Written by Lisa Allen, MD
Many have heard the saying that eating carrots can be good for your eyesight; however did you also know that it can be good for curing acne? Well, it’s true. In fact the use of carrots for treating acne has been proven to be quite effective in many cases, this is because carrots are full of ingredients that help fight off acne.
Carrots are not only colorful and taste good, they taste good because of what is in them, and what is inside of a carrot also helps fight off acne. Let’s take a look at some of the ingredients in a carrot that help treat and prevent acne.
How Does a Carrot Fight Off Acne?
Carrots are great cleansers for our bodies, cleansing everything from our blood to our liver. They help clean our bodies from the inside-out by ridding our system of nasty toxins that lead to the formation of acne.
Due to all of the nutrients that a carrot contains, combined with all of the vitamins it contributes to a building a very strong immune system. Having a strong immune system is important when it comes to fighting off acne and keeping acne away once its gone.
How Can I Use Carrots as a Treatment for Acne?
Carrots are one of the easiest and most effective ways to treat acne because they are easy to consume. You can take them with you when you leave for the day, or snack on them at home in between meals.
Whether you eat them as a side dish at dinner, or pack them in your lunch at work, as long as you are getting the nutrients and vitamins that they provide you should be well on your way to fighting acne and maintaining healthy skin.
Organic baby carrots are great for packing as snacks. If you don’t care for carrots try getting a side dip of ranch or vegetable dip to dunk them in. These can often be found at the store in bigger containers or in single servings found at a cheaper price. If that doesn’t work for you try preparing them as a side dish for dinner by either steaming them or glazing them with brown sugar and honey.
You can add them to salads, make vegetable appetizers with them, put them in soups, desserts, meals, etc. Or even blend it into carrot juice or add it with some other vegetables or fruits to make a tasty drink. Eating or drinking carrots daily can help you treat and prevent acne and will make you have healthy glowing skin and great eyesight! So if you haven’t tried an all natural remedy yet, why not start with carrots?