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15 Foods That Will Make You Radiant On The Inside And Out

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1. Pumpkin

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Think Halloween no more! Pumpkins actually get their orange hue from carotenoids, which help fight wrinkles, neutralize free radicals in your skin, and slow the overall aging process.

2. Kale

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It's no wonder that kale is all the rage these days. With tons of vitamin C and other nutrients, the collagen in your skin is kept strong, preventing tears/damage to the skin's surface.

3. Papaya

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The crowd goes wild for papaYAS! This tropical fruit has a digestive enzyme called papain, which helps to repair wrinkles by rebuilding the elastin in your skin, helping keep you looking fresh.

4. Blueberries

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Although little, blueberries possess some mighty powers! They get their bluish hue from anthocyanins, powerful antioxidants that assist in protecting the skin from free radicals, which can damage or breakdown the collagen in your skin.

5. Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet potatoes have just become even more appetizing. Color is key! Beta-carotene, which makes these gems orange, is an antioxidant that turns into vitamin A in your body, helping to shed old skin cells and produce newer, more radiant ones!

6. Strawberries

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Strawberries, you too?! With more anti-aging vitamin C than some citrus fruit, strawberries help prevent fine lines while keeping your skin hydrated and smooth. Look great while enjoying each bite!

7. Carrots

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Like sweet potatoes, carrots have loads of beta-carotene as well as large amounts of vitamin A. These nutrients help the liver to flush out toxins in your body as well as reverse and prevent cell damage that's been done.

8. Tomatoes

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Tomato, tomahto. Doesn't matter how you say it because, either way, tomatoes have lycopene, which helps to protect your skin from the sun and prevent damage to the mitochondrial DNA in your skin, which can cause less elasticity and early aging.

9. Fish

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Fish really does got it goin' on. As a great source of fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6 (EFAs), fishes like salmon, mackerel, and tuna decrease inflammation in the skin and body, reducing wrinkles as a result.

10. Parsley

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A sprig here, a sprig there! Parsley has polyphenols like chlorophyll, which fight the bacteria in the body produced by sulfur. Halitosis? More like haliNOsis.

11. Avocado

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In addition to helping keep your heart healthy and preventing certain types of cancers, avocados make your skin GLOW. They contain glutamine amino acid, which cleanses your skin and detoxifies your body, removing damaging toxins in the meanwhile.

12. Almonds

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With almost the same amount of calcium as milk, almonds aren't just any nut. They also have vitamin E, which help to shield the skin against harmful UV rays that rapidly destroy elasticity and collagen in your skin.

13. Flaxseed

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Flaxseed has many different things to be proud of. Omega-3s? Check. Fiber? Check. What about lignans? Ah, so glad you asked. With about 75 - 800 times more lignans than other plant foods, flaxseed helps to reduce the risks of certain types of cancers while decreasing inflammation.

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Eggcellent, indeed! Super high in sulfur, eggs help with an assortment of body functions, including vitamin B absorption and liver function. They also assist in collagen and keratin production, which keeps hair shiny, strengthens nails, and makes your skin glow.

15. Pineapple

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Not only do pineapples taste great, but they clean your teeth as well! They have the enzyme bromelain, which assists in naturally whitening teeth as well as breaking up plaque.

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