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5 Fruits and Veggies for Fresh Summer Skin

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5 Fruits and Veggies for Fresh Summer Skin

By Maris Callahan for

With the summer sun shining you might be tempted to tanning in order to give your skin a glow. However, it’s no secret that sun exposure increases your risk for skin cancer. That’s why we want to recommend a safer way to give your complexion a healthy glow this season.

We know that water flushes toxins from the skin cells to give that glowing complexion we all yearn for. In addition to water, there are many fruits and vegetables you can eat to achieve that look, too.

We spoke with Dr. Brooke Jackson, a board certified dermatologist and founder of The Skin Wellness Center of Chicago, who says fresh fruits and vegetables found at farmers markets not only taste delicious, but are ideal for improving your skin’s condition and overall appearance.

Making these five fruits and vegetables part of your daily routine can improve your complexion, but also be a simple way to control your diet, meet daily requirements for fruits and vegetables, and keep a beauty regimen budget under control.

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1:47AM PDT on Aug 31, 2011

Thanks for the informative article and the links to the recipes.

9:50PM PDT on Jun 30, 2011

It is always good to know these things.

8:04PM PDT on Jun 28, 2011

Thank you for this article, very good!

7:51PM PDT on Jun 26, 2011

WOW, everything i eat now and then, better than rarely, but not as common as weekly or daily

5:01AM PDT on Jun 25, 2011

thank you

4:40AM PDT on Jun 23, 2011

Sweet potatoes are not available in Poland and mangoes are extremely expensive.

11:12AM PDT on Jun 22, 2011


9:11AM PDT on Jun 22, 2011

Interesting article. Thanks for sharing.

6:53AM PDT on Jun 21, 2011

This is a great article! Too bad mangos are impractical here in New England. I only buy them if the local co-op is discounting them because they are going bad. Otherwise I feel too guilty as they travel far to get here.
Everything else I can get locally and love to eat. Now I am looking forward to blueberry season with even greater anticipation!!

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