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How Raw Food Heals Skin Conditions

Skin Conditions: How to Reduce or Remove Them

Nothing can be more frustrating than skin irritations, rashes and other conditions. Depending on the nature of your condition it can even be painful, which is never fun. For conditions like Eczema or Psoriasis, we know that a proper diet can be a critical part of recovery. While this may not be the case with everyone, it certainly doesn’t hurt to clean up your diet and eat properly.

Skin Reaction Triggers:

Unless you have been diagnosed with a medical condition, the truth is its not always easy to pinpoint exactly what might cause a skin flare-up. Links to many of these causes have been attributed to heredity, environment, allergies, but mainly food plays the biggest role in the matter.

Get Checked for Allergies First and Foremost:

Food allergies can sometimes cause skin eruptions and rashes in both children and adults. However most kids as they get older will outgrow whatever condition they have developed. An allergic reaction to things like dairy products, eggs, nuts, soy, shellfish, wheat and/or gluten may cause hives or other skin problems that look like something more serious such as eczema, but they’re obviously not the same condition. If you think a food allergy is playing a role in yours or your child’s skin disease, talk to your family doctor and by all means get skin tested! It is worth every penny to know what is going on.

Research Into Foods That May Help Eczema and Other Skin Conditions:

Scientists and food researchers are constantly studying a wide variety of food and herbs to find possible connections to a cure or at least some form of control. One thing shows up consistently, which is the importance of leafy greens and omega-3s. Another great help is drinking various teas, fresh green tea being the best, but black and herbal teas can also help. These things can reduce inflammation and flare-ups.

What Should You Do?

Consume high amounts of fresh raw fruits and vegetables, particularly in juice form! While increasing good foods, really work hard to cut out anything bad you are eating such as junk food, fried foods, alcohol, sugar, processed dairy products, process meat products, breads and gluten products. If you are going to eat meat and dairy be sure it is lean, clean and real food. In some cases, plain yogurt has been observed to ease some skin issues.

Another great aid for the skin is apple cider vinegar! It, along with a balanced diet, has been known to reduce and even remove skin problems. It is certainly worth a try. All of these solutions are very inexpensive and simply require you to make a few changes to your diet and lifestyle. You can’t go wrong fixing your diet.

Did You Know?  

Weight gain has also been attributed to skin rashes and conditions. Reducing your weight as much as possible can potentially reduce your skin irritations. Also work on relieving stress as much as possible.

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