What to Eat To Prevent Acne!!!
When we suffer from acne or pimples, we often depend on medicines and different types of face packs and what not. Do we ever care to put an eye on what we eat? Yes it matters a lot as you what goes into us is seen on the outside. Below are 10 different types of fruits and food which are and should be had while we are suffering from breakouts:
1: Watermelons: As we know that keeping your body hydrated is very important while having breakouts since the more the water the more your body flushes out the harmful toxins. Having fruits rich in water content is a great way to prevent or at least reduce toxins and pimple therefore. Watermelon is rich in water, vitamins A, B and C.
2: Grapes: Needless to mention grapes no matter what their color is, are full of antioxidants and also water content. Anti-oxidants are very important for the body in any case, be it pimple or suffering from sunburn. If you don’t like having tea or coffee, resort to wonderful fresh grapes or its juice and get your body the anti-oxidant s it needs.
3: Apples: They are full of antioxidants plus a good source of Vitamin C also. As it is said that an apple a day keeps the doctor away, well you may not require visiting a dermatologist if you have one apple each day for your pimples also. It contains pectin in its skin which is an enemy of the acne family.
4: Raspberries: If you can find fresh (which is very important) raspberries then have them. They are also very much rich in phytochemicals which protects the skin from inside as well as they are rich sources of vitamin A, C ,antioxidants and also fiber content is high.
5: Citrus fruits: Citrus fruits like, lime, lemon,oranges or even mausambi (which is available almost all seasons now) are awesomely loaded with Vitamin C which is very good for the skin. So get your hands on to some and make your skin glow. Your skin will suffer from left out spots and marks of pimples if you are having break outs. Having lemon or citrus juices will make them go away faster from inside. One more thing if you are having lemon or lime juice then do mix equal proportions with water and at least 1 teaspoon of honey to it (for one glass of mixture) otherwise you may end up having acidity.
6: Walnuts: Walnuts contain oil which has linoleic acid which helps to smoothen out skin texture. So it’s good to add some crushed walnuts to your breakfast like shown in the Kellogg’s ad and enjoy your skin getting nourished.
7: Cerials and fibers- Cereals are very important and also bread sp. brown bread which contains a lot of fibers. Fibers and selenium content helps protect skin from getting damaged by marks and hollows left out by pimples and rashes. It also protects against sunburn.
8: Diary products- Dairy products like milk low on fat content are very good for tissue building and also contain Vitamin A. If you don’t want to gain weight then go in for milk products like cottage cheese and milk that are low on fat. Don’t munch on too much of pizza though since it contains cheese, after all it’s a fast food.
9: Water- It is very important to keep your skin hydrated and have 8-10 glasses of water each day. Do avoid aerated drinks. Instead have fruit juices.
10: Balanced diet: Healthy balanced diet is very important and it should consist of rice/roti/bread (fiber), vegetable protein like beans or sprouts or even one katori of plain dal , leafy veggies like spinach , presence of herbs like coriander or mint or even tulsi leaves in the food , green veggies like capsicum or anything you prefer, and also fish or meat like chicken protein and fiber , avoid red meat in all cases , and also include a salad mixed with olive oil (olive oil helps prevent acne and gets soaked into the skin ) and lastly followed by fruits . Avoid intake of too much sweet substances, when you have too much sweet your acnes don’t get dried easily, healing time is extended.