Low-Fat Dairy Products
Low-fat dairy products are excellent sources of vitamin A, an important component of healthy skin. Vitamin A is essential for skin cell development, and getting adequate amounts in the diet can maintain strong, supple skin. Low-fat yogurt also contains "live" bacteria called acidophilus which is good for digestive health. Healthy digestion can ensure all the nutrients you consume are absorbed by the body, which in turn can lead to healthy-looking skin.
"If you have diabetes or thyroid problems, it's doubly important to eat vitamin A-rich dairy foods because your body can't convert beta carotene into vitamin A," says nutrition expert Liz Lipski, PhD, CCN, CHN, the founder and director of InnovativeHealing.com and the author of Digestive Wellness.