Over the weekend, Barbie surpassed $1 billion in international ticket gross sales, constructing the momentum of the movie—which is already the highest-grossing female-directed movie of all time for its maker, Greta Gerwig. The movie’s success will be attributed to all kinds of things, together with notable performances by Margot Robbie, the Australian actress who introduced Barbie to life.
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What did Robbie do to get Barbie prepared? Her routine was constructed to incorporate dietary supplements, skincare regimens, and food regimen, in line with skincare skilled Jasmina Vico who lately spoke to Harper’s Bazaar about working with the Barbie forged.
Vico created a routine for Robbie, which concerned her personal line of Phyto Power, Pores and skin Frequency, and Intestine Vibration dietary supplements, which the 33-year-old actress supported with a food regimen wealthy in fermented meals.
Vegan fermented meals for pores and skin well being
Fermented meals are filled with probiotics, wholesome micro organism that assist your physique preserve a steadiness of microorganisms. Vico defined that Robbie commonly consumed numerous fermented meals to get herself prepared for the Barbie film.
“Margot was additionally consuming fermented meals like sauerkraut, kimchi, and kefir, all types of bitter meals, and berries,” Vico mentioned, explaining that consuming these meals assist with “selling the therapeutic and lowering the stress within the physique.”
Are these all vegan? Whereas sauerkraut is often solely plant-based, kimchi is often made with fish merchandise whereas kefir is usually dairy-based. Nonetheless, vegan variations of each of those fermented meals can be found. Moreover, the kimchi business is about to hit $1.2 billion by 2027, in line with analysis agency Technavio, pushed by innovation within the business akin to vegan formulations of the Korean staple.
Robbie was additionally taking probiotics and anti inflammatory dietary supplements to assist her pores and skin well being, together with consuming different wellness-oriented meals.
Vico defined that Robbie and the remainder of the “Barbies” additionally drank natural milk thistle tea, which, regardless of the dairy-sounding identify, is totally vegan. A part of the identical household because the daisy, milk thistle is a flowering plant with advantages to assist optimum liver and digestive operate, together with each anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
“It helps with flushing the liver which makes the pores and skin higher as a result of it produces extra glutathione which helps with luminosity and brightness,” Vico mentioned.
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As Vico defined, the Barbie star additionally reached for a wide range of berries, one other class of plant-based powerhouse meals filled with antioxidants. Consuming strawberries specifically may have helped Robbie keep on high of her strains throughout manufacturing.
That’s as a result of new analysis has proven that strawberries can enhance cognitive velocity and total mind operate. These berries additionally comprise bioactive compounds that enhance coronary heart well being.
Are meat and dairy good for pores and skin?
By consuming fermented meals, Robbie took steps to enhance her pores and skin and intestine well being in preparation for her position as Barbie. Nonetheless, she additionally consumed a bunch of animal merchandise, together with avocado toast topped with halloumi cheese and Australian bacon and udon carbonara in Japan topped with butter, Parmesan cheese, a uncooked egg, and tempura bacon.
The avocado on that toast was a win for her pores and skin as a result of the inexperienced fruit gives a number of skin-loving advantages on account of its wealthy content material of nutritional vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids, together with omega-3 and monounsaturated fat. These vitamins assist scale back pores and skin harm from environmental components, promote collagen manufacturing, and enhance total pores and skin well being.
Nonetheless, bacon is a processed meat classed as a gaggle 1 carcinogen by the World Well being Group, and consuming it has been linked to a wide range of well being points, together with a number of sorts of cancers, coronary heart illness, and sort 2 diabetes.
In reality, well being claims made by the pork business have lately been beneath fireplace by The Canadian Meals Inspection Company. Final 12 months, the company requested foyer group Manitoba Pork to appropriate radio advertisements that claimed “thick, juicy pork chops,” “tasty pork tenderloin,” and “loopy good pork burgers” are a “wholesome and inexpensive protein.” Why? These claims couldn’t use the definition of “wholesome” outlined in Canada’s Meals Information.
Vegan meats, nevertheless, have been linked to supporting a wholesome intestine. Meatless model Quorn is presently researching the well being advantages of its star ingredient, mycoprotein—a vegan meat made with fungi. To this point, its findings have pointed to fungi meat as having a optimistic affect on muscle constructing, intestine well being, and lowering unhealthy ldl cholesterol.
Consuming halloumi, butter, and Parmesan can result in opposed results on the pores and skin. Analysis has linked dairy meals with elevated irritation and pimples, and recognized them as triggers for eczema and psoriasis. Fortunately, plant-based variations of dairy meals have gotten extra available, even utilizing fermented meals (akin to cashews, oats, and melon seeds) as a base.
Will Robbie go for an avocado toast topped with vegan mushroom bacon and dairy-free cheese in preparation for her subsequent hit movie?