01/8Oily skin can also be the cause of these food items

Oily skin can also be the cause of these food items

You are what you eat and it doesn't only imply on your weight but also how your skin and hair looks and feels. For our skin, it's very essential to know what we eat isn't affecting it in any manner. Also, you need to drink enough water in order to keep your skin from getting all greasy and oily which in turn makes it look lifeless. You need to take out all the toxins from your body and so as much as eating the right kind of food is important, so is drinking water. But there are a few food items that tends to make your skin appear oily which you should eliminate from your diet or at least bring them to bare minimum.


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02/8Red meat

Red meat

Red meats like sausages, beef, bacon and lamb are high in saturated fats that can increase the inflammation in the skin. This extra bit of inflammation can cause excess oil production in your skin. Hence, limit your red meat intake and you'll be fine.


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03/8Salty foods

Salty foods

Salt is surely important to make our food taste well and even for our health. But too much salt can cause dehydrated skin which results in overproduction of oil. Hence, it is always advised to eat less salt or in moderate amounts in order to keep your oil-free skin in tact and even to maintain your health.


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04/8Alcohol

Alcohol

Everybody enjoys a little celebration and alcohol becomes a mandatory thing to include. But what we don't realise is that it makes our skin dry and dehydrated which in turn increases the oil production to compensate the water loss. It also makes you sweat more than the usual which clogs the pores. Instead, drink more water and eat more fruits which will help in fighting oily skin.


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05/8Dairy products

Dairy products

You can't and you shouldn't completely stop eating dairy products, but excess of anything is bad for health as well as your skin. Reduce the intake of daily products like butter, ghee, cream and cheese as it can also be one reason why your skin turns to an oily texture.


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06/8Fried foods

Fried foods

Fried foods like samosas, pakodas, fries and all of that can destroy our skin and so consumption of these should be reduced drastically. They don't only add some extra kilos to your body but also spoils the quality of your skin. Try and avoid the urge to eat fried foods and you'll see how thankful your skin will be to you.


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07/8Processed foods

Processed foods

You must avoid packet noodles, meats, soups or ready to mixes as they will only worsen your skin. These processed food items can be a major cause of greasy skin which leads to acne and pimples.


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08/8Sweets

Sweets

Sweet food can be a weakness for many. A piece of chocolate or a scoop of ice cream on a rare basis would do no harm. But be conscious enough of consuming them on a daily basis as it can affect your skin type to a great extent. Foods like white sugar, corn syrup, mithai, cake, biscuits, ice creams should be reduced to minimum intakes for better skin.


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