KNOWLTON’S COMMANDMENTS FOR THAT P OST-YOGA GLOW:
Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate! Rule of thumb: Drink half your weight in ounces of water daily.
Amino acids are the body's building blocks. Related to skin health, these comprise collagen (natural fibrous protein) and elastin (structural protein). Sources: 100-percent grass-fed, organic beef; pasture-raised, organic poultry ; humanely-raised, antibiotic-and-hormone-free pork; wild-caught fi sh and seafood; pasture-raised eggs.
–Saturated: Bonus: Th ese oils' heat tolerance makes them ideal for cooking. Sources: butter (grass-fed, organic); coconut oil (organic, virgin, unrefined). –Monounsaturated: Sources: olives and olive oil; avocado and avocado oil . –Polyunsaturated/Essential fatty acids (EFA): Sources: wild-caught salmon and sardines; walnuts; fl axseeds.
Protects skin against damage from sunlight. Sources: sweet potatoes; carrots; dark leafy greens ( kale, spinach).
Shields skin from free-radical damage and supports collagen. Sources: berries; papaya ; bell peppers; broccoli; Brussels sprouts; pineapple; oranges; kiwi; cantaloupe; cauliflower.
Boosts vitamin C. Sources: citrus fruits; tropical fruits; berries; peppers; broccoli; Brussels sprouts.
Provides antioxidants. Sources: spinach ; almonds; sunflower seeds.
Infused with antioxidants and slight caff eine (25mg in 8oz. versus 180mg in coff ee); three to four cups a day yields maximum health benefits.