Acne is one of the most common skin problems faced by people. 

Things that promote acne-

  • hormonal changes
  • high stress levels
  • sedentary lifestyle, 
  • age

Here's a list of 5 foods that actually help in controlling acne-


Brown rice is a whole grain which is a rich source of dietary fiber and thiamine. Brown rice contains a high amount of vitamin B, magnesium, protein and several antioxidants. Also, it is digested slowly by the body as it has a low glycemic load. It also controls the increase of insulin levels.


Sweet potatoes can be said as the most nutritious and least problematic carbohydrate source for acne available. It contains vitamin A & C, manganese, magnesium, etc. this is the only high –carbohydrate food. These potatoes reduce oil from skin, your skin pores less clogged.  It is nutritional equal of any fruit  or vegetable for acne.


Broccoli is a rich source of vitamins such as vitamins A, B , C , E & K. These vitamins will help to fight damage on your skin and increases your skin glow. It can even control excessive estrogen levels in both women and men. It is a highly anti-inflammatory. It is just a piece of the puzzle, although an extremely useful piece; the more foods with acne-fighting properties you can include the better.


Green tea has significant antioxidant potential. It contains polyphenols. It mainly focus on a catechin called epigallocatechin-3 gallate (EGCG). It improves pretty much all the causes of acne like; inflammation, insulin and hormones. Also it has been said that green tea is highly inflammatory. In combination with diet and lifestyle changes, one can make aq huge affect on your skin.


Fruit juices are one of the best tools that can help to remove pimples appears on your skin layer. As many fruits have vitamin C, it helps skin to stay inclined towards youthful look with removal of pimples over your face. Some natural  juices can also helps to treat the pimples and it associates dark spots on your skin.