If the age-old adage of “you are what you eat” is anything to go by, your skin is a reflection of your diet, and you’ll have to do more than spending hundreds on fancy skin treatments. 

The rise of superfoods over the past decade has reinvented the way people think about food and their complexion. Those constantly noshing on foods that are processed with high sugar content often find their skins devoid of glow, while a diet lacking in fibre usually causes inflammations that are often reflected on the face.

Dozens of supplements and special diets have since spawned with the promise of glowing skin from the inside out, but sticking to how nature intended for us to eat has always been the most promising way of attaining that youthful sheen. To get you started, here are five superfoods for better skin.