A healthy microbiome is also your first line of defence against illness and infection. A happy gut equals stronger skin, fewer digestive issues, and better overall health.
And that is exactly where Dear Body’s scientifically formulated Skin and Gut Powder supplement comes in
Gut health and self care
According to Google Trends, the search for self-care has steadily increased from 2016 to now, especially during the global COVID-19 Pandemic. It’s no surprise that people across the world are all looking for ways to look after their physical and mental well-being. Opting to sleep more, drink more water, take technology breaks, take breaks in nature, move mindfully, and eat consciously are all steps in our quest to live and feel better. But where does gut health fit into our self-care routines and why is it important?
Gut health has become a buzz term in the last few years – and with good reason. The gut is a powerful organ. Your gut microbiome consists of an entire army of bacteria, who, when fed correctly, help to break down your food and absorb the nutrients to give you energy, to keep your skin healthy, and to balance your hormones.
Prebiotics and probiotics
Every scoop of Dear Body contains important prebiotics like inulin, flaxseed and green banana flour that feed your healthy gut bacteria. It also contains probiotics (Bacillus coagulans) which is healthy bacteria that helps restore your gut, and support digestive and overall health. The strawberry-flavoured powder is also naturally gluten and dairy-free, with no added sugar – a win-win-win for your gut and body.
Proudly South African
Designed with the fast-paced and sometimes stressful lifestyles of women in mind, Dear Body was the brainchild of four South African scientists. They wanted to create a product that could offer themselves and other women a moment to practice self-care and to nourish their bodies from the inside out. Knowing that gut health and skin health are closely linked, it was important that their formula included ingredients that not only strengthen, repair and protect the gut, but the skin too.
Scientifically proven antioxidant-rich fruit powders and botanical extracts found in Dear Body, support the body’s natural defences and repair processes, which help to prevent premature skin ageing caused by free radicals and gut imbalances. A large portion of the Dear Body formulation consists of a powerful blend of fruit powders (blueberry, beetroot, lemon peel and sea buckthorn), vitamins (A, C, D & E), minerals (zinc) and botanical extracts (rooibos, rosemary and grapeseed) that not only has anti-inflammatory properties but also helps with elastin and collagen production. In addition to that, Dear Body contains VERISOL collagen peptides which have been clinically proven to increase skin firmness,reduce wrinkles, improve skin elasticity, and reduce cellulite.
Standing in front of the supplement aisle in any store can be daunting, and Dear body wants to make that process easier. Instead of choosing single-function ingredients, the multi-targeted Dear Body formulation has everything you need to look after your gut, digestion, immune system and skin. Simply add one scoop per day in your smoothie, yoghurt or drink and let Dear body do the rest.
Dear Body Price: R900.00 for 900g / R500.00 for 450g. Includes free shipping in South Africa.