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Introducing NEW Skincare Supplements

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In our Ingredient Education stories, we talk a lot about feeding your skin topically. However, we all know the importance of ingesting enough vitamins and nutrients to maintain a healthy body and skin. That is where Skincare Supplements come into the picture.

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How do Skincare Supplements Work?

Our new line of Skincare Supplements help you get faster, longer-lasting results from your skincare and beauty regimen. This occurs because each unique formula feeds your skin from within. They contain specific nutrients that work to help keep your skin healthy and beautiful. Simply put, the Skincare Supplements are designed to improve the health and appearance of your skin by nourishing it where topical creams can’t reach. It’s skin beauty, inside and out!

Your Five Skincare Supplement Choices

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I’m really pleased to be able to share the following letter with you. I thought you’d enjoy reading it because it shows the deep integrity that lies behind the Skincare Supplements that we’re making available to you. It’s written by David Alpert, the creator and visionary behind Advanced Nutrition Programme, the suppliers of the Skincare Supplements. David speaks eloquently and movingly about the new packaging and why he chose to make it plastic-free. We know that the same care that has gone into the packaging is exhibited over and over again in the ingredient-sourcing and formulations of the supplements that we’re so proud to offer you. Take a moment to read on; I believe you’ll think it was worth it.

Thanks,
Jane

david alpert

I grew up in South Africa and from an early age spent every moment that I could in water, whether competitively or as a result of different aquatic sports and activities.

david letterI’ve always had a deep respect and concern for the environment, so I’m saddened by the disastrous effect that plastic has on our increasingly fragile eco-system. I’m a keen diver with a passion for sea life, which means that I’m particularly appalled by the impact it has on our oceans. Did you know that an estimated 90% of seabirds have plastic in their stomachs and more than 8 million tons of david letterplastic are dumped in our oceans every year?* According to the SurfRider Foundation, which champions environmental causes, this level of pollution kills over 100 million marine animals annually. A severely emaciated whale was recently found in Norway which had 30 plastic bags in its stomach. It had to be put down because the bags had blocked its intestines and it was in severe pain.

david letterThis has to stop. For the past two years, I’ve made it my personal mission to source a solution which reflects our respect for the environment as well as delivers unprecedented consumer appeal. Finally, my quest is over. Last month we launched Advanced Nutrition Programme™ with innovative new packaging, which not only looks beautiful in-salon, but is 100% recyclable and entirely free from plastic. We use vegetable based inks which are fully biodegradable, and the cardboard we use is 100% recyclable. Our futuristic new on site filling plant gives us complete control over the packaging process and provides sterile, climate controlled conditions to ensure the highest levels of supplement integrity. Our ingredients are also carefully sourced with the utmost concern for the eco-system, for example our fish oils are sourced from Epax who are certified by Friends Of The Sea.

I am determined that Advanced Nutrition Programme™ plays no part in contributing further to the devastating impact that plastic is having on our environment.

I hope you will join me in embracing our beautiful and environmentally responsible new packaging concept.

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David Alpert, iiaa Managing Director


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Who doesn’t want clear, healthy skin? Our Skincare Supplements help to support your skin from the inside out, but they work best when taken with a protein-rich meal. We were inspired by three protein-rich and delicious meals that you can easily incorporate into your routine to help The Skincare Supplements work their best. Plus, when you consistently take the supplements with a protein, you’ll see results faster.

Breakfast

Almond Butter Blueberry Waffles

stack of paleo waffles with blueberries and maple syrup

These delectable waffles from Ambitious Kitchen are a perfect way to start the day. They’re golden and crispy on the outside and combine the delicious flavors of blueberry and almond butter. The ingredients and instructions from Ambitious Kitchen’s recipe are below.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup creamy almond butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 banana, mashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil, melted and cooled
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat and grease waffle iron. Whisk almond butter, eggs, banana, almond extract, coconut oil and almond milk in a large bowl until smooth and well combined.
  2. Add coconut flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt by stirring them into the liquid mixture. Mix well then fold in blueberries.
  3. Ladle batter into waffle iron and cook until golden brown and slightly crispy on the outside.
  4. Repeat until all the batter has been used.
  5. The recipe makes three Belgian waffles.

Lunch

Mexican Bean Soup with Shredded Chicken and Lime

Mexican bean soup with shredded chicken & lime

This protein-packed, quick soup from Sara Buenfeld on BBC’s GoodFood is perfect for meal prepping and reheats for a delicious lunch. Plus, if you’re a vegetarian, you can top the soup with guacamole for added flavor and nutrition.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, cut into chunks
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tsp mild chili powder
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 400g can black beans
  • 1 tsp vegetable bouillon powder
  • 1 cooked skinless chicken breast, about 125g, shredded
  • handful chopped coriander
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ red chili, deseeded and finely chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Before adding the onion and pepper, heat the oil in a medium-sized pan. Fry the onion and pepper for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  2. Add garlic and spices to the pan, then stir in the tomatoes and beans with their liquids. Add half a can of water and the bouillon powder. Cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. While the liquid mixture is simmering, add the chicken, coriander and lime juice to a bowl with a little chili and mix well.
  4. To serve, ladle the soup into bowls and top with chicken mixture.
  5. This recipe makes 2 bowls of soup.

Dinner

Sausage and Spinach Spaghetti Pie

This family-friendly dish from Adam Hickman on Cooking Light combines protein-rich sausage, spinach and eggs to keep you full and satiated. Plus, it’s budget friendly and packed with flavor.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked whole-grain spaghetti
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 ounces hot chicken Italian sausage, casings removed
  • 2 cups chopped tomato
  • 1 cup prechopped onion
  • 1 (9-oz.) bag fresh spinach
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 ounces preshredded reduced-fat Italian-blend cheese (about 3/4 cup), divided
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 500°F leaving an 8-inch round cake tin in the over to heat up.
  2. Boil a saucepan full over water over high heat. Cook past for 8 minutes or until it is al dente.
  3. Once pasta is drained, add it to a large bowl and coat them with the eggs.
  4. Over medium-high heat heat oil in a large skillet. Cook sausage for 2 minutes or until browned. Add tomato, onion and spinach and cook until liquid has almost evaporated, about 7 minutes.
  5. Add sausage mixture to pasta mixture and add pepper, salt and 2 ounces of cheese.
  6. With care, remove hot cake pan from over and cat it with cooking spray. Add the mixture to the pan and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake at 500°F for 20 minutes.
  7. Remove pan from the over and cut spaghetti pie into 4 wedges.

We hope you test out these protein-rich recipes with The Skincare Supplements. Don’t forget to share your #GoodBeautyStories with us @janeiredale.

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