In order to help yourself to heal acne naturally you should be asking yourself the question, what should I be doing about this problem?
So... we are going to try and help you by showing what you should be eating and what you should be avoiding, and we will give you the reasons why they are either good or bad.
Research has shown that people suffering from acne tend to have a zinc deficiency.
Zinc promotes healing and is important for normal growth.
Zinc reserves can however be depleted by periods of rapid growth, which probably coincides with the onset of teenage pimples.
Below is a list of foods which all have a natural source of zinc and will help heal acne naturally.
For decades Vitamin A has been dubbed the "skin vitamin."
This vitamin is also vital for good eyesight, so whilst caring for your skin you will also be looking after your eyesight.
The foods listed below contain Vitamin A which helps build a resistance to infection and promotes a healthy skin.
Although Vitamin A is important in the fight against pimples, don't take too much. Vitamin E can help regulate vitamin A levels and also helps in scar prevention which can be a result of a bad bout of acne.
Fiber is essential for acne management.
Whilst fiber has little or no nutritional value, it forms an essential link in the body's digestive chain.
Fiber keeps the intestines in good working order which helps cleanse the gastrointestinal track.
Water flushes toxins from the body, preventing them from coming out in
the skin and therefore plays an important role when trying to heal acne
Water also keeps the skin from becoming dehydrated.
If the skin becomes dehydrated dead cells will not be properly eliminated which in turn can lead to blocked pores.
Excessive iodine can irritate pores and cause pimples to flare up. Iodine is contained in salt so steer well clear of all salted snacks and fast foods.
Stay miles away from refined carbohydrates because they strip the fiber and healthy essential values from foodstuffs.
They also include unhealthy additives and preservatives, which should be avoided at all costs if you want to sustain a healthy skin.
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The information on this site does not constitute medical advice. Always consult with your Health Professional.