Can eating less oily/spicy food help you look young?

Have you ever felt or seen your face sweating after eating something super spicy or oily, the sweat, the burning sensation all hurt your skin? In the same way, if you have seen Japanese nationals they have very oil-free smooth skin just because their staple diet has almost no spices and oils. Only boiled foods and salt ingredients. It doesn’t taste the way I want It to.  But It does make your skin more clear and oil-free. It also slows down your aging.

Here are a few reasons how oily food affect your skin

#1) OILY FOODS

Surely, they taste great during this cold season but, they can harm your skin! Many studies have found out that consumption of too much omega-6 fatty acids can cause acne on your skin and foods that are fried in heavy oils like french fries, samosas, and chips can have a high content of omega-6 fatty acids in them, which can worsen your skin health.

#2) SPICY FOODS

After a spicy meal, the body temperature rises and produces sweat, which triggers oils to be released into the skin. Dirt and bacteria get trapped by those oils, exacerbating skin conditions like acne

#3) Sugar

Sugary foods don’t only spike your blood glucose levels but can also cause many other types of health problems. It is also bad for your skin! Yes, it is found that eating a diet that contains a lot of sugar can cause inflammation in the body, which harms the skin and makes it oily. So, cut off on sugar to have healthy skin!

Here is a list of other such items which harm your skin

  • Dairy products
  • Salty food
  • Fried meat
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Smoked food