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Unexpected Foods That Are Actually Toxic for The Skin

Sometimes the things we like a little too much can be harmful to us. These consequences are really bad when these certain things not only affect your appearance but your overall health.

In order to avoid these unpleasant situations, we decided to let our readers be known to some unexpected foods that are actually for the skin. You can avoid these foods altogether or at least limit their consumption to restore your skin’s health.

Rice cakes

Rice cakes


Rice Cakes might be beneficial when eaten in low quantities but their gradual but continuous use can cause the skin to have wrinkles along with influencing the brain function negatively.

The first problem with these rice cakes is that they are easy to eat that can lead to weight gain. Rice Cakes have inside them a molecule called AEG (Advanced Glycation Molecule) which can cause botches as well as acne on skin.

If a person really likes to eat rice cakes, they should only eat those that have either flaxseeds or made by using the following ingredients.

  • Sprouts
  • Turkey
  • Tomatoes



We bet that not many of you might know that this cuisine causes the skin to suffer from not only acne but also premature aging. The reason is that these tasty rolls of fish and rice have high levels of slat that is the worst enemy for human health which causes dehydration and ultimately skin dullness.

In addition to that, salty seafood causes the skin to be puffed up due to cells retaining more water. The last problem with sushi is that it’s Glycemic Index is very high which results in taking away the moisture and blood circulation away from the epidermis and thus causing premature aging and skin dryness.

For those who can’t seem to live without sushi, it is best to drink more fluids when eating it.

Dairy products


For those who use dairy items on a daily basis and suffer from skin problems like acne, then this segment is for you.  Cow milk has a growth hormone which causes the human skin to be extra oil thus making the skin more prone to acne breakouts.

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In addition to this, most cows are being fed soybeans and GMO which makes the quality of milk to drop down significantly. Last but not least, nearly 75 percent of the world population suffers from lactose intolerance which makes them susceptible to having skin problems like Eczema and Acne.

In order to avoid the situation, it is best to switch the cow milk with goat’s milk. One other solution is to buy raw milk obtained from grass-fed cows.

Breakfast cereals

Breakfast cereals

It is sad but still true that breakfast cereals are very damaging for the human skin.  First off there is nothing natural about a cereal even if the world natural is written right over the box. Most of the ingredients used in their making are GMO that causes the skin to be suffering from the following problems.

  • Itchiness
  • Allergies
  • Acne

These cereals also contain synthetic vitamins which our body is not able to digest properly.

Processed meats


One of the reasons that your skin appears to be ore puffy after a visit to a restaurant is that you have recently consumed processed meat. Some common types of processed meats that pack a lot of sodium are s follows.

  • Ham
  • Bacon
  • Cured meat

Due to high salt content, they make the skin puffy and swollen. These meats also have a compound named Nitrite in them which causes the destruction of collagen as well as elastin present in the skin.

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In order to avoid the damages of processed meat you only have to limit its consumption like not eating it every other day. once a week is fine dining choice.

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