by Lexi Petronis
Romulo Yanes You're well aware that the holidays bring with them a ho-ho-heck of a lot of food options. Navigating the vast buffet isn't always easy--but here's something else to consider while you survey the spread. Some holiday foods can actually benefit your skin. Dr. Aurora DeJuliis, anti-aging skin expert and founder of The Aurora DeJuliis MD European Medical Spa, says there are two particular foods that you should pick in order to reap some extra glow.
DO eat plenty of...pumpkin! Pumpkin is filled with vitamins C, E, and A, as well as powerful enzymes that help in cleansing the skin--and pumpkin pulp is filled with carotenoids. "Carotenoids are known skin-savers due to their ability to neutralize free radicals that fast-forward the aging process," says Dr. DeJuliis. Pick pumpkin seeds, which are packed with zinc that aid in the creation of new skin cells and collagen formation. Zinc also helps control the production of oil in the skin and adds color and brightness toRead More »from 2 Skin-Prettifying Holiday Foods to Eat This Season (and 2 to Avoid)