What to eat to help with menopause acne
Feed your skin
Antioxidants in vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, are key for both healthy, glowing skin and acne prevention.
- Vitamin A boosts the immune system, and prevents inflammation associated with menopausal acne. Eat more: spinach, kale, carrots, sweet potatoes, dried apricots and mango.
- Vitamin C promotes healing, cell growth and tissue repair. Eat more: oranges, grapefruit, kiwis, blueberries, pomegranate, mango, papaya, avocados, red and yellow peppers.
- Vitamin E helps to keep your skin young, smooth and free from cell damage. Eat more: almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, avocados, spinach, asparagus, salmon, and vegetable oils including olive and sunflower oils.
- Selenium supports the immune and nervous systems and is beneficial for healthy skin. Eat more: Brazil nuts, halibut, sardines, eggs and spinach.
- Calcium is vital for healthy bones, teeth and skin. Found in lots of the foods above but also in: figs, edamame, yogurt and cottage cheese.
- Plant derived phytoestrogens can aid collagen production. Eat more: quinoa, legumes, chia seeds and leafy greens.