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Eat These Nutrient-Dense Whole Foods to Shine on Your Wedding Day

From salmon to beets, here’s everything you need to incorporate into your diet

It’s time to have healthy food! (Photo: Getty/Thinkstock)

The wedding day is, without a doubt, one of the most special days for anyone. So people end up spending months making sure all the arrangements are perfect and in place. However, amid all the hustle and bustle, many tend to forget about their self-care routine which is crucial to shine on your big day. You may have the best hair and makeup artist in place, but nothing beats the glow that comes from within.

Wondering how to up your fitness and nutrition game? Nutritionist and diet coach Minaschi Pettukola is here to help. This wedding season, incorporate these colorful, varied, and nutrient-dense whole foods suggested by Pettukola and be sure to shine not just on your wedding day, but for days to come.


Salmon is a powerhouse of essential fatty acids and is very rich in omega. It’s the perfect recipe on its own for glowing skin and shiny hair.


Every Indian household knows the benefits of turmeric. It’s an age-old staple in our kitchens and is great for healing damaged skin and can repair sun-damaged skin.


Garlic is known to reduce and fight skin infections. It is also known to boost immunity which is of paramount importance these days.

citrus fruits

Citrus fruits can easily be added to your breakfast like oranges and grapefruits. They promote healthy collagen production and can fight inflammation and toxicity.

Green vegetables

Green vegetables like spinach, kale, broccoli, mustard, and fenugreek leaves are rich in antioxidants, calcium, and folate, which are needed to keep your skin healthy and glowing.


Beets are an exceptionally rich source of antioxidant compounds that repair skin cells, promote the growth of new skin and younger cells.

Whole grains

Whole grains are high in fiber and nutrients, especially in these days of highly processed, nutrient-depleted foods. Whole-grain foods help tip the balance toward healthier eating.


Other foods that make a big difference in enriching your diet are eggs, nuts and seeds, pro and prebiotics, lentils and green tea.

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