10 Worst Foods for Your Skin

What Do You Need to Do to Maintain Your Skin Health?

No, you don’t need to invest money in buying beauty products. You need to take care of skin hygiene and eat the right food. Whatever you eat or drink will have either a good or bad effect on your skin. Unhealthy food leads to oxidative stress and collagen damage.

What do you Need to do to Maintain your Skin Health

What do you Need to do to Maintain your Skin Health

To keep your skin healthy you should eat foods rich in nutrient and vitamins.

We all know junk, and processed foods are zero nutrient foods rich in bad fat and cause acne, blackheads and early signs of ageing. Read the article below to know what foods we need to minus from your diet

10 Worst Foods for Your Skin

1.  Candy-

Eating candy is common, but if you love your skin, you have to give up your love for candies. Eating candies in adolescence is one of the reasons for pimples. The idea behind is that candy is high in sugar. Not only candies cause pimples but also damages elastin and collagen. Elastin and collagen make your skin flexible, elastic and soft but when they get damaged they result in early signs of ageing.

Candy

Candy

2. Rice Cakes-

Considering that rice cakes are low in fat many people recommend consuming rice cakes as an in-between meal. But the truth is rice cakes are not a healthy option. They are low in nutrients and increases the level of blood sugar. They are simple carbs that are metabolized by our body into glucose. The conversion damages collagen.

3. Milk –

If a pimples not leaving you,leave milk for few months. Milk is rich in protein and calcium and improves bone and muscle health. But it also contains hormones that travel via the bloodstream and target insulin leading to oil production and inflammation. The result is skin breakouts and pimples.

4. Packed Cereals-

Yes beware of the packed food sold in the name of healthy cereals. Whole grains are healthy,but you cannot trust what is inside the packet you are buying. Packed cereals had lots of added sugar and refined that may cause early signs of ageing.

Packed Cereals

Packed Cereals

5. Sugary Smoothies-

Sugar may be hidden in your not so healthy smoothie. Natural fruit sugar is not at all harmful, but if you are consuming packed smoothies even juice or frozen yoghurt, you are consuming lost of sugar.
Drink smoothies and juices freshly extracted at home and consume non-sweetened sugar.

6. Agave –

Agave is sold as a sugar alternative, but it contains lots of fructose and so should be avoided. Our liver converts excess of fructose into fat, and this conversion causes damage to collagen.

Agave

Agave

7. Carbonated Drinks or Soda-

Carbonated drinks or soda lack nutrients and fibers and contain lots of sugar. Avoid them as they are not at all good for your skin.

8. Margarine-

If you love your skin say no to margarine as they are trans-fat and not good for skin. They leach moisture from your skin and make it dry increasing the chances of fine lines and wrinkles.

Margarine

Margarine

9. White Bread, Popcorn, Bagels-

These are foods with high glycemic index,and they give you a sugar rush, and sugar rush is terrible for your skin.

10. Coffee-

Coffee invites may skin problems. It dehydrates skin and causes fine lines and wrinkles. Coffee with an abundance of sugar and cream worsens the case. Too much coffee interrupts sleep and becomes the cause of dark circles and bag under the eyes.

Coffee

Coffee

If you love your skin avoid the ten worst food for your skin discussed in this article.Focus more on fresh and whole foods. Stay healthy, stay young, stay glowing.

Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta:  Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.

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