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7 Foods That Help You Look Good

By: Tanushree Kulkarni
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It is not for nothing that nutritionists say you are what you eat. You can wear the hottest attire, try out new makeup, but it is food which you eat that matters.

You may apply hundreds of products loaded with the promise of beautiful skin, youthful appearance or rapid loss of ageing signs. However, these products are often skin deep.

The true solution lies in the food that we eat, and often the food we overlook.

These food items are packed with nutrients that not only offer you multitudes of benefits, but also killer good looks.

The foods like broccoli, bananas, legumes and oysters, which we often take for granted, are actually great for our skin and health.

Try these natural and healthy approaches to looking good and staying healthy. So, eat your way to good looks, literally people!

So, have a look at these 7 foods that you must prefer if you're looking at getting good looks.



Most dieticians absolutely swear by Geek yogurt. It is packed with essential proteins that not only serve a fulfilling breakfast, but also contain essential amino acids that help you get rid of dark circles.

Planning a night out in town? Treat yourself to yogurt for breakfast the day before to ward off dark circles. Even the plain yogurt contains nutrients that are good for the bones and teeth. So, include yogurt in your diet for a beautiful and healthier you.


Green Tea

Favourite of those on the diet, Green tea has numerous other beauty benefits too apart from the obvious weight loss benefits.

It is rich in antioxidants that help give you attain a beautiful skin and also slow down the process of ageing. Studies also say that it protects the body against cancer.



Do you know the secret to looking youthful? Bananas. Yes, those humble-looking bananas are rich in essential potassium, vitamin B6 and folic acid that keeps you fitter and younger looking. The acids present in a banana also boost your mood and cure depression.



They not only taste great but are also packed with vitamins, protein, zinc and biotin that give you stronger and healthier hair. If you are suffering from dry and brittle hair, you should stock up on rajma and other legumes for a gorgeous mane.


Red Bell Peppers

Not only do they make for a pretty food picture on Instagram, but also are high in antioxidants. According to the experts, those who have a high level of antioxidants also have a beautiful and glowing skin.

This food should definitely be on your list, if attaining a beautiful skin is on your agenda.



It is a tasty make for a good main course and is packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids alleviate your mood and help fight stress. And when you feel good, you definitely look great!



This shell fish is loaded with zinc that controls the excess oil production in your skin, which means you are less prone to breakouts. And when your skin is clearer and less prone to zits, you look good and feel confident.

Read more about: diet and fitness, foods
Story first published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 2:00 [IST]
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