Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Eat Your Way to Clear Skin Skin Purifying Juice; Eight Tips for Waging War on Spots

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Eat Your Way to Clear Skin Skin Purifying Juice; Eight Tips for Waging War on Spots

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EAT WELL AND THRIVE

HONOR TREMAIN

NUTRITIONIST

DID you know that what we chose to eat and put in our bodies can impact how good or bad our skin is?

And some foods can trigger pimples and acne?

While genetic factors do the groundwork and create the canvas on which our skin is based, diet plays a significant role on how that canvas looks.

Melbourne dermatologist Professor George Varigos confirms fast foods or processed foods including soft drinks, sweet foods, sugary snacks and white bread do indeed cause pimples.

The reason is these foods cause a disruption in metabolism and drive oiliness and dryness patterns which then causes an over-production of oil, leading to acne.

So what's the solution?

Here are some tips for naturally beautiful skin:

Avoid junk foods and make a quick switch to a clean, wholefood void of anything processed to reduce new spots forming and calm existing spots.

Avoid refined carbohydrate-dense foods and drinks such as sweets and alcohol as they tend to lead to poorer quality skin. …

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