Skin-Friendly Food

A healthy, balanced diet is the key to a healthy body and healthy skin

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The relationship between nutrition and acne has proven to be ambiguous and inconclusive. What works for others may not work for you. However, following a healthy diet can absolutely help prevent and also treat acne.

In this article, we take a look at the different types of food that are often related to the health of your skin and how to make your skin glow by changing up your diet. When it comes to our diet, it’s all about consistency and trying out which food works for your skin.

The relationship between nutrition and acne has proven to be ambiguous and inconclusive. What works for others may not work for you. However, following a healthy diet can absolutely help prevent and also treat acne.

In this article, we take a look at the different types of food that are often related to the health of your skin and how to make your skin glow by changing up your diet. When it comes to our diet, it’s all about consistency and trying out which food works for your skin.

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Get these food items the next time you go grocery shopping!

Generally, foods that are rich in the following nutrients are linked to lower levels of acne: complex carbohydrates, zinc, vitamins A and E, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants.

Here are a few rules of thumb that will do wonders for your skin and overall health.

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1. TOP UP ON ZINC

Zinc is anti-inflammatory, reduces levels of the bacteria that causes acne (Cutibacterium acnes), and may also decrease sebum production.

Try out:  Snack on nuts such as walnuts and almonds that contain high levels of zinc. Beef, pork, and chicken are not only packed with protein — they are also a good source of zinc.

2. GET TO KNOW THE IMPORTANCE OF A LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX (G.I) DIET

Introduce more medium to low G.I foods such as beans, wholegrains, fruits and vegetables that will release sugar more slowly. High fibre foods such as oats may also help to regulate insulin, slowing down acne triggers. acne). Also, fish oil and seafood have a low G.I index and are known to be good for the skin.

Tip:  Even though cow’s milk has a relatively low G.I index, it is known to trigger acne. Here are some alternative products you can get:

– butter (get non-dairy spreads)
– yoghurt (get soy yoghurt)
– cheese (get tofu)
– ice cream (get coconut ice)

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2. GET TO KNOW THE IMPORTANCE OF A LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX (G.I) DIET

Introduce more medium to low G.I foods such as beans, wholegrains, fruits and vegetables that will release sugar more slowly. High fibre foods such as oats may also help to regulate insulin, slowing down acne triggers. acne). Also, fish oil and seafood have a low G.I index and are known to be good for the skin.

Tip:  Even though cow’s milk has a relatively low G.I index, it is known to trigger acne. Here are some alternative products you can get:

– butter (get non-dairy spreads)
– yoghurt (get soy yoghurt)
– cheese (get tofu)
– ice cream (get coconut ice)

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3. EAT MORE PROBIOTICS

Eating food that contain high levels of probiotics such as yogurt may create a healthier bacterial environment in your gut that helps to keep inflammation and acne at bay. Always remember that what happens in your gut affects your skin and vice versa.

Tip:  There are many factors that can reduce levels of good bacteria in your body, increasing the risk of acne, rosacea, eczema, and wrinkles. One of the best ways to keep your skin health in check is to consume more probiotics.

4. INTRODUCE EDIBLE BIRD’S NEST TO YOUR DIET

The edible bird’s nests are one of the most expensive animal products consumed by humans. It is rich in carbohydrates and glycoproteins as well as amino acids, fatty acids. Some edible bird’s nest also contain calcium, sodium, zinc, manganese and iron – earning itself the title of a highly nutritional food.

Try out:  Check out BeauNest from BeauSiti x WonderLab. Beaunest is rich in nutritional value and flavour as it incorporates Sunnah food such as honey, pomegranate and date palm that pave a path to wellness through the natural goodness of each ingredient.

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4. INTRODUCE EDIBLE BIRD’S NEST TO YOUR DIET

The edible bird’s nests are one of the most expensive animal products consumed by humans. It is rich in carbohydrates and glycoproteins as well as amino acids, fatty acids. Some edible bird’s nest also contain calcium, sodium, zinc, manganese and iron – earning itself the title of a highly nutritional food.

Try out:  Check out BeauNest from BeauSiti x WonderLab. Beaunest is rich in nutritional value and flavour as it incorporates Sunnah food such as honey, pomegranate and date palm that pave a path to wellness through the natural goodness of each ingredient.

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5. FRUITS THAT ARE SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN TO CLEAR YOUR SKIN

Whether it’s the sweet and fleshy mangoes or red and delicious apples – know that these fruits are full of antioxidants and nutrients! Antioxidants are anti-inflammatories that aid the body to heal itself while also protecting your skin against further free-radical damage. We know what you’re thinking – and the answer is yes! pairing this habit up with your favourite anti-pollution skincare products will keep your skin fully protected.

Try out:  Add your favourite fruits to your overnight oats or even smoothies. You can also check out Beautéssence™ from BeauSiti x WonderLab. The Beautéssence botanical drink will boost cell rejuvenation and revitalisation as well as elimination of toxins from your body, maintaining envy-worthy healthy skin!

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WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU HAVE AN UNEXPECTED BREAKOUT

Keep calm so your skin can be calm.

WonderLab has the answer for when an acne suddenly pops up when you least expect it – on the day of your big meeting or a first date.

Wash your face properly, perhaps double cleansing, a Korean skincare tip to ensure you remove all impurities. Put on the Haruharu WONDER Black Rice Hyaluronic Toner (one of the best facial toners for sensitive skin) and pop on a WonderDewi’s daily sheet mask or a Moonlight Hydrogel Mask. Your skin will truly benefit from the antioxidants and calming properties of these products, soothing the breakout.

WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU HAVE AN UNEXPECTED BREAKOUT

Keep calm so your skin can be calm.

WonderLab has the answer for when an acne suddenly pops up when you least expect it – on the day of your big meeting or a first date.

Wash your face properly, perhaps double cleansing, a Korean skincare tip to ensure you remove all impurities. Put on the Haruharu WONDER Black Rice Hyaluronic Toner (one of the best facial toners for sensitive skin) and pop on a WonderDewi’s daily sheet mask or a Moonlight Hydrogel Mask. Your skin will truly benefit from the antioxidants and calming properties of these products, soothing the breakout.

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MOVING FORWARD…

The next time you’re eating, make sure to keep these reminders in mind. Your diet can influence the sebum (oil) production in skin, hormone regulation, and inflammation, all of which can set the stage for acne.

Along with a healthy diet, load up on the best beauty products you can find to help you on your journey for flawless skin! Look no further, WonderLab is the best place to find paraben-free, natural and antioxidants-rich skincare products – find out more on our website.