Are you frightened by the thought of premature ageing of your skin? Fret not, a few fruits can help in making your skin look younger and firm. And as dietician, Manuel Villacorta says, ‘What you eat makes a huge difference in how you age and how you feel.’ The darker and deeper the color of the fruit, the better it is for the skin. Niti Desai, consultant nutritionist, suggests 5 fruits to prevent early skin ageing.
Berries- Berries can do wonders for your skin by keeping it away from ageing. They have the highest concentration of antioxidants and are enriched with vitamin C, which helps the skin stay wrinkle-free. Berries are used to treat sun damage, age spots and erase wrinkles.
Papaya- Papaya contains beta carotene and vitamin A that keeps the wrinkles at bay. The enzyme papain in papaya makes the fruit a natural moisturizer. It helps in nourishing and exfoliating the skin.
Avocado- Avocados are rich in powerful carotenoid anti-oxidants and vitamin E, which helps in keeping the skin moisturised and nourished. It also contains glutathione, which prevents premature ageing.
Orange and sweet lime- Rich in vitamin C, oranges and sweet lime have antioxidants that helps maintain the collagen and keep your skin younger and fresh. Oranges and sweet lime can help you maintain the youthful charm.
Melons- Melons are rich in vitamin A and beta carotene that not only makes it a healthy fruit, but also fights the ageing process. Melons contain powerful anti-oxidants that help in keeping the skin firm and prevent ageing.