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The Best Diets For Your Skin

Here's how 6 popular diets—Atkins, Raw Food, Mediterranean, and more—can affect your complexion.
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The New Becoming Vegetarian, Skinny Bitch

The lowdown: Whether you skip meat and other animal products for your health, ethical reasons, or both, you probably eat more fresh produce and whole grains as a result—good news for your skin. The antioxidants in these eats neutralize the free radicals that contribute to wrinkles, brown spots, and other signs of aging.

Veggie diets tend to be low in fat, so incorporate ground flaxseeds and olive and safflower oils to help your skin retain water, making it more supple, Dr. Baumann says.

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