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Skin Health - How Diet Can Enhance It?

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Dt. Mayuri Aavula 88% (52 ratings)
M.Sc Nutrition& Dietetics, Bsc Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Hyderabad  •  12 years experience
Skin Health - How Diet Can Enhance It?

Beauty is something which is a lot more than just skin deep. However, this really does not mean that adequate care is not taken for a person’s skin. So, what does that mean when it comes to what a person has to do?

Quite a few things, as a matter of fact!

  • To start with, a person should focus on making sure that the diet, he or she is following, includes everything that is beneficial for the skin.
  • There are quite a few foods which do go a pretty long way in making sure that the skin stays healthy. Foods which are rich in Vitamin C are good to have in order to be able to achieve this purpose.
  • When a person eats, he or she should make an effort to maximise the diversity on his or her plate. This can take the form of a range of vegetables or fruits. To make good use of an example, carrots are great. All a person needs to do in order to harness their beneficial effects is to just cut them up and mix it with other vegetables and make it a salad.

Everyday foods for great skin!

  1. Spinach is also a good option to incorporate in a meal. If a person does not like the taste of spinach, pumpkin does serve to be a reasonable replacement.
  2. Out of all the different types of fats, Omega-3 fats are the best. Fish has a high amount of omega 3 fats and is a great dietary option to reduce the adverse impact of sun exposure. If a person happens to be vegetarian, some other good options are walnuts and ground flaxseed.
  3. Rather than eating processed food items, it is better to eat unprocessed food items as they can do a lot of good to the skin of a person. Yoghurt, nuts and multigrain bread are good options which fall under the whole foods category.

All in all, as long as a person is careful about the food items that he consumes, there is really no reason at all as to why his or her skin cannot be in perfect health.


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