How Food can Affect Your Skin

Just like our heart, our skin is affected by the foods we eat. To keep your skin healthy and young, we love foods rich in antioxidants such as pecans, artichokes, beans, and berries.

Majority of people associate greasy foods with causing acne; in fact, the only correlation between acne and food is noted with dairy products treated with hormones.   While avoiding greasy foods is good for your health, it is not necessarily going to affect your acne.

Foods high in sugar are known to aggravate the skin for those of us prone to dandruff, aka seborrheic dermatitis, on the scalp and face.  Pityrosporum, the yeast that causes seborrheic dermatitis, flourishes on the skin of people with high blood sugar levels, causing irritation and itching.

 

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