Harvard Health Letter

Your bonus from fruits and veggies

Three servings a day may lead to rosier complexions.

Here's a simple way to get healthier-looking skin: eat more fruits and vegetables.

A study published in the journal PLoS One found that light-skinned people who ate fruits and vegetables daily for six weeks had rosier, healthier-looking complexions. Researchers say the carotenoid content in the food may be responsible, and that red and yellow pigments in fruits and vegetables may be distributed to the skin's surface when we consume them.

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