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Try these four foods to help keep your skin soft and prevent dry skin

Butternut Squash

This favorite (especially in the fall) is chock-full of beta-carotene and vitamin C, which are important for the production of collagen—a protein that keeps skin feeling supple.

Red Cabbage

This veggie is packed with anthocyanins—pigments that give the cabbage its deep red color and have anti-inflammatory properties—which may help prevent dry, itchy skin.

Red cabbage
Red cabbage

Beets

These vegetables are rich in chemicals called nitrates, which the body converts to a gas that may help improve circulation in the blood vessels.

beets
beets

Pumpkin Seeds

These seeds—save them when cleaning out your jack-o’-lantern for Halloween—are rich in vitamin E and zinc, both of which are involved in skin cell renewal.

Pumpkin seeds contain significant amounts of the macromineral magnesium.
Pumpkin seeds contain significant amounts of the macromineral magnesium.
Source:Diabetes Focus

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