Monsoons are a welcome relief from the summer heat. We all enjoy the cool breeze and cool weather. While this climate has many advantages, it also comes with its fair share of skin problems. It can be extremely sensitive to heat and humidity on a regular basis. Monsoon season may also cause skin irritations and damage, such as acne, allergies and skin rashes. It is important to take care of your skin and overall health. You can make small changes in your diet to improve your skin’s health. While you can use many skincare products to reduce the effects of humidity, eating the right foods can make a big difference in your skin’s health and beauty. These foods will not just prevent skin problems, but will also give your skin a radiant glow.
Here are certain diets tips to help you get glowing skin in monsoon:
1. Get plenty of fluids
In order to restore the moisture lost in the body during monsoons, it is important to keep hydrating yourself. To add flavour and strength to your favorite masala chai or juices, you can also add ginger herbal concoctions to the list.
2. Use Seasonal Fruits
Monsoon brings with it a bounty of seasonal fruitsHigh levels of antioxidants can do wonders to your skin. Antioxidants protect the skin from free radicals. Excessive free-radical activity can cause skin to become dull and wrinkled. Vitamin C-rich fruits include peaches, pears, jamun and litchis.
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3. Avoid street food that is greasy
We understand how difficult it can sometimes be to control your cravings in cold weather. But eating pakodas every day could cause your skin loss and sagging. You should be careful about what street food you eat during monsoons, as it is more susceptible to contamination.
4. Cook your greens properly
Leafy vegetables are a great place to encourage the growth of germs and microbes during monsoon season. You don’t have them all gone. They are full of vitamins and minerals. To ensure that bacteria is dead, wash and cook them.
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5. A good supply of healthy seeds
The seeds are full of nutrients so don’t throw them away. Vitamin E is high-in sunflower and pumpkin seeds. This can make your skin appear younger, tauter and more radiant.
You will notice a significant improvement in your skin and body if you follow these practices.
About the Author: Dr. Noopur Jain a dermatologist is based in Delhi NCR.