You probably keep thinking about how nutrition affects your internal health and your weight, but eating the right foods can also improve the quality of your skin. What goes inside,reflects outside!
What you put into your mouth is just as important as the products you slather on your skin. But it’s not just about a healthy diet. The following foods are super-charged to give you the healthiest skin possible!


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Craving a juicy slice of cantaloupe? Enjoy! The melon is super-hydrating for your skin and chock full of antioxidants, which prevent your skin from looking dull and dreary.



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Citrus fruits, like oranges and grapefruits, contain vitamin C, which helps your body produce natural collagen that binds your cells together. You’ll also find vitamin C in green pepper and broccoli. Bring on the veggies along with zesty oranges!


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What a boost blueberries give! The little berries are jam-packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatories that keep skin smooth and help beat puffiness.


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Check out these vitamin packed foods: carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes and orange bell peppers. They’re full of healthy nutrients like beta-carotene that can help protect your skin and eyes from sun damage.



Give salmon a try. The tasty fish is full of fatty acids (sounds weird but, trust us, it’s the good kind of fat!) that leaves skin smooth and glowing. Almonds are another source of good-for-you unsaturated facts that keep skin from getting dry and itchy.


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Mom is right: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially if you’re starting with whole grain cereal. The crunchy stuff is full of B complex vitamins that make your hair fuller and help heal dry skin and rashes



This leafy green vegetable is rich in nutrients and antioxidants. Spinach is loaded with lutein, which keeps your eyes healthy and sparkling. Spinach is also a good source of vitamins B, C, and E, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, and omega-3 fatty acids. Trade your lettuce for spinach, or saute spinach for a quick, healthy side.



Eating red helps keep skin from turning red. Tomatoes are found to be most effective in keeping the skin healthy and glowing. Many masks, scrubs and packs are made by using tomato juice or tomato pulp. Tomatoes can cure acne and pimples.




Well..that’ll be your favorite one. Dark chocolate is a skin-friendly ingredient that helps keeping your skin healthy, glowing and just flawless. Dark chocolate hosts a range of potent antioxidants. These antioxidants protect your skin from free radical damage; keeping it soft, supple and juvenile for long. If chocolate is your weakness, indulging in an ounce of the good stuff (dark with 70 percent or more cocoa content) each day is not only a delicious treat, but also provides benefits for your heart, skin and whole body.


As a bonus, these nutritional superstars also do wonders for the rest of your body—build brainpower, lower cholesterol, improve sleep, and more. Rather than lathering too many creams and cosmetics on your skin, why not add a natural glow to it?

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