Food Remedies:Acne

i found this when i was searching its a page that has a lot of recipes for acne since i know people watch there diet 😀

A nutrient-rich, balanced daily diet is key to building and maintaining healthy skin. A diet rich in foods containing beta-carotene, vitamin C, and vitamin B6 is vital for a clear, glowing complexion. In general, a daily diet that provides 5 or more servings of fresh vegetables and fruits (including at least one citrus) will provide healthy amounts of skin-improving vitamins. Flaxseed oil and other foods high in omega-3 fatty acids should also be heartily consumed because of their role in skin health. Eating zinc-rich foods along with essential fatty acids may be beneficial. Liver-strengthening nutrients are recommended to improve acne and include protein from plant sources, as well as fresh fruits and vegetables. Because acne seems to be associated with Western diets, many experts advise acne sufferers to consume a diet high in fiber and low in fat and refined carbohydrates.
We believe that it’s possible to manage and/or improve certain conditions through what you eat. When we create “Mega-Recipes” for an ailment, we strive to include the maximum number of the nutrients that are shown to have benefit for that ailment. We also expect the Mega-Recipe to contain at least 25% of recommended intakes for those nutrients. See the list of recipes that have met our criteria for this ailment.

What You Should Eat & Why

flaxseed oil
The essential fatty acids in flaxseed oil are largely responsible for its skin-healing powers. In cases of acne, the EFAs encourage thinning of the oily sebum that clogs pores.
Leading Food Sources of flaxseed oil: Oil, flaxseed

Antipasto Salad
Apricot-Ginger Chicken with Sweet Potato Pancakes
Broiled Chicken with Mango-Avocado Chutney
Broken Vermicelli & Meatballs
California Pizza
Chicken Cacciatore
Cobb Salad with Buttermilk-Blue Cheese Dressing
Creamy Spinach Soup
Ginger & Sesame Steak Salad
Grilled Chicken with Tomato & Apricot Confit
Hacienda Salad
Jamaican Jerk Pork with Mango-Kiwi Relish
Lasagna Arrabbiata
Turkey Meatball & Pepper Stew
Middle Eastern Couscous & Chicken Salad
North African-Style Chicken Kebabs
Penne Salad with Steak & Sautéed Spinach
Red-Roasted Drumsticks with Spicy Red Pepper Puree
Sautéed Chicken with Lemon-Basil Pasta
Southeast Asian Beef Salad
Spicy Beef & Lentil Stew
Stir-Fried Chicken with Shiitakes, Watercress & Carrots
Szechuan Lamb with Peppers & Spinach
Tandoori Tilefish with Fruited Raita
Taoseños Cornmeal Casserole
Spinach & Wild Rice Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Pesto
Persimmon Salad
Spinach & Mushroom Salad with Creamy Roasted Garlic Dressing
Meatball & Vegetable Soup with Tofu
Sautéed Red Cabbage & Apple
Vegetarian Chili
Spicy Kale & Potato Soup
Chicken Salad with Cantaloupe & Avocado
Cream of Bok Choy Soup
Asparagus & Lentil Salad with Tomato-Lemon Dressing
Thai Green Chicken Curry
Basmati Rice, Chick-Peas & Toasted Almonds
Barley Risotto with Kale
“Cream” of Tomato Soup with Basil Meatballs
Roasted Sweet Potato, Apple & Onion Salad
Pork Stew with Pears
Spiced Cream of Pumpkin Soup
Orange-Mint Carrots
Indian-Spiced Chicken & Sweet Potato Salad
Potato Pancakes with Yogurt-Dill Topping
Herbed Lentils & Vegetables
Braised Chicken with Winter Vegetables
Salsa-Broiled Beef Salad
Cilantro-Garlic Barbecue Sauce
Wild Rice Pilaf with Pumpkin Seeds
Cheese-Stuffed Baked Sole,1459,423,00.html

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