15 High Vitamin Foods to Eat for Glowing Skin and Healthy Hair
Ready to nosh your way to better hair and skin? You can. Research is now showing that it’s possible to influence your looks simply by choosing specific foods. Hair growth (and fallout), skin collagen production, hormone balance and more are all tied to what you choose to eat.
First thing to know, don’t skimp on rich, healthy ingredients this season, even if you are trying to slim down. ‘Our body has no idea what a calorie is,’ says Ciara Foy, a Toronto-based holistic nutritionist. ‘That’s important to understand with respect to eating whole foods because they contain tons of nutrients, phytochemicals and enzymes that work synergistically to keep us healthy.’
Here are our must-eats to help you get your glow on.
1. Amla or Indian gooseberry
Why you need it: Full of vitamin A, amla helps in increasing the collagen production which is essential to keep your skin looking taut and glowing.
How to use it: The best way to eat amla is to consume it on an empty stomach in its juice form, early morning. This will slow down the degeneration of collagen and also help the body produce more. Here are a few more ways to use amla to enhance your beauty.