0 11 October 2017

J.Jayapriyanka(Dietician) Msc.,foods & nutrition


What is acne?

Acne is a skin problem that can cause several types of bumps to form on the surface of the skin. These bumps can form anywhere on the body but are most common on the:

  • face
  • neck
  • back
  • shoulders


What foods are believed to help your skin?

Eating low-glycemic foods made of complex carbohydrates may reduce your risk of developing acne. Complex carbohydrates are found in the following foods:

  • whole grains
  • legumes
  • unprocessed fruits and vegetables

Foods containing the following ingredients are also thought to be beneficial for the skin because they reduce inflammation:

  • zinc(minerals)
  • vitamins A and E
  • chemicals called antioxidants



Some skin-friendly food choices include:

  • yellow and orange fruits and vegetables such as carrots, apricots, and sweet potatoes
  • spinach and other dark green and leafy vegetables
  • Tomatoes
  • blueberries
  • whole-wheat bread
  • Brown rice
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Beans, Peas, and lentils
  • Salmon, Mackerel, and other kinds of fatty fish
  • Nuts

“Having balanced nutrition is also very important to keep my body in shape & healthy”

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