How To Eat Right for Acne Prone Skin

August 05, 2016 2 min read 0 Comments

By Annie


Remember the top 5 food groups that you should and should not eat below, and your skin will gradually improve.

Only about 30% of the causes of acne that are from outside factors, most causes of pimples on your face are due to problems within the body, such as hormones, nutrient deficiency, visceral diseases … Please keep in mind the five good food groups for acne prone skin to choose your dishes wisely, make you healthier and improve your acne conditions.


  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin A is broken down into retinoic acid - which helps cells to function normally, prevent the appearance of brown spots, wrinkles, acne ... or any unusual problems on the skin surface. In addition, vitamin A also helps keep skin youthful.

  • Vitamin C

  • Vitamin C is the most important in keeping skin radiant, and healthy. It enhances the skin's elasticity, limits infections and rashes. In addition, vitamin C lightens skin effectively, to help you treat acne scars from the inside.

  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin D  has a less direct effect on the skin, it stimulates the activity of T cells - a type of infection-fighting cells. Thus, your skin will be healthier, with less acne.

  • Omega-3
  • You often hear that eating fat causes pimples? Let's move on to the beneficial fatty acids. Foods rich in omega-3 helps keep skin healthy, elastic and smooth by reducing inflammation.


  • Sugar

  • Sugar and sweets are described as "enemies" of the skin. It increases the amount of insulin in the body, causing skin to be susceptible to infections and eventually breakouts.

  • Caffeine
  • The stimulant can make you energized for a moment but also leave you with severe consequences. It affects the amount of insulin and hormones in the body - this will manifest externally as oily, acne-prone and duller skin.

  • Industrial processed food
  • These processed foods contain a lot of sugar and salt - two ingredients that are harmful to acne skin. They also affect the weight, while very few nutrients. So, let's minimize the canned products and microwave meals and use fresh food as often as possible.

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