5 Best foods to keep your skin healthy

05:36 PM Apr 12, 2020 | Team Udayavani |
Skincare does not mean purchasing expensive cosmetics and skincare products. The most important factor when it comes to skincare is our food intake. Various foods like junk and oily food have negative impact on our skin. Here are 5 best foods for healthy skin Tomatoes Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a carotenoid that acts as an antioxidant. It helps scavenge the harmful oxygen radicals that cause toxic buildup resulting in skin rashes, acne, and aging. Papaya Papayas contain enzymes, vitamins A, C, and B, and dietary fiber. It improves bowel movement and digestion and also regulates blood pressure, which in turn will flush out toxins and prevent acne and pigmentation. Avocado Avocado protects the health and thickness of the cell membrane and is also known to keep the skin ageless as it consists of Vitamin E and C. Green tea Green tea has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-tumor properties. It helps protect the skin from harmful UV radiation and prevents skin rashes, sunburn. Carrot Carrot is rich in beta-carotene, which has antioxidant properties that prevent cell and DNA damage. But overconsumption of carrot can cause discoloration of skin.

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