Fall is here and your skin might start getting dry and flaky thanks to the dry air this time of the year. Bring your skin back to health by incorporating some of these foods that are plentiful this time of year.
Grapes are super accessible and are really cheap this time of year making them easy to get for just about everybody. While they certainly taste delicious and there are quite a few varieties to pick from, did you know that red grapes are super high in the antioxidant resveratrol? Also found in peanuts and berries, resveratrol acts as an anti-inflammatory protecting the body from damage. It also helps slow down premature aging of the skin. With these benefits, who wouldn’t want to eat a few grapes!?
With fall comes a lot of pumpkins! Pumpkins are loaded with beta-carotene which is turned into vitamin A. Vitamin A is a necessity when it comes to new cell growth of the skin. With pumpkin everything this time of the year, it shouldn’t be too hard to incorporate this powerhouse food into your diet.
There are so, so, so many varieties of apples in the fall and countless ways to prepare them so make sure to add this food into your diet on a daily basis. Apples are loaded with fiber and contain antioxidants. Most of the nutrition is found in the skin so make sure to eat that part, too!
You can get flax seeds all throughout the year but they are a great addition to the diet of the person who is looking to boost the health of their skin. Omega 3 fatty acids are found in great amounts in flax seeds and also in salmon. Omega 3’s are great at retaining moisture so sneak in flax seeds or serve salmon for dinner every chance you get!
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