8 Foods that Help to Clear Acne

FOOD  |  January 13, 2017
  • 1. Berries
    1 / 8 1. Berries

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    Berries such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries are filled with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. They can help prevent acne from popping up and give you a clearer complexion.

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  • 2. Water
    2 / 8 2. Water

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    Give your skin a natural glow by hydrating yourself regularly. Drinking more water also prevents your skin from becoming too oily, thus preventing breakouts. This is another reason for you to drink up!

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  • 3. Avocados
    3 / 8 3. Avocados

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    This creamy goodness helps to keep your face soft and moisturised, and protects your skin from premature aging as well. Avocados are rich in antioxidants and vitamin E, keeping your skin bright and free from acne.

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  • 4. Green tea
    4 / 8 4. Green tea

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    Green tea has both anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, which help to reduce the hormonal levels that cause your acne. So start drinking green tea to keep your skin acne-free!

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  • 5. Fatty fishes
    5 / 8 5. Fatty fishes

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    These sea creatures are packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Some options include salmon, mackerel and tuna. They are great for reducing inflammation and give you a healthier complexion.

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  • 6. Oysters
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    Try this shellfish that is full of zinc. Zinc is great for healing skin inflammations, and fastens your skin renewal process. They can even help to reduce the appearance of your acne scars too. Try eating them raw to get the best benefits.

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  • 7. Whole grains
    7 / 8 7. Whole grains

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    Cut down on your white rice and bread and switch to whole grain options instead. Whole grains such as brown rice and whole-grain bread help to balance your levels of insulin, which lower your chances of a breakout.

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  • 8. Dark leafy greens
    8 / 8 8. Dark leafy greens

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    Veggies such as kale, spinach and broccoli are full of Vitamin A. Vitamin A helps to promote the production and replacement of our skin cells and keep our skin radiant and moisturised too.

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