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VEGETABLES

Looking to zap those zits? Try noshing on leafy greens like kale, spinach, and sprouts. Veggies aren’t just packed with anti-inflammatory antioxidants, they’re also loaded with alkalines, which help restore your body’s pH by counteracting excess acids.

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PROBIOTICS

Boost a flagging immune system and promote digestion by downing probiotics—a type of “good” bacteria found in your gut—in the form of fermented foods like yogurt, miso, and kombucha.

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SEEDS

The next time you get a snack attack, make like a bird and polish off some seeds. Sunflower seeds, chia seeds, and flaxseeds are great for your skin because they’re chock-full of omega-3 and other essential fatty acids. Sprinkle them in your smoothie or eat them straight up for healthy, balanced skin.

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LEAN PROTEIN

Proteins are important building blocks for your skin. (Collagen, which keeps your epidermis taut and supple, fall into that group.) To get your fix, opt for wild-caught fish, organic chicken, legumes, beans, and nuts.

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GREEN TEA

Here’s another way to keep adult acne at bay: green tea. This dietary mainstay is rich in antioxidants like flavonoids and catechins, which work in tandem to reduce inflammation, quell oxidative damage, and protect skin cells from overexposure to ultraviolet light.

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BERRIES

Berries like açaí, goji, and even the less exotic blueberry, are ripe with antioxidants and vitamin C. Berries also protect your skin cells from free-radical damage, keeping your skin youthful and vibrant.