Did you know that protein causes acne?

It's time to lay off the protein shakes.

They appear in large, cystic groupings on the face and neck.

This leads to a lower immune system and body function causing acne to appear in large, cystic groupings on the face and neck. Usually they appear to have clear, murky fluid and can often leave scarring and redness if not treated quickly.

So how do you take care of it?

Maintain an anti-inflammatory diet full of color, texture and nutrients through fruits, vegetables and legumes.

Avoid dairy or use sparingly as it is also a protein source.

According to Livestrong, key foods to have in your diet include organic milk, organic whole grains, brown rice and yogurt, as these foods are high in probiotics, good bacteria that balance the gut and promote internal health, and zinc, a healing mineral that aids in immune strength and enzyme production.

What you want to focus on is detoxing your system.

Acne can reduce if you follow a meal plan that is anti flammatory that will cleanse the liver, colon as well as purify the blood and provide quick healing to the skin’s surface.

Highly acidic foods, beverages, coffee, sugar and excessive salt are damaging to your system and prevent proper healing.

You can also use supplements to ease the inflammations.

It takes different amount of time to see changes for every individual. However to shorten the period, focus on antioxidant foods, water and exercise to help with lymph cleansing.

When it comes to cleaning, opt for something less mild and natural. If you prefer medicine, avoid harsh meds like Benzoyl Peroxide that causes over drying.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

Kenyan non-mainstream creators treated to 2-day residency at Google

Kenyan non-mainstream creators treated to 2-day residency at Google

Taylor Swift is reportedly engaged

Taylor Swift is reportedly engaged

Tina Kaggia ends her stay at Nation FM

Tina Kaggia ends her stay at Nation FM

3 reasons why you should apply lime juice on your face

3 reasons why you should apply lime juice on your face

Regina Daniels and hubby welcome 2nd child

Regina Daniels and hubby welcome 2nd child

Comedian Professor Hamo welcomes newborn baby into his family [Photo]

Comedian Professor Hamo welcomes newborn baby into his family [Photo]

Women who cook with firewood, charcoal, or kerosene are 50% more likely to be depressed, according to a new study

Women who cook with firewood, charcoal, or kerosene are 50% more likely to be depressed, according to a new study

Gospel singer Pitson and wife Karol expecting baby number 3 [Photos]

Gospel singer Pitson and wife Karol expecting baby number 3 [Photos]

5 examples of the worst apologies you can give

5 examples of the worst apologies you can give