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Top 5 fruits recommended for healthy skin
During the summer months skin can suffer. With hotter, drier weather it can often feel parched, especially if it is not properly protected from the sun’s rays.
But while skincare might require a little more attention, this isn’t a cause for panic buying of lotions and potions, especially when the skin saving ingredients are right under your nose.
Fruit is great for maintaining a healthy living and is also refreshing and delicious during the hotter weather.
As well as being tasty though, they are also jam-packed with vitamins and minerals, helping you achieve a really healthy glow all season long. Here are a few fruits you should be including in your diet.
As this fruit is made up of around 90 per cent water it is a top way for keeping skin hydrated. It also contains vitamins A and C and is known to help reduce give you a rosy and smooth complexion.
Strawberries are filled with anti-oxidants, which protect the skin from harmful environmental affects. Those of you worried about your skin ageing rapidly will also be pleased to hear that its high concentration of vitamin C can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Grapes are a fab low-calorie fruit known to help stimulate and detoxify the skin. They contain vitamin A and B3, as well as minerals, citric acid and tannin, moisturising the skin and increasing skin cell re-growth.
Pineapples are a good source of vitamin C, which is a natural antioxidant and ensures skin remains hydrated and elastic, great for drier weather conditions.
Like oranges and most fruit papaya is high in vitamin C and also has one of highest levels of vitamin A and carotene of all fruit. It is rich in papain, which helps aid skin cell production, as well as decreasing the chances of your skin becoming inflamed or developing a rash.
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