Your journey of getting rid of acne should begin with that old saying we’ve all heard our entire lives; “you are what you eat!”
What you put into your body not only provides the sustenance you need to live but it is also a reflection of your existence both literally and figuratively. It comes through in the shine of your hair and the glow of your skin. What you put into your mouth not only says something about who you are, but it affects the way you look and how you will look and feel tomorrow. In your fight to get rid of your acne this is probably the one area where you have total control yet it’s probably the least advanced. Let’s change that right now.
Starting immediately, commit yourself in your fight to getting rid of acne by declaring that you will drink lots of water and introduce a varied assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables into your daily diet.
Water cleanses and refreshes your body. It flushes toxins from your system and is essential for your overall health. Not enough water and the toxins build up which can result in breakouts. If you don’t get enough water you can actually poison yourself in your own metabolic waste. Eight to ten glasses a day should be enough to promote clear skin.
An intelligent, balanced diet goes a long way in helping you get rid of acne, but did you know that there are certain foods that produce a powerful punch of acne ridding vitamins and mineral
Vitamin A is essential for healthy skin and found in abundance in dairy products and liver. It’s also found in carrots and cantaloupe as well as oatmeal, sweet potato and pumpkin .
Vitamin B is necessary to maintain an optimal metabolism. Several excellent sources are avocados, eggs and green leafy vegetables.
Vitamin C is necessary for you to maintain healthy collagen levels. Collagen is a structural protein in the skin. Without this protein your skin would simply fall apart. Excellent sources in your fight to get rid of acne are strawberries, citrus fruits, green peas and tomatoes.
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps slow the aging process and slow the oxidative damages to your body. Excellent sources are nuts, seeds, vegetables and liver oil.
Finally Zinc. Use Zinc to boost your immune system and promote optimal health. It is necessary for the function of over 300 enzymes responsible for biological processes too numerous to mention and talk about here. Excellent sources for you fight in getting rid of acne are: turkey, port, seafood (especially oysters) as well as whole grain breads and cereals.
Pay attention to the foods you put into your body and you will be rewarded in your efforts to get rid of your acne with clear skin.