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?
It has the top 11 foods to stock if you want healthy, glowing skin that radiates an inner glow (and who doesn’t want that, right?).
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 hot new superfood, but the faithful apple is still a favorite with your skin 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.
Bananas are 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.
Pineapples have been used in some cultures as a medicinal plant for years, as they are the only fruit known to contain an enzyme called bromelain, which fights skin inflammation and swelling.
Infinitely appetizing, who can resist a bowl of ripe strawberries? Devour away, knowing that your skin will thank you for it. These red beauties are particularly high in ellagic acid, which fights against UV damage 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.
Packed with a spicy flavor, the fuzzy exterior of a kiwi doesn’t do justice to its delicious flesh – it’s officially the fruit that contains the most vitamin C, the skin’s basic ingredient for vitality and glow.
Like blueberries, pomegranates also received the well-deserved title of “superfood.” Another nutritional food source, they contain powerful anti-aging compounds that help stimulate the regeneration of skin cells.
Cherries (in addition to being absolutely delicious) contain a higher concentration of antioxidants than any other fruit, helping to fight free radicals and thus slowing down the aging process.
To get rid of dark armpits, take a potato slice and rub it in your armpit for about 10 minutes and then rinse with warm water. Potato has mild acidic properties that act as a great natural lightning agent.
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