We all know that eating lots of fruits and vegetables plays a vital role not only in our overall health but also in the appearance of our skin. But did you know that certain fruits are especially skin-friendly?
We brings you the top 11 foods you should stock up on if you want healthy, glowing skin that radiates an inner glow (and who doesn’t want that, right?).
Foods That Are Good for Your Skin
The original superfood, these ‘little blue dynamos’ have great nutritional weight for their size. A fantastic source of antioxidants and rich in fiber and vitamins A and C, adding them to your diet will do great things for your skin.
They may not be a trendy new superfood, but the faithful apple is still a skin favorite for good reason.
For young skin, choose the Red Delicious variety, which contains the highest collagen content to promote skin elasticity.
With the arrival of summer, we can’t wait to start eating fresh watermelon again. Sweet and refreshing with over 90% water, eating this delicious fruit will hydrate your skin from the inside out.
Banana is one of the best sources of potassium, a mineral vital for maintaining the skin’s hydration balance.
Extremely dry skin is a classic symptom of potassium deficiency, so try including a banana as part of your daily fruit intake.
Pineapple has been used in some cultures as a medicinal plant for years, as it is the only fruit that contains an enzyme called bromelain, which fights inflammation and swelling of the skin.
Endlessly palatable, who can resist a bowl of ripe strawberries? Devour, knowing that your skin will thank you.
These red beauties are particularly rich in ellagic acid, which fights UV rays and wrinkles.
Papaya is a fruit that is practically exploding with vitamin A and the enzyme papain, which helps break down inactive proteins and remove dead skin cells.