Healthy and glowing skin is considered as a reflection of good health which can be owed to balanced hormone levels, healthy lifestyle, good dietary habits and general happiness. However, reasons such as increasing environmental problems, emotional stress, work-life imbalance and sedentary lifestyle can leave your skin looking dull and unhealthy.
This women’s day,here are some healthy foods that you can indulge in, to help keep your skin looking healthy and glowing.
1 . Pumpkins
Packed with Beta-Carotene (responsible for the orange color), pumpkin helps to fight free radicals, reduces wrinkles and cell damage. They are a rich source of vitamin A, C and E that helps to delay skin ageing, hydrate skin and improves skin elasticity.
2 . Strawberries
These Vitamin C filled berries don’t just taste good but also help fight the ageing process. Strawberries help to hydrate the skin, reduces chances of skin related issues, repairs damage caused by free radicals and keeps the skin young and smooth. Whether you eat strawberries at least twice a week or make a face pack, this yummy fruit is great for your skin.
3 . Mint
Mint is packed with anti-oxidants and has several anti-septic, anti-bacterial properties. It is also beneficial for those prone to acne. Mint also helps to reduce stress and also aids digestion. Add mint leaves to your daily cup of tea, or add mint leaves to salads and yoghurt. Increase your intake of mint to 8-10 leaves daily to fight acne from within.
4 . Tomatoes
Packed with Vitamins A, C and lycopene, tomatoes have cooling and astringent properties. Tomatoes help to reduce acne, appearance of blackheads and delays excess oil secretion from skin. They also hydrate, repair and improve skin quality.
5 . Grapes
Red Grapes are anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant in nature. They are packed with Vitamins B Complex, C, E & K. Red grapes help to reduce chances of acne, treats conditions such as eczema and psoriasis, hydrate skin and fights the effects of ageing. Grapes also helps to reduce stretch marks, dark spots and circles, scar and other blemishes. Eat red grapes as a healthy mid meal snack 2-3 time a week to reap its many skin benefits.
So, go ahead and pamper yourself with these healthy foods this Woman’s Day and enjoy healthy and glowing skin.