There are probably hundreds of things people say when it comes to what is wrong and what is right to eat. If you are so much careful to make all of your food at home you probably would not have time for anything else. But on the other hand, you should not eat fast food because it will have a negative effect both on your body and you skin. Some people have allergic reactions caused by certain kinds of foods, like chocolate. Other people can eat hamburgers and french fries every day and still look amazing. At one point a person gets totally confused with all that happens. If you want to know how your body reacts to the food you eat, then ask your skin. Here are the top things your skin will tell you about your diet.
“Not all fatty foods make me very spotty”
It is an absolute myth that fatty foods will make your face and skin spotty. At least not the healthy fats, like the ones avocados contain. Seeds and nuts, even though they have a lot of fats and are full of calories, they are very healthy and good for the skin. Other healthy fats you can find in the fish, especially the salmon. If you have ever tried to cook it, you have probably noticed that you do not need extra oil because salmon has its own, and even some more. It contains omega 3 fatty acids which have been proven to decrease inflammation, and also prevent the pores on your face from clogging. Remember that this is only about the “good” fats and not the ones that junk food contains, so you should avoid them.
“You should feed me with 5 portions of fruits and vegetables a day”
Your skin is right, you should feed it with as much vegetables and fruits you can, it is never too much when we talk about vitamins and healthy food. Except from vitamins these foods contain a lot of antioxidants which help your body remove all the toxins in it. You will also be full of energy without needing an extra cup of coffee in the middle of the day. As for your skin, it will be cleaner than ever. There will be no sings of redness or pimples, or at least not that much as before, if you have in your everyday menu kale, blueberries, and strawberries. You need to remember one more thing, you should eat your veggies and fruits raw so that all of their ingredients remain in them, and thus go in your body.
“Give me at least 8 glasses of water daily”
And if you want to drink The more water you drink, the better will be for your skin. Your skin is the largest organ in your body, and as you know, you body is made of water, this is how your cells regenerate. Water has magical effect on the skin. It will keep it fresh and hydrated. There won’t be any peeling or itching cause by too much dryness of your skin. One of the best ways to nourish your skin is to provide it with its natural ingredients. Water also fights with oiliness, and this makes it the perfect ingredient for skin – it keeps it not too oily and not too dry.
“You should not feed me with sugar because it will make me grow older”
This is an interesting fact and you skin is actually right. Here is the simple process that happens in your body when you eat a lot of sugar. You know that collagen is the one thing that keeps your skin tighter. With time it loses its elasticity and that is why the more older you grow, the more your skin gets loose. When you eat sugar you speed up this process because it attaches to the collagen cells and makes them weight down. In result you will have dry and aging skin, which is definitely not something that you would like to have if you want to preserve your youth longer.
“Do not feed me with any kind of chocolate if you want to be flawless”
Some kinds of chocolate do not have very positive effect on your skin. Think of milky sugary chocolates, they are very delicious and sweet but your skin will show you its disapproval by covering itself with spots. If you still want to eat chocolate and not to exclude it from your diet entirely, then you should eat black chocolate which does not have so much sugar, but is has more cocoa that the milky chocolates. It could provide you with your daily amount of sugar that your body needs and at the same time, all the cocoa in it will improve the healthy of your heart, as well as your mood, it will make you happier. So, cocoa rocks for sure!