Pimple Causing Foods And Their Skin-Friendly Substitutes

If pimples are popping up, better be careful what you are eating!

Pimple Causing Foods And Their Skin-Friendly Substitutes
Foods that can break out pimples

Getting pimples on your face? You better look down what’s on your plate. It is obvious that a poor diet cannot breakout pimples- it can be genetic and can worsen other skin problems but there are few foods that can be the reason behind your pimples. 

pimples face

It is a FAQ by most of the teenagers, ‘does chocolate give out pimples?’

Well, chocolate is not the culprit, it’s the sugar that is to be blamed. The processed sugary foods which may contain high glycemic load can accelerate the chain reaction which can cause break out of pimples. Other foods which may accelerate the break out include:

  • White bread
  • Pasta
  • Soft drinks and juices
  • Fried chips and crackers
  • Pastries and cookies

pimples causing foods

Eating these foods can increase your blood sugar and insulin levels. Due to the higher insulin level, your sebaceous glands may produce more oil which can block pores and pimples might pop.

Skin-Friendly substitutes

Our diet has a strong impact on our skin and with the help of these foods you can surely have a pimple-free face!

Fresh fruits and vegetables

Filling up your plate with a good amount of vitamins and minerals will give less room to pimple-causing foods. A generous amount of fruit intake is always good for your health.

fresh fruits and vegetables

Vitamin A

Vitamin A helps to regenerate dead skin cells. Include spinach, cantaloupe and sweet potatoes in your meals.

vitamin A

Dark chocolate

Need fewer pimples on the face but at the same time, eating chocolate is also necessary. So why not opt for a middle way? Let’s eat dark chocolate which is a great antioxidant boost.

dark chocolate


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Vitamin C

High amount of Vitamin C containing foods should be on your plate such as citrus fruits, broccoli and bean sprouts.

citrus fruits

Happy skin care!

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