Every day you use cleansing and moisturizing agents for skin care, but sometimes it does not give good results. Pay attention to your diet, skin problems may be the result of what you eat and drink.
Here is the list of top 7 most harmful foods and beverages for the skin:
For years we have heard myths about the dangers of chocolate, unfortunately all this is true. Chocolate aggravate acne. It increases the production of interleukin-1B (IL-1B), which causes weakening of the immune system, as a result - increased inflammation associated with acne. This product can also increase the production of interleukin-10 (IL-10), which also weakens the protective function of the immune system.
BREAD, SUGAR AND FOODS HIGH IN CARBOHYDRATES
High levels of insulin in carbohydrates lead to the increased skin sebum production, a substance that attracts bacteria and cases acne and skin inflammation.
In general whole grains are useful for our health, but they may be harmful for the skin. They are especially harmful for gluten-sensitive people and people with celiac disease, any type of gluten may cause inflammation and the immune system reacts to it with the appearance of acne and other skin problems.
Dairy products contain IGF-1 (insulin-like growth factor 1), which is similar to insulin, and is able to induce sebum secretion, which leads to clogged pores. Skim milk has high glucose content and may lead to other skin problems such as acne and rosacea.
Soy promotes inflammation of the immune system, leading to acne and other skin problems.
Products that do not contain nutrients are harmful to the skin. Candies and French fries, for example, lead not only to increase of blood sugar levels, these products do not contain antioxidants that fight free radicals. All these factors lead to the aging of skin, unhealthy complexion, oily skin and other unwanted problems.
Frequent or large quantities of alcohol may cause dry skin. Alcohol removes fluid from the body, making the skin dry, flaky and old looking.