Kick-Start Your New Year: Add More Veggies to Your Diet for a Better Complexion

January 13, 2011 | By | Comments (0)

No doubt several of you made the resolution to eat healthier this year. And aside from all the benefits you normally think about when it comes to eating vegetables, there is a new study that claims they help improve your skin tone as well.

 

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The study, which was conducted by a doctor at the University of Nottingham, found that people who eat a greater number of servings of fruits and vegetables containing carotenoids (antioxidants) have a more  golden skin color. And that based on surveys done, a veggie-rich complexion was judged more beautiful than a normal complexion and a tanned complexion.

 

Read more about the study here: Looking Good on Greens from University of Nottingham

 

Try these fruits and vegetables for an extra does of carotenoids: carrots, cantaloupe, tomatoes, spinach, and kale.

 

How do you add more fruits and vegetables into your diet?

 

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