Glowing skin is a dream of almost every woman. While some people seem to have glowing skin naturally, others have to work really hard to achieve it. But it may not be as difficult as it sometimes seems - you don’t necessarily have to invest in expensive creams and treatments to get glowing skin. Yes, we’re talking about taking care of the skin from the inside out. Having beautiful skin mostly depends on what your diet is like. When you consume food, nutrients go to all parts of your body, due to which your skin glows.

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Therefore, your diet should definitely include nutrients whose effect is visible on your skin. There are many foods that can be used to make your skin glow.

By eating fruits and vegetables that are rich in vitamin C, you can bring a glow to your face and even prevent wrinkles. In this article, we will discuss the foods that help make your skin glow. 

  1. Orange
  2. Pomegranate
  3. Dry fruits
  4. Green vegetables
  5. Green tea
  6. Eggs
  7. Lemon
  8. Fish
  9. Tomato
  10. Pulses
  11. Brown rice
Doctors for What to eat to get glowing skin

Being rich in vitamin C, oranges help a lot in making your skin glow. Drinking orange juice brings back the lost glow to your skin. Along with this, you can dry orange peel and apply it as a face pack.

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Pomegranate is rich in antioxidants. By eating it or drinking its juice, red blood cells are made in the body, due to which the amount of blood in the body increases. It is capable of helping heal all kinds of wounds. It increases the blood, hence the skin also appears red. If you have pomegranates for 1 year then your face will have a natural redness to it and you will not need to apply blush.

  • Almonds: Almonds contain protein, fiber and some important fatty acids that are beneficial for the body. Also, they increase hemoglobin in the blood. Consumption of almonds does not cause acne and the skin remains shiny.
  • Raisins: Raisins contain vitamin A, which improves the overall health of your skin and slows down the rate of ageing.
  • Cashew: Daily consumption of cashews improves the complexion of the skin because it contains a lot of vitamin A and it also protects the skin.
  • Pistachios: Pistachios contain vitamin A, which protects the skin from UV rays and delays ageing. It is a good source of antioxidants.

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Green vegetables with green leaves like spinach, fenugreek etc. are very helpful for improving the complexion of the face as they are rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin C and iron, which help in cleaning your blood. If you do not like to eat green vegetables, then you can make juice with them and drink it. This will keep your face glowing.

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Green tea is a herbal tea and it has many health benefits. The antioxidant elements present in it not only protect your health, but its consumption also helps remove sunburns and blemishes from your skin, to keep your skin soft and glowing. As an added bonus, green tea is also known to aid weight loss

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Eating eggs makes the body strong because they are rich in protein and calcium. When your body is strong then you do not feel tired and your face looks fresh all the time.

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Vitamin C is found in lemon in abundance, so make sure to include it in your diet. It helps in removing the toxins from the body. Drink lemon juice by adding it to hot water or you can also consume it by squeezing it in a salad.

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Omega 3 fatty acids are found in fish, which is great for your skin. Its consumption keeps your skin glowing and healthy. This also makes your hair black and thick.

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Tomatoes are very beneficial for the skin. They contain lycopene and antioxidants, so their regular consumption delays the ageing of the body. They also protect the facial skin from free radicals and give a glow to the skin.

There is a lot of protein present in lentils. By consuming them regularly, the body gets enough protein and new cells are formed in the skin, due to which the skin of the face glows.

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Brown rice is a very good food item. Its use can make the skin beautiful and healthy. Brown rice contains lipid molecules that retain moisture in our skin. Along with this, it also contains ceramides that go inside the skin and provide new energy to the skin.

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Add these foods to your daily diet and get glowing and beautiful skin.

Dr Shishpal Singh

Dr Shishpal Singh

5 Years of Experience

Dr. Sarish Kaur Walia

Dr. Sarish Kaur Walia

3 Years of Experience

Dr. Rashmi Aderao

Dr. Rashmi Aderao

13 Years of Experience

Dr. Moin Ahmad Siddiqui

Dr. Moin Ahmad Siddiqui

4 Years of Experience

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