Effect of fasting on the skin
Fasting is practiced in many cultures for political, spiritual or health reasons, and the more the latter, they use fasting as the most common reasons for losing weight fast. One of the most visible fasting results on the skin.
There is no universal truth in the effect on our skin that causes the act of fasting. Fasting is practiced in many cultures for political, spiritual or health reasons, and the more the latter, they use fasting as the most common reasons for losing weight fast. One of the most visible fasting results seen on the skin though according to a recent study has shown that this effect can be positive and negative on our skin.
Noda: If your skin is prone to acne breakouts or even occasional blemishes, such as those caused by the sun in the summer, it is possible that during fasting you experience episodes of acne, especially around the third day. This is because while our bodies are being cleansed of toxins, some must leave our bodies through the skin, creating some spots and granite on the surface.
The skin is clearer: As soon as our bodies become accustomed to fasting, usually on the fourth or fifth day, it is normal to see a better appearance of the skin. Natural Beauty. Keeping well hydrated is very important to achieve because the consumption of water helps our body to quickly cleanse the toxins that cause stains (see previous point). Taking daily vitamins also helps our body maintain the ability to heal impurities from the surface of the skin. If we stay hydrated, take vitamins and maintain the skin as we do regularly, we will achieve great skin that can be sustained over time, even after we leave the fast. Keep taking care of our food in general and our particular skin.
Skin diseases: dermatitis, urticaria and psoriasis are some of the most common skin diseases of interest to dermatologists. In a study conducted by the Hamamatsu University of Medicine Shizuoka in Japan, it has been shown that because of the fasting diet as treatment can help alleviate the signs and symptoms that cause diseases such as in our skin. Inflammation and frequency of outbreaks as well as severity of outbreaks decreased when patients received a fasting diet. The problem is, of course, fasting may not be a permanent form of treatment, but when combined with a vegetarian diet, for example, it also works. It has been shown that in the monthly fasting period, combined with a diet, also significantly improves the condition of the patient’s skin. However, it is important to consult a doctor or dermatologist before starting a new treatment and before discontinuing any treatment, and to ensure that our health condition is well before the onset of the fast.