One of the main causes of acne is a problem with digestion and intestines. The reason for this is that one of the main processes of creating acne is inflammation, and 70% of the immune system is in the intestine.
When the immune system is activated in the intestine, it means that the immune system can be activated in other parts of the body.
One such example is the skin, when a bail is formed in the pores, and bacteria get stuck in it. Then the immune system decides to take care of a large, fat, red, soul-crushing pimple volcano.
If you have acne, you also have digestive symptoms on a regular basis, then you can bet that it has something to do with it. For example: bloating, heartburn, constipation, loose stools or nausea.
But even if you do not have blatant symptoms of digestion, you may have intestinal problems that can contribute to skin problems. So, these tips are for everyone!
When people talk about healing digestive and intestinal treatments for acne, it is usually associated with a change in the content of your diet, supplements or cleanses.
That all is well and good, but to be honest, some of the most powerful ways to improve digestion and bowel function are in fact simple habits of how you eat.
We always want to skip the basics, but if you’re tired of restricting what you can eat and be sick of supplements, think about it instead. You will see a big difference.
Food, while rushed and spurred, will cause digestion Acne
That's what. When you are under stress, your body goes into battle or flight mode, so you can run away from what your brain perceives as a danger.
When you fight or run, your body digests second place. Saving your life in the first place, so you don’t care if you digest your food while an angry bear stalks you. Digestion can wait!
However, the chronic stress of our daily life can also stop digestion in the same way and really affect its costs.
For this reason, one of the biggest causes of acne is not digestive problems, but stress, which contributes to digestive problems.
Reducing stress in your life is always a key point to look at if you are struggling with both digestion and acne.
But this is a whole topic in itself, so we’ll leave it now and focus more on real eating habits.
Slowing down and concentrating on your food for digestion
The key habit of realization is to slow down your food so that your body does not feel stress while eating, which means that it gets more nutritious food you eat.
It’s great to eat healthy food for your skin and body, but you don’t use it anymore unless your body digests it properly and absorbs all the nutrients.
Plan plenty of time on your day to eat your food. Give yourself at least 20 minutes per meal. Feel it. Try this. Enjoy it.
If you feel stressed before a meal, take a couple of deep breaths before you eat and calm down a bit.
It is also very important to eat without much distraction (although it is recommended to eat with family and friends!)
The more you can focus on your food, while you eat it (for example, attentive nutrition), the more you are happy with your food, and the better your body digests it.
I know that it’s hard to give up work or look at your phone while you eat and do nothing except food. Believe me, I was super resistant to this. But I really like it now! It's amazingly cute and sensual, and I like to know that I digest my food better.
Increase your stomach acid to heal digestion
Another habit that I would advise you to cultivate is to make your digestive juices burn before eating.
Gastric acid helps you destroy your food, and very often for those with acne have lower levels of acid in the stomach.
Take acid, bile and enzymes of the stomach, flowing through the moistening of the stomach. Drink a cup of water 15-20 minutes before meals.
Add a little touch of raw apple cider vinegar or some digestive bitters to the water to get the juices flowing.
Another option is a mixture of spices before meals, which is used in Ayurveda to increase digestion. Fennel seeds, cumin, coriander seeds, cardamom and ginger. Make your own mix, or you can buy it in these capsules.
In addition, although it is healthy, you pre-moisten your stomach before eating and sip well everywhere, it is also recommended not to drink a ton of water or liquid with food or for an hour after, especially if it's cold. It can dilute stomach acid and refuse digestion.
Eat until you have reached 85% of total healing.
Another important thing is to eat regular meals.
Try not to skip meals and do not allow yourself to hunger before eating. This is stressful for the body and causes unstable blood sugar levels, which is another major cause of acne.
Start planning when you first notice signs of hunger so you can get some food in your mouth before it reaches the level of despair.
On the other hand, do not eat until “I have to unbutton my pants” as full as this can burden your body with digestion.
Eat until you feel 80 to 90% full. Attentive nutrition will help you with this!
Stop sucking to treat digestion
Well, I know you hate me for it. But in pants that are too tight and constantly “suck”, your stomach can simultaneously reduce digestion.
So take yourself some sweatpants and let everyone hang the baby!
But seriously, although perhaps unbuttoning his pants is not such a bad idea, after all, 😉
Healthy digestion begins with your habits.
As you can see, there are many healthy digestion habits that you can develop that have nothing to do with the actual content of what you eat.
Therefore, before you decide to go and continue to cut out products from your diet to get rid of acne, try these steps.
How many of these clever ideas you are already implementing? Will you try to incorporate more into the way you eat? Let me know in the comments below!