Acne Dietary Guidelines
Here are some tips for a more holistic approach to good health. Eat a nutritious, well-balanced diet. This is very important for the health of the skin.
The Chinese believe that acne is tried to inefficient and incomplete digestion, which results
in toxic metabolites that show up on the skin. A skin-healthy diet emphasizes raw and lightly
cooked vegetables, especially green leafy vegetables that contain valuable trace minerals and
are rich in fiber. Fresk green vegetables are essential. Also include in your diet lean
protein sources and complex carbohyudrates, such as rice, whole-grain bread, potatoes, and
legumes (legumes may be omitted if they cause a digestive problem). These fiber-rich foods
help ensure a clean gastrointestinal tract, which is especially important in the management of
acne. Eat three healthy meals daily to provide important nutrients and to decrease your
appetite for sugary or greasy fried foods.
- Drink plenty of spring water or filtered water every day to help flush toxins
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- Limit your intake of animal fats and hydrogenated oils for at least one or two months.
This means cutting back on (or eliminating) dairy products, margarine, fatty red meats,
unskinned poultry, and all fried foods. This step alone can sometimes result in a dramatic
- Avoid foods that contain additives and preservatives. These chemicals contribute to the
amount of toxins in the body.
- Avoid alcohol, sodas, chocolate, fried foods, and refined sugar. Each of these contributes
to an acidic internal environment, which may foster the development of acne.
- Excessive amounts of iodine in the diet can be a problem for some people with acne.
Many dermatologists believe that consuming over 1,000 micrograms (1 milligram) of iodine
daily will eventually cause a problem. Significant quantities of iodine are commonly
found in fast foods (the iodine content of a fast-food meal is often twenty to thirty
times the recommended daily allowance of 150 micrograms). Shrimp and shellfish are also
high in iodine, as are sea vegetables such as nori, hijiki, arame, and kombu. Keep your
consumption of these foods to a low level (or avoid them entirely). Also, avoid using
iodized salt at the table and in cooking. Eating foods high in zinc, such as whole grains,
may be helpful as well. Can give up the seafood!? Check out Seabear Wild Alaskan Salmon!
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- There is some debate as to whether specific foods are involved in causing acne.
If you think a certain food is making trouble, try giving it up for a month or so,
then see what happens when you reintroduce it.
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