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Wanna Be More Attractive? Eat These Foods

Have you ever heard the saying "you are what you eat"? Well, that's kind of what this is here and even though you might not ACTUALLY be what you eat, what you consume not only has an affect on how you feel but apparently how you look.

his is because humans are hardwired to find the glow from a nutritious diet, which includes lots of foods high in carotenoids, aesthetically pleasing.

Carotenoids are antioxidants commonly found in fruits and vegetables such as yellow and red peppers, spinach, apricots and melons. 

They are also in some animal products, including eggs and salmon.

One of the studies, published in PLOS ONE, found eating just two extra portions of fruit and vegetables per day can lead to a noticeable change in skin colour in just over a month.


Here are the top 19 foods that are high in carotenoids - and most will cost you less than a quid:

  1. Apricots
  2. Bell peppers
  3. Broccoli
  4. Cantaloupe
  5. Carrots
  6. Guava
  7. Grapefruit
  8. Leafy greens (spinach, kale, etc)
  9. Mangos
  10. Pumpkin
  11. Red peppers
  12. Spinach
  13. Sweet potatoes
  14. Tangerines
  15. Tomatoes
  16. Watermelon
  17. Squash
  18. Eggs
  19. Salmon

Photo Credit: The U.S. Sun