If you steer clear of fruits and veggies, you may want to reconsider your stance as te evidence continues to mount as how they are good for your health and your skin. What Fall vegetables and fruits in your diet will help you maintain healthy skin? Dr Ingraham helps break down what you should be including in your dinner menu…that can help you look your best!Squash –
Squash has beta-carotene that gets converted into vitamin A within the body. Vitamin A’s a powerful antioxidant your body needs to maintain the skin’s proper health and integrity; it also protects against the damaging effects of sun exposure and dehydration.
Sweet Potatoes – Are full of vitamin a and locally available
Chock-full of vitamin C, apples can help speed up skin cell turnover, revealing a healthy glow. The antioxidants and fibers from green apple will yield youthful, elastic, smooth skin.
Cranberries can prevent and treat premature aging and acne thanks to their antiseptic antioxidant properties.
This fruit will improve your skin smoothness, elasticity, and overall look.Pomegranates can also help reduce acne, sun damage, and fine lines with its powerful antioxidants, which also reduces skin inflammation.
The best part of the fibrous gourds is actually pumpkin seed oil. It’s full of vitamin E, zinc, omega 3- and 6- fatty acids, as well as antioxidants. It can also improve your skin tone, and fight against acne and aging.
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About Dr. Sherry Ingraham:
Dr. Sherry N. Ingraham is a board certified dermatologist licensed in Texas with extensive training in skin cancer, psoriasis, medical dermatology and cosmetic dermatology.
Dr. Ingraham received a Bachelor of Arts in Human Biology/Anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and completed medical school at Tulane University in New Orleans where she also earned a Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. After an internship at Christus St. Joseph Hospital, she completed Dermatology Residency at Tulane Medical Center Department of Dermatology.
Speaking on dermatology and skin care across Texas, Dr. Ingraham has made great contributions to her field through presentations, research and publications. She is frequently featured in the media speaking as an expert on skin care conditions and treatments.
Her professional memberships include the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, Women’s Dermatologic Society, Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association and American Medical Association.