There’s nothing better than looking in the mirror and seeing a healthy, clear complexion looking back at you. There’s also nothing worse than noticing your skin’s on the verge of a massive breakout. So, what can you do? Stick with foods that are good for your body on the inside and out.
Your skin “is a reflection of your total body health,” Cheryl Karcher, a dermatologist, tells Web Md. Here are five foods you should eat and five to avoid for the healthiest of healthy skin.
Foods to Eat
1. Cooked Tomatoes
Cooked tomatoes ensure your skin stays blemish-free and youthful, according to Woman’s Day. This superfood contains a heavy dose of lycopene, an antioxidant, which your body uses to fight the effects of UV damage. While you’re at it, try to incorporate berries, greens, yellow squash, and green tea in your diet. See the connection? They’re all really good for your insides, too!