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Five Simple Dietary tips for Optimal Skin and Ageing

A healthy and youthful complexion is often a reflection of our overall well-being. While there are numerous skincare products promising miraculous results (and many quality products do help), true skin transformation begins from within. Your diet plays a pivotal role in determining the health and appearance of your skin.

Five Naturopath & Skin Therapist Recommended Dietary Tips

Close up of smiling woman with healthy skin follwoing the dietary tips for Optimal Skin and Ageing

1. Avoid skipping breakfast and avoid having coffee on an empty stomach.

Skipping breakfast can lead to a drop in blood sugar levels, which can cause your body to produce more cortisol, a stress hormone that can lead to inflammation and breakouts. Caffeine is a diuretic that can dehydrate your body and skin, leading to dryness and dullness.

 

2. Minimise alcohol, vaping and smoking and be mindful of chemical exposure in daily products used in household cleaning, beauty products and perfumes.

Alcohol, vaping, and smoking can all lead to dehydration and inflammation, which can contribute to premature aging, acne, and other skin conditions.

 

3. Balanced exercise for lymphatic detoxification

In addition to promoting lymphatic detoxification, exercise can also help reduce stress, improve sleep, and promote overall wellbeing, all of which can have a positive impact on your skin health.

 

4. Dress your carbs

Make sure you’re having carbohydrate rich foods which adequate protein, fibre and fats (here’s a couple of recipes to get you strated). Consider your stress levels. Review your stress levels and emotions and incorporate habits that support a reduction in stress.

 

5. Consider your stress levels

Review your stress levels and emotions and incorporate habits that support a reduction in stress.

 

Achieving optimal skin and slowing down the ageing process requires a holistic approach that encompasses dietary choices, lifestyle habits, and emotional well-being. By following these dietary tips and incorporating them into your daily routine, you can nourish your skin from within and achieve a radiant, youthful glow that reflects your overall health and vitality.

 

Naturopathy and Your Skin’s Health

Face Fit Naturopath, EvieSay hello to Evie. Evie joined the Face Fit team in 2022 as our beautiful Clinical Naturopath. She holds a Bachelor of Health Science in Naturopathy and since beginning her career has gained a wealth of experience treating and supporting patients with a multitude of health complaints.
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Next Steps:  Read the article “5 Reasons Why A Naturopath Is Vital In Your Journey To Clear And Healthy Skin!”  |  Book Your Naturopath Appointment to See Evie

 

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