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Diet Plan for Skin Problem

Nutrition is important for health and the best foods for keeping the skin healthy. The skin problem generally caused by oily food, processed and canned food, refined sugar, and spicy foods which can cause skin problems like acne, cold sore, and blisters. So, Treat your skin by eating antioxidant-rich fruit and vegetables, healthy fats from oily fish and nuts as they are rich in antioxidants and fibers. You should take optimal levels of the nutrients that are crucial for radiant skin, including beta carotene, vitamins C and selenium.

Diet charts for Skin Problem

DIET CHART FOR SKIN PROBLEM

EARLY-MORNING

Aloe-Vera juice/ Indian Gooseberry juice

BREAKFAST

Broken wheat porridge (Veg Dalia) / Veg Semolina (veg upma) / Veg Vermicelli (Sewian) / Veg poha (Rice flakes) / Veg idli / Chickpea flour pancake (gram flour) / Chapatti with veg or dal / Oatmeal

MID-MORNING

Salad / Fruit / Coconut water / Sprouts / Green tea

LUNCH

Plain chapatti / Mixed chapatti / Vegetable + Dal / Salad

EVENING

Herbal Tea / Roasted Chana / Sprouts / Rice flakes bhelpuri / Green tea

PRE-DINNER

Veg / Chicken Soup (Home-made)

DINNER

Plain chapatti / Mixed chapatti / Boiled Rice / Vegetable + Dal + Salad

DIET INSTRUCTIONS

CEREALS

Cereals to be consumed

Whole grains cereals, Wheat, Oatmeal, Brown rice

Flour RatioWheat Atta (80%) + Soybean Atta (20%)

Cereals to be avoided

White refined flour and its products

FRUITS

Fruits to be consumed

All fruits include all berries like Blackcurrants, Avocado, Blueberries, Guava, Papaya, Apricots, Apple, and Indian gooseberry

Fruits to be avoided

Canned or Packaged fruits and juices

VEGETABLES

Vegetables to be consumed

Broccoli, Sweet potatoes, Carrots, Potatoes, Bitter guard, Spinach and other dark green and leafy vegetables. All Seasonal vegetables should be consumed.

Vegetables to be avoided

Canned vegetables, Chips and Roasted potatoes, Coconut, Frozen vegetables

PULSES

Pulses to be consumed

All pulse and legumes

Pulses to be avoided

Nil

DAIRY PRODUCTS

Dairy Products to be consumed

Low-fat Milk, Tofu

Dairy Products to be avoided

Whole milk and cream, Full-fat yoghurt, Condensed milk, Buttermilk, Curd, Cheese.

OILS

Oils to be consumed

Cow ghee, Sunflower oil, Canola oil, Olive oil

Oil brand should be change in after three month

Oils to be avoided

Unsaturated fats, Cream, Palm oil, Coconut oil

SPICES

Spices to be consumed

Cumin, Coriander, Turmeric, Ginger, Fennel, Mint, Thyme, Basil

Spices to be avoided

Red chilies, Table salt (excess)

DRINKS

Drinks to be consumed

Coconut water, Green juice, Herbal tea, Beetroot juice, Green Tea, Aloe Vera juice, Bitter gourd juice, Gooseberry juice, Pumpkin juice

Drinks to be avoided

Whole milk drinks, Cream based liqueurs, canned soup and packaged soup, Alcohol, Soft drinks, Squashes, Carbonated drinks

FLESH FOODS

Flesh Foods to be consumed

Egg white, Roasted chicken, grilled fish, Lean meat, Skinless chicken, Fatty fish, such as Salmon and Rohu

Flesh Foods to be avoided

Raw, Uncooked and Processed meat, fish especially Selfish, Shark, Swordfish, Tuna and Marlin, clams, Mussels, Oysters and Scallops, , Pork, Organ meat such as Liver, Kidney and Chest, Red meat, Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Lean beef, Lamb, Ham, Rabbit, Mutton, Duck, Goose.

DRY-FRUITS / SEEDS

Dry Fruits to be consumed

4-5 Almond (Soaked in water overnight), Walnut, Sunflower seeds, Chia seeds, Flaxseed, Pumpkin seeds

Dry Fruits to be avoided

Pistachio, Cashew nuts

OTHER FOODS

Other Foods to be consumed

Home made only

Other Foods to be avoided

Processed, Junk, Fried and Spicy foods, Packed soups, High fat dressing or mayonnaise, Chocolate, Fudge, Butter scotch, Coconut bar, Sauces, Fruit jellies, Jams, Refined sugar, Marmalade, Sweeteners, Chutneys, Pickle, Ice-cream.

DIET INSTRUCTIONS

  • Water intake should be 10-12 glasses
  • Walk for 30 min is recommended.
  • Fiber-rich diet should be consumed to avoid constipation.
  • Small and frequent meals should be taken
  • Whole fruit should be preferred to fruit juices.
  • Skipping of meals should be avoided especially breakfast.
  • Herbal Tea - Boil ½ tsp each of fennel, coriander, cumin in 3 cups of water till it’s reduced to 1 cup.
  • Avoid smoking and alcohol.
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