Role of Diet in skin

December 22, 2017

Skin health depends on what we eat and how disciplined are we when it comes to our life style.

Skin conditions which get affected by diet

  • Acne
  • Pigmentation
  • Hair fall


Acne responds better to a balanced diet of fresh fruits and vegetables with lots of water. Acne is also linked with cystic change in ovaries which response better with weight reduction and diet alterations. Acne aggravates with food with high glycemic index like

  • Sweets
  • Chocolate
  • Carbonated drinks
  • Refined floor Items like pizza, burger
  • Oily food


Pigmentation on a face is due to photosensitivity and hormonal changes during is also linked with thyroid and oral contraceptive responds better with citrus fruits, iron-rich food like green leafy vegetables, jaggery and dates.


Hair fall happens due to nutritional deficiency and hormonal changes (androgenetic alopecia).It responds very well to cyclic nutritional therapy containing Folic acid , iron, ferritin, omega 3 fatty acids, green apple extract, vitamin B12, and biotin.

So, balanced diet with multi-nutritional approach makes a very fruitful outcome in all these conditions

Let’s eat healthy and make our skin glow.

Dr. Chetna Ghura, famous Dermatologist at Skin Image clinic, Faridabad advice that if you follow above tips about food habit you maintain a glowing skin in every season.