Eat Plenty of
Fresh fruits and vegetables for beat carotene and vitamin C. They help to build and maintain healthy skin. Best dietary sources are bright colored fruits and dark green vegetables. Citrus fruits, berries, kiwi, melons, peppers, broccoli, cabbage, and potatoes are especially rich in Vitamin C.
Seafood, lean meat, poultry, yogurt and whole grains for zinc and vitamin B6. It may reduce acne by helping to regulate hormones implicated in the development of acne lesions. Zinc promotes healthy hormone levels and advanced healing. seafoods especially oysters, red meat, poultry, yogurt, milk and whole grains are rich in zinc.
Do not attempt to self treat acne with high dose of vitamin and mineral supplements. High doses can agggravate the symptoms, especially high doses of viamin A can cause dry, flaking skin and hair loss. Excessive intake of Viamin a is also linked with the risk of osteoprosis.
REMEMBER GOOD NUTRITION IS THE FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE.