Binge on these navratri snacks for a glowing skin

Navratri special snacks have good nutritional value that keep the body's metabolism under check and have skin benefits too. Read on and eat your way to a radiant skin this festive season.

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Promotes Healthy Skin

Promotes healthy skin: Banana leaves skin mask have been used in traditional spa for decades now. Banana leaves are filled with antioxidants and anti-inflammatories, which help maintain healthy skin. The best way to use banana leaves for skin health is to apply freshly crushed banana leaves directly on the skin.

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Pumpkin Seeds: If possible, make pumpkin seeds a part of your regular diet. If not, Navratra is the time to load up on it. These seeds are a rich source of magnesium which boosts collagen production and promotes healthy skin. Dry roast the seeds and sprinkle a pinch of salt to add to the taste to the snack.

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Sago: It helps in cooling down the body’s excessive heat. Certain food items, like oily and fried ones, can shoot up our body’s heat levels. This heat can result in skin redness and breakouts. Therefore, it’s important to keep your body cool and hydrated. While drinking plenty of liquids is recommended, adding Sago or sabudana to your navratra diet can also help in cooling down the body.

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Water Chestnut

Water Chestnut: Commonly known as singhara, it has anti-oxidants and detoxifying properties—a perfect combination for a healthy and glowing skin. It’s better to eat as a fruit without frying it.

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Yogurt: It’s filling, easily available and the flavoured ones are yummier too. Yogurt is rich in Vitamin B—B2, B6 and B12—which helps detoxify the skin resulting in clearer- and healthier-looking skin. Eat the most of it and apply the rest on your skin. Yogurt works as a great skin nourishing agent when applied as a mask.