Who on the earth has not dreamt of having that healthy skin that glows all day long? We are here to provide you with the list of top 20 foods that will make your skin glow like a Grecian Goddess.
1. Sweet Potatoes
A sweet thing to start with, Sweet Potatoes are one of the major sources of Vitamin A and Potassium. With fewer calories, this not only happens to be your sweetest medicine for a healthy skin, but also a medicine for you to combat Diabetes, Obesity and Heart Problems.
2. Dark Chocolates
Next time you hear any of your friends or relatives lecture you about the ill-effects of sweet things, show them this article. If taken in right quantities, Flavanols in dark chocolates help in keeping your skin hydrated and increase blood circulation. Other than this, dark chocolate can also act as a helping hand in maintaining a perfect Body-Mass-Index- which in turn, results in lesser heart risks and a healthier body and mind. So go ahead, and indulge in those heavenly sweet pleasures of life, with no feeling of guilt or regret whatsoever. Woot!
This is one of the well-known home remedies for damaged skins. A rich source of Vitamin C,, tomatoes are a one and all solution to all basic skin problems. From curing acnes to removing blackheads and moisturising your skin, there is absolutely nothing Tomatoes cannot do.
Yet another one of ghar-ke-nuskeys, carrots tend to be a very good source of not only Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E, Vitamin B1 and B2, but also of Biotin, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Copper. A single food which can be a source of ALL these, is for sure to give you not only a healthy skin but also a wrinkle-free one.
A deeply moisturising ingredient for your skin, that works both when applied externally and consumed as food. Yogurt, which is more commonly known as Dahi, is not only your sure shot key to a healthier skin but also a definite cure to your bowel ailments. Apart from these, Yogurt, which is rich in Calcium and Vitamin D, also happens to be the best natural conditioner that is available in the market, for your hair.
Who does not know of Turmeric, when it comes to good skin? A daily routine, of having raw turmeric (not powder) with jaggery after waking up, in an unfilled stomach, will give you, for definite, a healthy shine along with a boosted immunity. Also, applying a paste of turmeric powder on your skin will help in getting rid of tanning and small dirt particles, thereby giving your skin the fresh glow, you’ve always dreamt of.
You might dislike spinach, but it for sure loves you. Give it a chance, and it will not only give you a beautiful skin but also healthy hair, along with a healthier body and a boosted up immunity system.
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! A multi-beneficial fruit, apple being replete with the richness of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, B2, and B6, helps you get a younger and suppler skin, with of course an added blooming pinkish glow. So if you have ever wondered, why all Kashmirs appear to be blessed with such an awesome skin- you almost have the answer now.
A popular ingredient in the face masks, Bananas could do wonders to your skin, if taken regularly. With a nutrient value of Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Amino acids, a banana not only nourishes your skin but also gives your skin a natural protection against UV rays. It also is quite popular in slowing down the ageing of your skin, while also effectively controlling the amount of oil production.
A winter favorite, the fruit is a bounteous store of antioxidants and Vitamin C. Just one glass of orange juice daily, can give you a much younger looking and glowing skin. Besides, applying a paste of dried orange skin powder shall leave you with a clean, dirt-free, acne-free and blemish-free skin, which you have always wished for.
If orange is a winter favourite, Mangoes are definitely our Summer favourite- not only for its out-of-the-world taste but also for the heavenly effects it has on our skin. Enriched with Vitamin A and anti-oxidants, eating mangoes can leave you with a shining, soft skin.
12. Black Grapes
Black grapes are a well-known treatment for anemia, for being rich in Vitamin C. However, this Vitamin C along with Vitamin E (both present in black grapes), can also work towards in improved the vitality of your skin, by moisturising it and by properly regulating the blood flow in your body.
A storehouse of omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin E, Walnuts can make your skin really smooth and glowing.
Papayas contain an important enzyme, Papain, which helps in getting rid of dead cells. Apart from this, the Vitamin A in Papayas also helps one in getting a healthy and a radiantly blushing skin.
15. Kiwi Fruit
Again, a delicious fruit, which has been blessed with a wide range of diverse nutrients, ranging from different Vitamins to Calcium, Iron, and Magnesium. Like most of the above-mentioned food items, kiwis also help in rejuvenation of the skin along with the slowing down of ageing and lightening of dark circles.
Eggs are so rich in nutrients. They make you stronger and sharper. However, the egg white has far more uses than just being consumed. An active ingredient in home-made masks for hair and face, egg-whites when applied on the face with lemon juice, honey, or yogurt, can give you a softer and suppler skin with a natural glow.
A complete food in itself, milk is that super food which can give you everything you want- a healthy body, a hydrated skin, and a glowing radiance.
18. Green Tea
Green Tea is best known for its slimming effects and anti-ageing properties. A regular intake of green tea can prevent wrinkles and the slumping of skin, and thereby can help you in retaining the ever-glowing youthful skin that you’ve always wanted.
19. Coconut Water
Drinking coconut water can not only relieve your body of toxins but can also give you a natural and blushing glow to your skin. Apart from drinking, you could also apply it on your face and get an instantly hydrated and softer skin.
Water is life and the article would have been incomplete without its mention. Having lots of water will leave you with a hydrated body and skin, free of toxins. A simple habit of having warm water with lemon and honey, can slim you down, improve your digestion and give you a much younger looking skin.
With the abundance of natural food items around, it is sad to see the world inclining towards artificial make-up products for attaining a radiant and glowing skin With these 20 natural products, let’s bid goodbye to those chemical based products and say hello to radiant, shining and healthy skin.