Khadi Shop Picks: 6 Super Foods for Superb Skin
Ditch those chemical jars of this cream and that and start the purification process internally. The best beauty is that which comes from within, right ladies?
Get your grocery bags (hopefully non-plastic) ready for we're about to list down the absolute must-have foods that you should start eating now to get amazing skin naturally.
We are actually telling you to eat chocolate for your skin. Cocoa, the main ingredient is an excellent hydrant and makes your skin supple. If you can get your hands on dark chocolate, do that! Because it has higher levels of flavonols which a very potent antioxidant.
Tomatoes, being a fruit, are a great source of vitamins.
Interestingly, if you eat 5 tablespoons of tomato paste everyday (excepting ketchup!) you will naturally be 33% more protected from the sun.
This is because it has high levels of the antioxidant lycopene which improves the skin's defense against sun damage, i.e. SPF.
3. Dahi (Yoghurt).
We're all familiar with the joy of taking a spoon and taking a scoop out of freshly set dahi either made at home or brought from the supermarket.
Regularly eating dahi has many health benefits. Digestion is aided, which results in a regular bowel movement which in turn has a direct effect on the clarity of your skin.
4. Red Wine
If you ever need an excuse to drink, this is it! Why is Red Wine food (and good) for your skin?
Simply put, it is the one of the best sources of resveratrol which is an antioxidant compound with anti-tumour properties.
Drinking half a glass of red wine is good enough to keep skin lesions that are caused by long-term sun damage away for good.
Pomegranate is another such fruit that is incredibly rich in antioxidants, is good for easing digestion, and in regulating the skin's blood flow and stimulates circulation of the blood while giving you a rosy glow.
Take a few glasses of pomegranate juice or just have it raw for best results.
Despite being a great supplement for improving eye health, research has found that carrots have higher levels of carotenoids which are fantastic for increasing yellow tones in skin's complexion
This reduces dull, plain and pale looking skin and adds vitality and radiance to lifeless skin. And they taste great too! Boil them or eat them raw or in a salad.
This concludes our short list. For more, just pick up the phone and ask or drop an email.
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