In May of 2015 I visited Tokyo and Kyoto in Japan where I ate lots of good food (both budget and very $$), visited some very scenic places, and shopped at the iconic Shibuya 109.
While there are so many foods that can really contribute to clear skin, I have decided for my first official post to discuss the foods that can wreak havoc on the skin. However keep in mind that not everyone is affected by these foods in the same way. Some people can consume these foods without experiencing a pimple while others can be more sensitive. It is best to keep a food diary to see how you tolerate different foods.
1. Refined Sugars and Carbohydrates
White sugar is very high on the glycemic index scale which measures a carbohydrate’s effect on glucose aka blood sugar levels. Refined carbohydrates such as white bread, pasta, and cakes are on the high end of the glycemic scale and therefore causes a rapid release of insulin to convert the large amounts of glucose into glycogen, a form of glucose storage for later use when blood sugars are low. This is why people who tend to consume lots of processed foods tend to feel hungry very often although they have consumed a lot of calories. Continue reading Foods to Avoid for Great Skin
Chalazions are relatively unknown compared to styes but if you ever experience one it can be a real nightmare! It’s 10x harder to get rid of than a stye and even health practitioners sometimes have no clue how to get rid of it depending on the situation. Today I’ll share my own experience on how to get rid of it for good and how to prevent future ones.