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Home Health & Nutrition

For a beautiful skin in winter

Published : Friday, 30 November, 2018 at 12:00 AM  Count : 1189

Model: Barna Photo: Shohag

Model: Barna Photo: Shohag

The winter has come! In winter, taking care of clothing, health, skin and hair care are the most important things to consider. Winter means fear of dry skin, rough hair, and cold cough. If you've tried various beauty regimens and still find it difficult to lock in moisture, it might be time to switch things up with your diet. There's a reason the trite-but-true saying goes, "You are what you eat." What you put into your body affects its appearance. Here's what you should stock up on to boost skin smoothness and avoid winter-battered skin. Our diet is crucial to boosting our immune systems and helping fight off the bugs.
But, she says, staying positive, exercising and getting a good night's sleep are also important.
Some nutrients are very beneficial for our skin and hair at this time. Only a day or two days will not be good for skin or hair. We must keep in mind that every one of us needs nutrients every day. And especially in winter, the importance of nutritious food is much more.
Apart from the cold cough, all the nutrients needed for skin care and hair care are available from the same kind of winter vegetables and fruits.
There are many nutrients in each meal. Now know what kind of nutrition is more important for our winter and why.
Citrus fruits
Citrus fruits, including lemons, limes, oranges and grapefruit, are at their juiciest in the wintertime and can add sunshine to the dreary winter. Citrus fruits help provide vitamin C, which promotes collagen formation and slows the effects of free radicals, helping to maintain firm and youthful skin. Grapefruits also provide lycopene, an antioxidant that helps skin stay resilient and smooth.
Eggs are high in protein, promote cell regeneration and supply sulfur and lutein, which hydrates skin and elasticity. Eggs are also low in fat. Studies have found that omitting the healthy fats found in foods like nuts and avocados, high-fat diets increase the chances of developing wrinkles.
Nuts and seeds are power foods that host omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins A, B, and E, monounsaturated fats, minerals, and antioxidants. "Foods full of vitamin E such as nuts help retain moisture and strengthen the skin barrier. It hydrate the skin, promotes its elasticity, helps regenerate cells, and protects against pollutants and free radicals. If weight loss is your priority, be mindful of serving sizes
Pumpkin and pumpkin seeds:
One cup of cooked winter squash has few calories (around 80) but is high in vitamin A (214 percent of the recommended daily value) and vitamin C (33 percent), as well as being a good source of vitamins B6 and K, potassium and folate. Vitamin A is considered one of the best anti-agers and skin moisturizers. It's also been proven to help smooth roughness. Zinc helps vitamin A do its job.
Among the winter vegetables, carrot is one of the most important ones. Carrots are loaded with vitamin C, which is a precursor to collagen production," explains Alpert. Collagen is essential for skin elasticity. "In addition, the vitamin A found in carrots attacks free radicals and can prevent wrinkles and uneven skin tone." Vitamin A also stimulates fibroblasts, the cells responsible for developing the tissue that keeps skin firm and healthy.
Samia Tasnim Nutritionist, Labaid Hospital

Samia Tasnim Nutritionist, Labaid Hospital

Honey has natural anti-septic, anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.Raw honey can hydrate the skin, leaving it soft, radiant, and glowing. Its antibacterial properties can help fight acne-causing bacteria. "Also, because honey keeps the skin well-hydrated and balanced, it helps control the production of oil. Apply raw honey directly on the skin and leave it on for up to 20 minutes, then rinse and massage it off thoroughly with water.Honey is naturally a perfect conditioner because it's a humectant and retains and attracts moisture, keeping your hair feeling smooth and healthy.
Also curd, other winter vegetables are very useful for health and skin. To stay away from cold cough, our antioxidant-rich foods will be kept on the food list every day.
1.    Eat honey in the morning in small quantities.
2.    Ginger gourd little to eat.
3.    After each meal eat one citrus fruit.
4.    Eat yogurt a day.
5.    Winter salad salads keep in every meal. Such as carrots, tomatoes, radishes, etc.
6.    Nuts will eat twice a day, just a little.
7.    Drink warm water after having meal. 

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