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9 Foods For A Beautiful You
Jul 2014
Amy Jones
Clinical Nutritionist, Apollo Life Center, Hyderabad

Strawberry Saver
The vitamin C content of strawberries helps to combat wrinkles and ageing caused by free radical damage making the skin more elastic. Strawberries can be eaten and also applied onto the face as a scrub or mask.

Peppy Papaya
Vitamin A and the enzyme Papain in papaya help ensure glowing skin. When the peel is rubbed onto the skin, it has exfoliation properties, which help in removing dead skin cells along with breaking down the inactive proteins.

Tofu Toner
The isoflavones present in tofu preserves the skin firming collagen keeping the skin tone plump and elastic.

Crunchy Carrots
Carrots contain the carotenoids beta-carotene and lycopene—both of which may shield your skin against UV damage. The vitamin A in carrot also promotes good eyesight.

Super Spinach
Lutein in spinach is a carotenoid that protects your skin from UV damage. When stored continuously under the light it shows elevated levels of vitamin C and preserved levels of vitamins K, E, folate and the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin.