10 Foods You Need to Eat for Glowing Skin

By Hannah de Gruchy / Beauty / July 6th, 2022

1. Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes

A compound called beta-carotene gives sweet potatoes their beautiful orange colour. Beta-carotene is an antioxidant that the body turns into vitamin A during digestion. This means that sweet potatoes have a double benefit for the skin…

The antioxidant properties help to protect the skin from UV damage (although it’s not a substitute for external sun protection) which can cause skin ageing, dryness and dullness. Plus, the skin uses vitamin A to stimulate healthy cell renewal and to produce skin-plumping collagen (big ticks for glowing skin).

So next time you’re offered sweet potato wedges instead of regular ones, your skin says yes!


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