and Acne: Truth and Myths About Foods
Scientists have not found a connection
between specific foods and acne. The common train of thought "chocolate
causes acne" is a myth. There is no scientific link between
sugary and greasy foods and pimples, however, it is very important
to maintain a healthy diet. The Journal of the American Medical
Association recognized, "Diet plays no role in acne treatment
in most patients…even large amounts of certain foods have
not clinically exacerbated acne."
There are several nutrients found in foods that promote an overall
healthy body. When the body is obtaining these nutrients, it will
reflect in the person's overall well being and appearance. According
to the American Academy of Dermatology, "A healthy diet is
important for improving raw materials for healthy skin." The
skin is the largest organ of the body and just like all the other
organs, the proper nutrients should be provided for optimal health.
Vitamin A, a fat-soluble vitamin, that helps maintain the integrity
of skin and mucous membrane that function as a barrier to bacteria
and viruses. The Vitamin A produced by plants is known as beta-carotene
usually found in yellow/orange fruits and dark green vegetables.
Keep in mind high doses of Vitamin A can be toxic, so control your
|Diet and Acne
Sources of Vitamin A
has been known to aggravate existing cases of acne.
Vitamin B-2 is great at alleviating stress so obtaining
B-2 can help keep acne at bay.
Diet and Acne Sources of Vitamin B-2
Leafy Green Vegetables
|Niacin or Vitamin B-3
improves circulation, promoting healthy skin. It also
helps reduce cholesterol level in the blood and helps
metabolize protein, sugar, and fat.
Diet and Acne Sources of Vitamin B-3
E is the most potent antioxidant and helps protect
your cells against the effects of free radicals. Free
radicals are unstable molecules produced from sources
like air radiation, pollution, and peroxides. They
are also potentially damaging by-products of the body's
metabolism that can lead to many diseases.
Diet and Acne Sources of Vitamin E
is another antioxidant that helps boost the immune
system, which reflects in the skin.
Diet and Acne Sources of Zinc (Antioxidant)
|Acne varies among
individuals so consider keeping a food diary. There may be
certain foods that could cause flares ups in some but not
in others. Those foods should be avoided. Try using a supplement
that can provide all of the nutrients needed to complement
your diet. Maintain a balanced diet and drink plenty of water.
Water helps flush toxins out of your system, so 6-8 glasses
must be consumed on a daily basis.
VÄXA Clearin is a homeopathic medicinal
that is available without a prescription and does not have
any of the dangerous side effects associated with many acne
The ingredients in this natural acne treatment formula have
been shown to:
Clearin is a specific formulation that addresses the body's
nutritional needs during these very special times, complementing
the body's miraculous system of cleansing and purifying internally.
Again, when the body's specific yet changing nutritive requirements
are addressed, the body has the power to heal itself, clearing
away unsightly blemishes, spots and pimples, leaving your
skin youthfully creamy, soft, and inviting.
- Help scavenge and eliminate toxins,
free radicals and trapped sebum within the skin.
- Help rebalance skin pH, helping it
to be less susceptible to infections.
- Help improve circulation and the flow
of nutrients to the skin.
- Help protect against pollutants and
toxins that can cause acne.
- Help soothe and moisturize skin for
a clean and healthy glow.