Can you tell us a bit about yourself, your background?
My name is Sofia, I am an actress director and the founder of the site Mybeautyfuelfood.
How was the My Beautyfuel Food project born?
I have always been passionate about food, particularly about the impact of our diet on skin and health. Our food is our cellular fuel, it is the nutrients that condition all our biological reactions, our state of health, our energy level and our mood.
What's in your kitchen and cupboards? What are your essentials?
A good blender to start with and an extractor, I am a big consumer of vegetable juices as well as milk drinks.
You can also find matcha, dark chocolate, peanut butter, my Hygée powders, my Combeau food supplements and seeds (flax, squash, sunflower, Brazil nuts) which are rich in omega 3. Omega 3 optimizes learning and memory and participate in the prevention of mental disorders such as depression, they also reduce oxidative stress which particularly affects brain cells.
What are your daily well-being reflexes?
My sleep is my priority, I don't need more than 7 hours of sleep but I have to go to bed before midnight, I need to rest my nervous system for my physical and mental well-being.
I have a (very) steady pace, I'm hypersensitive, also hyperactive so if I don't give myself time off (rest, turn off my phone, no social media on weekends) my brain overheats and that affects my whole organism, I can no longer concentrate and above all I can no longer create.
I hydrate myself in the morning, I drink at least ½ liter of water, I take the time to meditate, have my breakfast when I have time, move my body and exercise (boxing, pilates, dance).
Well-being is a state of mind: surrounding yourself with beauty, art, books, laughing a lot and concentrating on what you have as a priority, telling your loved ones that you love them above all: living in the present.
How long have you been using adaptogens and what benefits do you get from them?
For more than 5 years, I discovered Chaga, Reishi when I was in Los Angeles. We couldn't find any in France. Adaptogens have the ability to adapt to the needs of our body. Some help us focus, others boost our Immunity , some give us Energy . Then there are those that soothe our nervous system like Ashwagandha .
Finally, what is your impression of the Hygée products?
Versatile, bold and beneficial. Passion since day one <3
My Beauty Fuel Food is a site and Instagram account dedicated to holistic beauty and wellness.