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Splash Your Acne Supplement Expenses With Food
Twenty-one year old Lydia Garcia faces an imminent dilemma- poverty or acne. Lydia religiously uses three herbs to keep her skin clear and shes always on the prowl for supplements to augment her health. Just last week she read that the Chinese herb astragalus enhances the immune system. And now, Lydia ponders, I think I want to take dandelion root and ginseng to ease my menstrual cramps. Yet Lydias salary as a receptionist barely covers her fanatical consumption of supplements.
You dont have to spend a fortune on supplements when food provides all the nutrients you need to have clear skin. Herbs and supplements that provide support for clean skin typically offer the following benefits:
Boost the immune system
Enhance stress management
Cleanse the blood and liver, and
Aid in skin repair
A well-chosen diet can prove just as advantageous as supplements and herbs.
Foods that boost the immune system
Oranges, grapefruits, papaya, green peppers, tomatoes, strawberries, broccoli
Almonds, sunflowers seeds
Wheat germ, black-eyed peas, lean beef, crab, oysters
Foods that enhance stress management
Legumes, whole grains, chicken, pork, bananas
Foods that cleanse the blood and liver
-Garlic, onions, turmeric, cayenne pepper, aloe vera juice, watermelon
Oatmeal, apples, oranges, bran cereals
Foods that aid in skin repair
Nonfat dairy, beans, meat, poultry, fish, nuts
-Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Sardines, herring, salmon, tuna, walnuts
Although herbs and dietary supplements offer a broad spectrum of benefits to the skin, its no fun looking fabulous if you cant afford to go anywhere. So, save some cash and eat you way to clear skin.
About the Author
Health author and Stanford University graduate Naweko San-Joyz lovingly writes from her home in San Diego. Her works include "Acne Messages: Crack the code of your zits and say goodbye to acne (ISBN: 0974912204) and the upcoming work Skinny Fat Chicks, Why were still not getting this dieting thing (ISBN: 0974912212) for release in June of 2005. For useful acne self-help articles visit http://www.Noixia.com
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