It’s easy to think that with the right cream or beauty procedure we might achieve healthy, glowing skin. In reality, most of what appears on the outside happens within. The best thing we can do to look after our skin is to nurture it with good food, plenty of water and appropriate protection against the elements.
The link between diet and skin remains, on the whole, more anecdotal than bullet-proof. But there are some foods that have undoubtedly positive effects on the appearance and texture of our skin, even if scientists can’t yet pinpoint exactly how.
We asked Melanie McGrice, accredited practicing dietitian specialising in women’s health, to talk us through some of her best suggestions for healthy skin.