Twelve foods that will clean your skin

Twelve foods that will clean your skin

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There is a natural chemical in garlic, allicin, which can help fight bacteria in your body. In addition, it is an anti-inflammatory, so your beans will have the days counted.

Recipe: Steamed cod with ginger, garlic and spinach.

Photo: Judy Kim

The salmon

So far you have heard of the surprising benefits of consuming Omega-3 fatty acids, such as those found in salmon but did you know that they also help fight inflammatory outbreaks? Omega-3 fatty acids help soothe the inflammation so make sure you incorporate this fatty fish into your diet.

Recipe: Roasted salmon with arugula salad and strawberries.

Photo: Judy Kim


This vegetable is full of fiber and antioxidants that eliminate toxins from the body and lighten the skin.

Recipe: Chicken, spinach and artichoke Rigatoni.

Photo: Ethan Calabrese

Dark green leafy vegetables

Dark green leafy vegetables such as kale, spinach and kale help eliminate toxins from the body.

Recipe: Savoy kale with red quinoa and spicy sesame.

Photo: Judy Kim


It's not that you need more reasons to introduce avocado into your life, but it also fights inflammation and naturally moisturizes your skin so if inflammatory flares are happening on your dry skin, eat it.

Recipe: Fettuccine pesto with avocado.

Photo: Judy Kim

the nuts

Like salmon, walnuts also contain Omega-3 fatty acids that fight inflammation and therefore, acne.

Recipe: Baked oatmeal with nuts.

Photo: Simon Bordwin.


Grapes - both in your skin and in seeds - have antioxidants that can help soothe the inflammation of your skin.

Recipe: Wraps of lettuce and chicken salad with grapes and nuts.

Photo: Anna Watson Carl.

Brown rice

One of the biggest causes of acne are hormones. To regulate it, eat ingredients rich in vitamin B, such as brown rice.

Recipe: Salmon with soy, cabbage and rice.

Photo: Anna Watson Carl.

Pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are a great source of zinc to fight acne so don't wait until fall to get results.

Recipe: Pumpkin seeds with cinnamon and sugar.

Photo: Ethan Calabrese

The oysters

It's not always easy to get a source of zinc that helps eliminate acne through diet, but the others have a high content of it, so you already have the perfect excuse to treat yourself.

Recipe: Oysters with ceviche topping.

Photo: Christina Holmes

The Cranberries

In addition to antioxidants, blueberries are also a source of pectin, which fights against intestinal toxins and, in turn, cleanses the skin. They win in all areas.

Recipe: Roasted Blueberries

Photo: Lindsay Funston.


If you still don't love broccoli yet, it's time to start doing it for its vitamins A, B, C, E and K. It will help you fight the free radicals that act on your skin.

Recipe: Chicken with broccoli and pesto rice.

Photo: Erika LaPresto.

Via: Delish US