Beta carotene: in summer, remember them

Beta carotene: in summer, remember them

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The endless hours in the sun to get a nice tan have the days counted. And no, we will not go to the UVA cabin.

In this case we propose Help your skin to show it in a responsible, balanced and delicious way through some ingredients of your kitchen.

Foods rich in beta carotene They are essential if you want to be brown and have perfect skin. And they are great precursors of vitamin A, overflowing in its composition, as well as antioxidants that prevent your skin from aging faster. Here we review the 3 foods richest in beta carotene and that you can easily find in the super market: Carrot, tomato and pumpkin.


A classic among the ingredients With more beta carotene is carrot. Always a perfect ally of tanning in summer. This season, we invite you to include it regularly in your summer menu with this delicious


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- 2 carrots
- 1/4 cup of water
- 1 can or 1 cup cooked Chickpeas (or raw, but must have a minimum of 12 hours of soaking)
- 3 garlic cloves
- 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
- 1/2 tablespoon of salt
- 1/4 tablespoon coriander
- 1/4 tablespoon fresh ginger
- 1/4 tablespoon of paprika

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Foods rich in beta carotene They are essential if you want to be brown and have perfect skin.


Another one of those who know the most about healthy tanning is the tomato. Yes, it seems that everyone agrees to take that reddish orange color of those long days in the sun. Tomato will help your skin stay perfect after exposure thanks to the large number of vitamins it contains: a large number of group B, vitamin C, E and A. How about trying this summer in a delicious ...


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- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1/2 red chili
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 onion or scallion
- A handful of coriander
- 1 can of Piquillo peppers or roasts (290 g)
- 2 cans of canned tomatoes (800 g) *
- 1 teaspoon cumin powder
- 1/2 cup coconut milk (125 ml)
- Salt and black pepper to taste
At your service: lime, nachos, chopped raw vegetables (chili, coriander, cherry tomatoes, purple onion)
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Finally, the pumpkin. Another summer star food not only for being a great antioxidant and having large amounts of vitamins, especially A, C and E, but also calcium, potassium or magnesium. To include it in your menu, another delicious appetizer to give the colines: pumpkin hummus. Do not miss the recipe of the great Globetrotter:


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Ingredients:- 300 gr. pumpkin puree
- 150 gr. cooked chickpeas (packaged)
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 100 ml of olive oil
- 30 ml of lemon juice
- 1 tsp. of salt
- 3 tbsp of tahina or sesame paste
- 1.5 tsp ground cumin

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Other foods such as strawberries or spinach are also great allies of the sun.

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This summer, there is no excuse. You'll get brunette yes or yes!