Add These 10 Fruits To Your Diet If You Want Glowing Skin

by Atika Lim
FOOD  |  January 08, 2018
  • Strawberries
    1 / 10 Strawberries

    Strawberries contain ellagic acid that can actually increase collagen production in skin and prevent wrinkles from forming. They’ve also got heaps of antioxidants that can help protect your skin from UV damage.

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  • Pineapples
    2 / 10 Pineapples

    Pineapples contain bromelain, an enzyme that can help reduce inflammation on different parts of the body. Pineapples also contain loads of water, nutrients and minerals that help hydrate skin from the inside.

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  • Papayas
    3 / 10 Papayas

    High in fibre, papayas help rid your body of toxins and are great for your digestive system. The beta carotene and papain enzymes found in papayas also help to speed up cell regeneration.

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  • Plums
    4 / 10 Plums

    Besides being a natural laxative, plums contain plenty of fibre, which helps toxins get expelled from the body. With fewer toxins, your skin doesn’t break out as often with pimples.

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  • Kiwi fruit
    5 / 10 Kiwi fruit

    Packed with vitamins and minerals, these fruits not only help boost your immune system with their nutrients, they’re great for your skin too. The ascorbic acid in kiwi fruit helps boost skin health.

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  • Avocados
    6 / 10 Avocados

    The vitamin E found in avocados is said to be able to protect skin by moisturising it from the inside. It also promotes cell regeneration so you’ll always have glowing skin.

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  • Bananas
    7 / 10 Bananas

    Another natural laxative, bananas not only keep you full during the day, they’re great for your skin too. Filled with potassium, they hydrate your skin from within and prevent wrinkles from forming too.

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  • Dragon fruit
    8 / 10 Dragon fruit

    According to research, dragon fruit helps to encourage healthy gut floral so your digestive tract remains healthy. Dragon fruit contains plenty of antioxidants that help fight against free radicals so your skin remains taut and supple.

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  • Mangoes
    9 / 10 Mangoes

    Besides being great for lowering bad cholesterol, mangoes are great for your skin too. They’ve got heaps of vitamins and minerals, a high water content and can be even used as a mask for your skin.

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  • Oranges
    10 / 10 Oranges

    Oranges contain so much in terms of fibre content, water and vitamin C, all of which are great for skin.

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    A version of this story first appeared in The Singapore Women’s Weekly. The go-to, trusted magazine for the latest news and information in areas that matter most to the professional working woman, The Singapore Women’s Weekly is now available in both print and digital formats. Visit www.WomensWeekly.com.sg for more.

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