Maintaining glowing skin doesn’t come out of a bottle. Truth be told, it starts from within. Our skin reflects our food choices. A nourished body is the perfect answer to glowing skin.
Whether it’s treating acne, fighting premature aging or reducing wrinkles, the right diet can be an asset. Certain healthy foods can provide your body with the proper mechanism to strengthen and build healthy tissues.
So, what should you eat to get that glowing skin you want?
We are what we eat – while keeping skin health in mind, certain nutrients must be included in our diet to maintain healthy, glowing and supple skin
Add vitamin C rich foods such as berries, guavas, kiwis, oranges, broccoli and peppers to boost collagen production
“Foods rich in vitamin A, such as carrots, pumpkin, tomatoes, and sweet potatoes to help prevent wrinkles and pimples,” says Aman Puri, nutritionist and founder of Steadfast Nutrition
Vitamin E from almonds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and others to improve the cellular functioning of the skin
Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as oily fish, walnuts, avocados, olives, and flax seeds, should be eaten
“Avoiding inflammatory foods like gluten, dairy, and processed foods can help you get clear skin, especially if you don’t tolerate them,” says functional nutritionist Mugdha Pradhan, CEO and founder of iThrive. For clear, glowing skin, drink plenty of water and include fruits in your diet. In addition, add vitamin C to your diet by drinking lemon water or coconut water every day.
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