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Acne (Pimple) Part-6: Nutrition for Your Skin Acne

Post Series: Acne

This is part -6 of series on ACNE.


-All ACNE are not same

-Different types of ACNE and most common treatment mistakes

-Different causes of ACNE. And

-Difference between Teen ACNE and Adult ACNE.


Today we will discuss


Why should you know about nutrition for your skin?

As Your food is the source from which

your body parts including your skin gets formed.

Now, if you are consuming wrong food for long time,

your skin naturally becomes susceptible to easily get ACNE.

It becomes difficult to treat your ACNE once it develops.


On the other hand, if you are consuming right kind of food for long term,

you can have a naturally healthy skin.

This skin will reduce your probability of developing ACNE.

And, even if you develop acne,

due to factors beyond your control like stress or pollution,

the treatment of your ACNE will be more effective.

Thus, you can get rid of your unwanted ACNE very quickly.


Let us understand :-

Which food to avoid that increases your ACNE and

Which food to take that will give you a healthy, glowing skin.

Food to avoid that increases your ACNE are


Why you should avoid food with high glycemic index food?

When you are regularly consuming high glycemic food for long time,

it raises your insulin concentration (also known as chronic hyperinsulinemia).

It develops insulin resistance.

And increase the level of insulin like growth factor-1(IGF-1)

This process increases the turnover of your skin cells

It increases the oil production of the sebaceous glands in your skin and

It also prevents the separation of your skin cells completely


So, now you may be asking

“What are high glycemic index foods?”

They are:

  • Refined sugar
  • Food like bread and cookies made out of white flour that is Maida and
  • White rice.


Food to that will give you healthy, glowing skin are

  • Omega-3 and
  • Vitamin-A

What are the good sources of omega-3?

They are

  • Walnut
  • Salmon and
  • Flax seed.

Good sources of vitamin-A are

  • Carrot
  • Green leafy vegetables
  • Papaya and
  • Raspberry

With this we have finished with nutrition for skin ACNE

Even if you take all the care that you can,

you may still get acne.

You may use over the counter anti ACNE products

available to your nearest medical store.

Sometime even these products may not

help you to cure your acne.

There is a time when you cannot treat your acne yourself

and you need to take professional help.

So, in the last tip in this series,

We will discuss about

When you should see your cosmetic clinician

And various treatment option for treatment of your ACNE …

May this DIWALI

You get rid of darkness of your ACNE

And get the light of healthy skin

That you have always desire

Wish you a very HAPPY AND SAFE DIWALI.

Providing simple solutions

for the complexities of life

Dr Bhumita Makwana

Your Dietitian & Cosmetic Clinician

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