (wheat germ, for example), 3 raw cocoa beans, 1 crushed banana or cut dried fruits.
Nutrition point. This mix is rich in fiber, vitamin E, antioxidants and omega 3. Oilseeds with high magnesium content (just like cocoa bean and banana) and calcium are well suited to prevent inflaming (inflammations chronic diseases responsible for premature aging).
A detox juice to turn on the light
“The apple softens the taste of beetroot and ginger brings a note as exotic as greedy. Mix in a blender 2 carrots, 1 raw beet, 1 cucumber, 2 apples and 1 cm of ginger. Add lemon juice or 1/2 bunch parsley.
Nutrition point. A concentrate of vitamins A and C for a radiance that ensures a well-deserved rest in the intestines. It benefits from the antioxidant power of carotenoids and vitamins whole fruits and vegetables pressed with their skin (simply washed).
And the sandwich?
Should we deprive ourselves of the divine smell of toast in the morning, the one that makes us want to get up? Certainly not. Organic whole wheat bread, without additives, rich in fiber, vitamin B (for brightness) and low glycemic index, spread with butter, this source of vitamin A, so essential for the skin, is a plebiscite. And since lipids are better assimilated in the morning, it is also the perfect time to enjoy its portion of goat cheese and sheep …
Isabella Capece’s 100% energy recipes from Maisie Café
Co-founder of a vegan canteen in the heart of Paris, Isabella Capece has created a menu with energy and sparkle breakfasts full of originality. A beautiful and good source of inspiration.
A satiating porridge for deep nourishment
“Porridge is regressive, a real comfort food! here is a more light version with chia seeds and matcha. Put the refrigerator overnight 125 ml vegetable milk (almond, soy cashew …), in which you poured 1 tablespoon of chia seeds. They will swell during the night and take a look at tapioca. The next morning, warm 50 ml of vegetable milk in which you add, out of the fire, 1 teaspoon of organic matcha powder. Mix well, and pour over the chia seed mixture. Enjoy your porridge with some homemade or organic applesauce sprinkled with a pinch of cinnamon.
Nutrition point. The omega and protein found in chia seeds help to restore the density and luster of the skin. Green tea protects it from aggression.
A gourmet cream to rejuvenate the complexion
“Largely inspired by the Budwig cream, this morning creme guarantees a good boost for the whole body. Beat 1 organic soy yogurt with 1 tablespoon of virgin organic hemp or walnut oil until you get a creamy cream. Add the juice of 1/2 lemon, 1/2 crushed banana and 1 teaspoon of organic spirulina powder. Mix well and keep cool for 10 minutes. Serve with granola (like Maisie Café, gluten-free and more digestible) or organic whole grain cereals. Finish by adding 1 teaspoon of ground sesame or sunflower seeds and seasoned fruits cut into pieces.
Nutrition point. Spirulina, rich in chlorophyll, antioxidants, omega 3 and 6, as well as proteins and minerals (iron, calcium, and magnesium), plays on all the tables of form and “cellular respiration”.
Sweet and salty spread to maintain flexibility
“This recipe with avocado, zaatar and pomegranate are ideal for lovers of salty breakfast. Toast 1 slice of focaccia, then drizzle with a drizzle of olive oil. Mix 1 sliced avocado, 1 pinch of zaatar spices and salt, and 1/2 lemon juice. Spread the focaccia with this preparation. Add 1 handful of lemon arugula and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds for their tangy taste.
Nutrition point. The avocado, rich in omega 9 and vitamin E, is perfect to restore suppleness to the skin in the middle of winter. The pomegranate will bring the right dose of antioxidants and vitamins.