Citrus: helps boost collagen and elasticity in the skin via Vitamin C. Antioxidant rich to combat free radicals that cause damage to our skin.
Green Vegetables: More Vitamin C and antioxidizing enzymes the prevent the breakdown of collagen.
Protein: Tissue repair, we need adequate protein levels in order to keep collagen production optimal.
Collagen Boosting Cocomango Smoothie
3/4 cup coconut milk (or other non dairy milk)
1/2 cup coconut water
1 scoop withinUs TruMarine™ Collagen
1/2 cup frozen mango
1 1/2 cup frozen spinach
2 tablespoons shredded coconut
Vanilla protein powder
Blend, garnish, and glow
Note: you can add, or subtract liquids as you see fit. Personally, I don't think ice belongs in smoothies, but hey, knock yourself out if you like.
Kate Horsman is a Holistic Nutritionist and Natural Foods Chef. With an education in Counselling psychology, Nutrition and Raw Plants, Kate brings a passion for wellness that encompasses a holistic perspective of health to body, mind, and soul. She specializes in Women's Health, Body Image/Eating Disorders, Plant Based Nutrition and Athletics.