people want to feel attractive and look au naturel. There are many ways to
dazzle like a diva and feel confident sans the cosmetic surgery. One of them is
eating right which will work wonders for the skin. If you wish to look
radiant and ravishing, opt for these foods which can help amplify your beauty.
Did you know? A number of factors such
as hormonal changes, scorching sun, pollution, and stress can wreak havoc on
your skin making it more prone to blemishes, dark spots, acne, pigmentation,
allergies, wrinkles and infections. Incorporating certain skin-friendly foods
in your diet can be a good idea! Yes, you have heard us here! Your eating habits
tend to impact your skin along with the overall health. Hence, opting for foods
loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants can help you get clear and
Here is a list of foods which you
can opt for to look gorgeous, and get that perfect skin!
for fabulous skin
If you keep yourself away from eating
those colorful and antioxidant-rich fruits than you are doing it all wrong!
Citrus fruits such as oranges, limes and grapefruits are jam-packed with
vitamins and keep your skin, elastic and unblemished. Moreover, eating citrus
foods can fight the damage by the free radicals which tend to cause premature
ageing, curb bacterial action, and pathogens which are present under your skin,
and help it glow naturally. Eating papaya which is considered as a skin
cleansing agent can tackle dead cells. Furthermore, including avocados which
are abundant in healthy fats and vitamin E can help you deal with skin
damage, acne, premature wrinkles, and moisture retention. Going berrylicious
can also be a good option. Eat those luscious cherries, blueberries apples, and
kiwis packed with antioxidants for a clear complexion, and protection from the
damaging effects of the sun.
green to get shining skin
Opting for a bowl of fresh green leafy
vegetables can be beneficial for your skin. Veggies like spinach, coriander,
parsley, and broccoli are full of antioxidants and other essential nutrients
which help your skin look youthful and healthy. See to it that you eat them in
the form of veggies, curries or salad, and revitalize your skin. Not only this,
the vitamin E and C present in these green leafy veggies can slow down the
ageing process, and maintain beautiful and youthful skin.
that green tea for acne-free skin
Do you sip on green tea? No? Well, it’s
time to make it a part of your daily menu. Green tea contains antioxidants
which aid cell regeneration. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) in it can help
reactivate cells, fight those free radicals which are responsible for premature
ageing and blemishes. Drinking it on a daily basis in the controlled quantities
can help fight wrinkles and age spots. It helps you detox and flushes out the
toxins from your body. To top it all, it also lowers the levels of
dihydrotestosterone (DHT), the hormone which is responsible for causing that
notorious acne, and can help keep your skin clean and clear.
Are you aware? Tuna, salmon, sardine, flax and chia seeds are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A and D. Moreover, vitamin A tends to act as an antioxidant which helps you get that healthy skin, and vitamin D which safeguards your skin from the harmful UV rays of the sun by repairing the skin membrane and making it stronger, reduces inflammation, redness, skin irritation, and enhances skin elasticity and hydration. Hence, it can rejuvenate your skin and make it look FLAWLESS!
Contributed by Dr. Debraj Shome, Cosmetic Surgeon & Director, The Esthetic Clinics