Super foods for healthy skin
Certain important foods for healthy skin:
Coconut water: It is rich in potassium (electrolyte) which is responsible for moving nutrients into our cells. It hydrates and cools down our body. It is best to reduce the excess body heat.
Amla: Amla is also loaded with vitamin C. it will pacify your dosha imbalance. Which will in turn give you a beautiful and glowing skin. 20 ml amla juice mixed with 25 ml aloe vera juice will provide you necessary nutrients for healthy and glowing skin. Aloe vera can also be applied on your face, as it hydrates and moisturizes your skin, prevents wrinkles and removes blemishes and acne as well.
Jeera(cumin seeds): Jeera cools down your body and removes all the toxins from the body. Acne arises due to buildup body toxins. Jeera will pacify your pitta by reducing body heat. Jeera water can be taken in the early morning along with lemon to remove all the toxins from the body.
Raw vegetables: Raw vegetables like cucumber will help to reduce body heat and will also hydrate your body. Prefer raw vegetables over cooked ones. If you want to eat sabzi then opt for a dry one without gravy and which is cooked in minimum oil.
Kokum: kokum aids in digestion, beneficial for constipation, acidity, flatulence. It also helps to remove worms from the stomach. It acts as an antioxidant as well as anti-inflammatory agent.
Water: water (H2O) is required for hydrating our body. It provides oxygen to the cells. It helps to remove all the buildup toxins from our body. It aids in blood circulation and delivery of nutrients.
Omega-3 fatty acids: Omega-3 fatty acids are anti-inflammatory in nature and are found in fatty fish (avoid the ones which has more mercury like larger species of fish, such as, swordfish, king mackerel, shark and tilefish), flax-seed, walnut, cauliflower, etc. It revitalizes our skin by providing moisture to it and reduces inflammation.