• Acne Vulgaris Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
  • Avoid fats and oily food.
  • Avoid chocolate, ice-cream, butter, cakes, white bread, sweets and fried food.
  • Limit intake of non-vegetarian food.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Drink plenty of fruit juices and coconut water.
  • Eat lots of fresh fruits and raw vegetables.
  • Increase intake of fiber in your diet - Whole grains, bran, oat, green leafy vegetables, raw vegetables, salads, dried fruits and fresh fruits.
  • Eat whole grains rather than refined flour.
  • Increase intake of zinc in diet. zinc-rich foods include shellfish, beef and other red meats, eggs and seafood, pork, chicken (dark meat), turkey (dark meat), milk and milk products, nuts, sea plants especially Japanese sea plants.
  • Consume diet rich in Vitamin A like liver oils of fish, egg, milk and milk products, meat, kidney and liver.
    • Yellow and orange colored fruits and vegetables and green leafy vegetables are good source of carotene that is extremely beneficial for the skin.
  • Increase intake of Vitamin E like wheat germ, whole grain, corns, cereals, pulses, nuts, dark green leafy vegetables, olives.
  • Add little turmeric to your food; it is beneficial for your skin.