Well, this is especially true during the monsoon season. It’s during India’s three-month long rainy season that you may see your skin becoming drab, dull, and dry! What can you do? Well, you can eat better, and no you don’t have to go on some special diet. The answers lie in your kitchen!
Foods that will make your skin shine during rainy weather
Do you remember the first line of that well-known and old song “rain, rain go away?” It referenced the gloominess people often feel during rainy weather. This gloominess can cause them to eat improperly. Unfortunately, this can lead to unhealthy skin. Eat the following to make sure you don’t end up becoming one of these people.
A litchi a day can lead to glowing skin
Litchi is a fruit that grows only during the monsoon season. This and other seasonal fruits are loaded with anti-oxidants. These fight off free radicals. They also reverse the damage these free radicals can do to your skin. They can help heal freckles, acne, and other blemishes for this reason. They are also rich in Vitamin C which helps heal various cells in your body including your skin cells.
Lay off on the French fries
Apparently, what you read about in many Women’s health foods about oily foods causing skin problems is true. While there is nothing that hits the spot better than a yummy French fry, avoid them when it rains and pours. Oily foods like French friescan do a real number on your skin. The oil in these foods builds up in your skin cells, it’s not absorbed or used by your body. What you end up with is dull, oily and sagging skin.
Remember that seeds are a tasty snack
Sunflower and pumpkin seeds can also do wonders for your skin. Well, any seed will do this. The reason why is because they’re chock full of nutrients, one such nutrient is Vitamin E which is a known natural moisturizer. Vitamin E can also help exfoliate skin, it promotes the rapid growth of new skin cells, you’ll end up with vibrant skin that looks and feels younger and more resilient. It will also shine with the glow of youth,
Load up on flavored water with you
Ok, so while drinking the recommended 64 ounces of water a day may seem like a chore, it’s something that you need to do. Hydrated skin stays younger looking and feeling. It also stays blemish free for longer, if you don’t like drinking plain water (and who does) try livening it up a bit with a natural flavor. You can buy these flavors in any grocery store. Now you will love drinking water.
You can eat your way to healthy skin
It’s indeed true that you can eat your way to healthier skin because you are what you eat. You can also find all of the foods mentioned above in your corner grocery store!