Common skin conditions

Skin conditions can be caused due to both internal and external. So, as well as making changes to your diet and lifestyle with support from a nutritionist.


A common skin condition affecting about 10% of the population, psoriasis causes red, crusty patches of skin – commonly on elbows, knees, scalp and lower back – that are covered in silvery scars.

Psoriasis, however, can be clause as an anti-inflammatory condition, and some sufferers find relief from following an anti-inflammatory diet.

If you eat a nutrient-enriched diet and are still experiencing symptoms, it might be due to a problem in your gut health.

Your diet can be linked to skin inflammation’, nutritionist suggests introducing foods that contain anti-inflammatory properties to your diet, to help manage psoriasis cures. These include orange and red fruits and vegetables, healthy fats found in fish, flaxseed, avocado and extra virgin coconut oil.

Certain lifestyles can change symptoms of rosacea, most commonly from excessive exercise, change of temperature, spicy foods, stress and too much alcohol. Unfortunately, there isn’t a cure for the skin condition, but lifestyle management could be the key to curing these symptoms including consuming foods rich in omega-3 and zinc, and those that contain anti-inflammatory properties.

That those with rosacea were more likely to suffer gastrointestinal disease, and a diet that supports a healthy gut microbiome including prebiotic food is recommended.

How can a nutritionist help?If you’re struggling with a skin complaint have shown that what you put into your body may have an impact on your skin health, a nutritionist can also help by looking at the problem from the inside and recommending the right meal plan for healthy skin.

Here we are there to guide you with diet, nutritional requirements, and also your lifestyle. They can work with you to create a suitable diet plan to improve symptoms and cure skin problems.


Acne is an extremely common skin condition in teenagers, like blackheads, whiteheads and pimples, red spots that appear on the skin. Acne occurs when the skin becomes particularly sensitive to testosterone, and the oil-producing glands produce excess oil which can become trapped, like bacteria, in pores.

Eat the food to glow your skin and Now that sounds like my kind of diet

Nourishing your body from the inside out to achieve the healthy, glowing & youthful skin we all want. This holistic view of treating skin is a healthy lifestyle.


Vitamin A is an essential nutrient for the skin as it helps support collagen production, it helps keep the skin strong. Like many essential nutrients our body needs them to function however it relies on our diet to source them. Vitamin A rarely needs to be supplemented & is readily available in a wide range of food sources including pumpkin, sweet potato, eggs and leafy greens.



When we talk about Vitamin B Complex we take about a number of different forms of Vitamin B, many of which are essential for healthy skin. Vitamin B can be found in meat, eggs, seafood, nuts & seeds & can get it from a balanced diet & often needs to be supplemented.


Vitamin C is special for the skin! Vitamin C is essential for supporting wound healing and producing collagen in the skin & it is also an antioxidant that is responsible for fighting against free radical damage and the cause of premature aging.

Vitamin C you get from your diet alone & it is found in a number of fresh fruits & vegetables, including berries, oranges, lemons, broccoli, cauliflower & apples.


Zinc is an essential mineral for skin health, it is the transportation of Vitamin A. I would always recommend everyone having adult acne, start taking a Zinc supplement, especially older people suffering from acne, eczema or any other inflammatory skin condition.


Essential Fatty Acids, or EFA’s, are exactly that, ESSENTIAL for skin health! The skin needs EFA’s to be able to keep out different bacteria & microbes keep your skin healthy, strong & hydrated. Essential fatty acids can be found in nuts, cow ghee& oily fish, although you would need to eat a large amount of any of these to receive the amount you need for good skin health.