DIET FOR ACNE
Nutrition for acne
FOOD FOR ACNE
Can acne be treated with a suitable diet?
The main signs of acne - pimples, blackheads, pustules etc - can be avoided or remedied through adequate food.
Which food is good for acne?
Among the foods suitable for the treatment of acne we can consider the following:
- Foods rich in vitamin A: Vitamin A helps keep skin in good condition and can be useful in treating diseases that affect it: eczema, acne, psoriasis, dry skin, herpes, cuts, wounds, burns, etc. A deficiency of this vitamin results in the individual a dry, scaly skin or bad teeth. Plants that contain provitamine A (carotenoids) which is converted into vitamin A are specially dark green, orange, red or yellow food plants, such carrots, purslane, spinachs, watercress and borage. Other plants that contain it are, for example, basil, squash, tomatoes, coriander, asparagus, dandelion, peppers, watermelon, melon, Brussels sprouts, bananas, apples, plums, oranges, raspberries, mangos, beans, etc.
Nuts in general (if you are not allergic), such as pecans or walnuts, and olive oil are very suitable foods for skin care from within. Eat this type of food to prevent skin problems, such as wrinkles, pimples, acne, etc.
Harmful food for acne Which food is not good for acne?
- Foods rich in iodine: This mineral can be harmful to acne symptoms. Foods high in iodine are seaweeds, iodized salt, nuts, cheese or milk.
More information about acne and its natural treatment in the listing above.
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