Winter and vehicular pollution can leave your skin dry and dull. But you can get the golden glow back by sprinkling some flax seed on your salad or making juices from vegetables like spinach and beetroot!
With winter setting in, there is a lot of tasty and tempting food around. And the road to good skin doesn’t need to be bland; it can, in fact, be enjoyable. It is possible to eat one’s way to good skin! We just need to hydrate our skin by consuming plenty of liquids and the right food. A lot of vegetables are available in winter; so vegetable juices can be made using spinach, beetroot and amla among others. Tomatoes are also good for the skin and help keep the skin moist and glowing.
Dry skin needs to be moisturised not only from the outside but also from within by continuous consumption of water and other fluids.
Juices that are good for the skin whenever available fresh. “One can have orange juice, guava juice and coconut water which not only tastes well, but is rich in vitamins as well. Most fruit juices are good for the skin, but they should be in natural form, not packaged.”Snacking can be good and there is always something healthy to munch, whether you are a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian.
“Snacking is a good thing if one has the right snacks. You can have salmon which has Omega-3 fatty acids. Vegetarians can have flax seed, and nuts like almonds are the best, they have Vitamin-E and protein which is good for the skin’s elasticity”.