Healthy foods that can help you treat winter dry skin

Winter brings alligator elbows, chapped lips and flaky face which is quite irritating. If you have tried various cosmetics, lotions, moistures and many other things then this time you can use the natural remedies.  Whatever you eat affects your skin and also reflects on your skin.

Here are some of the remedies which can help you to have a smooth skin during winters:

Coconut:

          Most of the time we use coconut oil topically but there are many of the benefits if this fruit is been consumed. Coconut contains healthy fats and this fruit helps you to keep your skin moisturized which makes you look healthier and younger.

Sweet potatoes:

         Sweet potatoes contain vitamin A in high quality. Vitamin A helps to renew the skin, decrease dry and flaky skin. Sweet potatoes help to moisturize your skin and give your skin a healthy glow and also protect it from damage. Sweet potato consumption is beneficial during winter and it is also rich in vitamin C which helps to fight winter colds.

Oatmeal:

       Oatmeal is full of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. It is most rich in fiber which helps to prevent the dead skin and redness. Indigestible fiber is also present in it which keeps you fuller for a long time and helps you to avoid the sweet and salty foods which often leads to dry skin and breakouts. Fiber also helps to boost the metabolism and it also helps to have a clear skin.

Olive oil:

         Olive oil has vitamin E and this vitamin and good fats in this oil help to keep your skin moisturized. This is the reason why it is so known as a skin care ingredient.  Using this oil in fat will also provide you the same benefits.

Carrots:

         Carrots are full of vitamin C and it helps in the production of collagen. The elasticity of skin depends on collagen. Vitamin A found in carrots attack the free radical and also helps to prevent the wrinkles and uneven skin tone.

Green leafy vegetables:

         Most of the time skin is affected due to environmental factors. There are various foods that help you to have a good and healthy skin during winter. Hence food which is rich in vitamin C can be intaken as it boosts the immunity and also helps in the production of collagen. Consuming green vegetables help you to fight free radicals damage in the skin.

Low sugar and water-rich fruits:

          Fruits are rich in water and also healthy. They protect your skin because of the water content in it. Drinking water or eating a fruit which is rich in water helps to boost the extra nutrients. You can switch to the fruits like berries and kiwis.

Eggs

        Eggs contain proteins and are low in fat. It promotes the cell regeneration and supplies sulfur and lutein which helps to hydrate skin and maintains the elasticity of the skin. Fats in nuts and high-fat diet decrease the chance of having wrinkles during winters.

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