.Avoid refined sugars, flour and large portions of high glycemic index foods, excessive calories (especially from sugary foods), careless use of sauces and dressings;
2. Minimise your alcohol intake;
3. Test dairy and the quality of your dairy to see how it affects your skin;
4. Learn to eat controlled, healthy portions;
5. Eat natural, wholesome foods;
6. Have a diet with proper fibre content;
7. Chose foods which are nutritionally dense, filled with healthy, healing micronutrients;
8. Eat foods with healthy proteins and oils;
9. Have little to no processed meats;
10. Increase your anti-oxidant intake to protect your cells;
11. Hydrate, wear sunscreen and forget cleanses. Seriously, just eat healthily, your body will do the rest.
Essentially for naturally beautiful, clean skin and luxurious hair, your clean, natural diet should be rich in vitamins B1, B5, B6, A, C, E, iron, selenium, zinc, folic acid, omega-3s, probiotics (healthy good gut bacteria means healthy protective good skin bacteria), low glycemic foods, and antioxidants. Examples of these foods include: Beans, nuts, legumes and seeds (low glycemic and minerals); avocados (healthy oils), watch your portions; green tea (antioxidants); wild caught salmon (clean lean protein with healthy oils); broccoli (and green leafy vegetables) and cauliflower (packed with fibre, micronutrients and antioxidants for youthful, glowing skin); berries and fruits (packed with antioxidants); curry/turmeric (anti-inflammatory); carrots, pumpkin, sweet potato; Greek yogurt (probiotic).
Eat regular, balanced, controlled meals, the more dietary colours the better. Consciously get proper sleep. If you are unsure, start a programme, such as Intekai, with guidance and available support — don't leave your future to chance