Thursday, September 25, 2008

Acne and Diet.

Acne and diet, the great debate. Many people have acne problems that actually hinders to their day to day lives. Sometimes these acne problems has gone so far to the point that it lose someone's self esteem. Worry no more, Acne can actually be controlled or prevented by making some changes in your lifestyle.

Before, Science explains that there is no found connections with acne and diet or acne and sweets/oily foods. No direct relations that it has to do something with why pimples just keep on popping. But because there is no proof, this doesn't mean that you'll no longer get a healthy and a well-balanced diet.

Now, Recent studies have clearly found a significant connection between diet and acne.A healthy diet can prevent or even eliminate acne or pimples. That's why it's important to have a healthy diet regime for over all wellness and for your skin too.

Stress is one of the leading causes of acne. Vitamin B-2 is popular vitamin as an anti-depressant. So foods like whole grains, fish, egg, green leafy vegetables are all rivh in vitamin b2 that can prevent stress and eventually acne. Zinc supplements from eggs, wheat can prevent pimples from showing. They say that if you have a healthy diet you have a healthy skin, so if your eating too much unhealthy foods, it is shown on your skin.Vitamin b-3 helps in the proper circulation of our body, it reduces cholesterol and maintain good metabolism.

Sugar, carbohydrates and milk. oh yes milk. can produce too much hormones, that trigger the hyper-production of sebum oil resulting in more acne.

The debate whether acne has connection with diet or not, continues. However, It is still important that we maintain a healthy diet not only for our skin but for our over all wellness.

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  1. I know many people who have struggled with acne and it really can make them self concious. After my brother became a vegetarian his skin got much better and when he started taking whole food supplements even more. Great information here!

  2. I have been eating cocoa every day recently and have got lots more spots than normal. I am sure that they are connected.


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