By Neha Yadav
Published Jan 27, 2024

Hindustan Times
Lifestyle

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5 foods that help repair skin

Your diet plays a major role in improving your skin health. Including foods rich in nutrients such as zinc and vitamin C in your diet can help repair skin.

Here are some foods that can repair your skin and prevent further damage.

Nuts

Nuts are rich in zinc, vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids that help produce collagen, a protein that helps repair damaged skin.

Fatty fish

Fatty fish such as mackerel, salmon and herring are full of essential nutrients that prevent skin damage and boost the growth of new skin cells.

Avocados

Avocados are full of healthy fats, vitamin E and other compounds like lutein and zeaxanthin that protect your skin from damage. 

Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits such as oranges, berries and lemons vitamin C which helps heal skin. 

Bell peppers

Red and yellow bell peppers are rich in beta-carotene, vitamins A and C. They boost collagen production and make your skin firm and strong.