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The 6 Best Foods for Winter

Fill your plate with these ridiculously nutritious cold-weather eats this season

Best Winter Food #2: Walnuts

What it does: Keeps your skin from drying out

Why it works: The winter months bring drier air (blame frigid winds and indoor heating), which can suck the moisture out of your skin, leaving it dull, tight, and itchy. Applying moisturizer can help, but the omega-3 fatty acids found in foods like walnuts will combat your dry-skin problem from the inside. Omega-3s help maintain healthy cell membranes, including those found in your skin. When your skin cells are strong they are better able to retain moisture, helping your skin avoid a reptilian fate.

Other skin-saving foods: Salmon, flaxseed, olive oil, tuna

SUPERIOR SNACKS: Keep your metabolism stoked all winter using the Ultimate Snack Scorecard.

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