The main minerals in acne diet that prevent appearance of acne and of course help to treat it are zinc and chromium.
Zinc prevents appearance of scars and improves incarnation (wound repair). So if you remove your acne by popping, squeezing or picking, which is, of course, not the best way to get rid of acne, at least use enough zinc and this will help you to prevent scars, which often become a forfeit for picking and squeezing. Of course it is better to stop doing such harmful things with your skin than try to struggle with their consequences.
Zinc also is one of the minerals that have antioxidative action, which is the principle that is frequently used in acne treatment. Zinc, as ascorbic acid and thiamine, is a vital element for immunity, so it can make your organism stronger in the fight with various diseases, including acne, of course.
So from the aforesaid you can see that zinc is one of the minerals that have complex action and influence positively on skin, helping it to withstand against acne in all its forms, not depending on the age of the person having it. It is recommended to use no less than 25 milligrams of zinc daily to have enough of this element for skin and for immunity.
The next important mineral is chromium. Chromium prevents spreading skin infections, and acne among them. One of important and noting things with chromium is the fact that it rarely can be consumed with food on enough quantity because of its dissolving during thermal treatment and bad uptake by the organism. So you should pay your attention to the composition of the complex of vitamins and minerals that you are going to take – it should contain chromium. And if you are serious in your intentions, you should consume no less than 150 micrograms of chromium per day.
These minerals, combined with necessary vitamins and other aspects of proper nutrition will help you to have a balanced acne diet will appear rarely on your skin.
Dr. Jerry K is the founder and CEO of YourWebDoc.com, part of a team of more than 30 experts. Dr. Jerry K is not a medical doctor but holds a degree of Doctor of Psychology; he specializes in family medicine and sexual health products. During the last ten years Dr. Jerry K has authored a lot of health blogs and a number of books on nutrition and sexual health.