Diet Tips for Acne Skin and Keep Fit

8 Popular Diets Good for acne skin which help you keep fit and lose weight

1. Ketogenic Diet

What Is It?

“Ketogenic” is a term for a low-carb diet. It focus on gaining MORE calories from protein and fat and LESS from carbohydrates.

How It Works

This diet aims at eating less than 50 grams of carbs per day, your body eventually runs out of fuel (blood sugar). This typically takes 3 to 4 days. Your body will adjust by starting to break down protein and fat for energy, which can make you lose weight. This is called ketosis. Remember the ketogenic diet is a short term diet that’s focused on weight loss rather than the pursuit of health benefits. 

Who Uses It?

People use a ketogenic diet most often to lose weight, but it can help manage certain medical conditions.

Weight Loss

A ketogenic diet is popular lose weight method as it may help you lose more weight than some other diets. Normally, you will see the result within 6 months.


Insulin is a hormone that lets your body use or store sugar as fuel. Ketogenic diets make you burn through this fuel quickly, so you don’t need to store it. This means your body needs and makes less insulin. Those lower levels may help protect you against some kinds of cancer or even slow the growth of cancer cells.

Heart Disease

The lower level of insulin, may lower your body to build cholesterol. In such case, it helps to prevent high blood pressure, heart failure and other heart conditions. While it may help to raise “good cholesterol” and lower “bad cholesterol”.


Insulin and Carbohydrates may lead to acne breakouts. KETO is an effective method to improve acne.


Low-carb diets seem to help keep your blood sugar lower and more predictable than other diets. But when your body burns fat for energy, it makes compounds called ketones. If you have diabetes, particularly type 1, too many ketones in your blood can make you sick. So it’s very important to work with your doctor on any changes in your diet.


Ketogenic diets have helped control seizures caused by this condition since the 1920s. But again, it’s important to work with your doctor to figure out what’s right for you or your child.

Other Nervous System Disorders

The ketones your body makes when it breaks down fat for energy help protect your brain cells from damage.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

It means woman’s ovaries getting abnormally larger and small fluid-filled sacs around the eggs. High level of insulin is one of the cause. KETO diets is good to lower the level of insulin

Two people running on promenade

A ketogenic diet may help endurance athletes. It may helps your muscle-to-fat ratio and raises the amount of oxygen your body is able to use when it’s working hard.

Side Effects

Constipation, mild low blood sugar, or indigestion are probably your side effects. Low-carb can lead to kidney stones or high levels of acid in your body (acidosis). Other side effects can include the “keto flu,” which may include headache, weakness, and irritability; bad breath; and fatigue.

Diet With Care

When your body burns its stores of fat, it can be hard on your kidneys. Remember KETO Diet is just a short term diet, whenever you are feeling abnormal, you must follow the guidance of your doctor.

2. Avocado Diet

Avocado is rich in nutrients and healthy fats. Half of avocado (around 100 g) contain around 160 calories. Nutrients contains Vitamin C, E, K, Folate, Potassium. In addition, avocado also contain niacin, riboflavin, copper, magnesium, manganese and antioxidants.

While avocado rich in fiber and low in carbs, plus it helps you to feel full after meal. You will eat lesser and improve constipation, you are not only lose your weight, you will see your skin condition also improved.

3. Banana Diet

The origin of this method is from Japan.

Popular Japanese artist : KumikoMori

A Japanese popular artist KumikoMori was being invited a Japanese Broadcast Company for a keep fit show, she needs to eat one banana in every morning, lunch and dinner as usual. After 1 and a half month, she lose 7 kg.

The reason behind is eating banana should bring a lower calorie then other meal like noodle, rice, bread.

However, you will be getting hungry soon and you may finally eat more. Thus, it is a good method for you to control calorie intake in the morning, but you need to aware eat more than usual as banana also contain 90 calorie with 100 g serving.

4. GM Diet

What is the GM diet?

It is said to have been developed with help from the US Department of Agriculture and the FDA, with extensive testing at the Johns Hopkins Research Center.

The diet can supposedly help you:

  • Lose up to 15 pounds (6.8 kg) in just one week
  • Get rid of toxins and impurities in your body
  • Improve your digestion
  • Enhance your body’s ability to burn fat

Proponents of the GM diet say it works because many of the foods included in the diet are low in calories, such as fruits and vegetables. This can help promote weight loss by creating a calorie deficit, which is when you consume fewer calories than you burn throughout the day.

Many of the foods the diet recommends are also high in water. For this reason, proponents claim that the GM diet can enhance fat loss and help detoxify your body.

Supporters also say you may repeat the diet multiple times to achieve your long-term weight goals, recommending a gap of 5–7 days between cycles.

5. Water Intake

Water is an vital component for facilitate your metabolism. Higher metabolism is an only way for you to lose weight. Many popular artist and singer in Hong Kong and Japan are implementing this routine water intake to keep slim body shape.

Water helps to boost up metabolism, detox and burn fat. The following water intake routine (8 cups) is an good example for you to follow:

Morning :

1. Wake up – warm water is better

2. 9:00 am – Chinese doctor explained this is the detoxification time for intestines and stomach. You can intake with your breakfast


3. 11:30 am – Take a cup of water before your lunch, you will be filled to satiety.

4. 13:00 pm – Take 70%-80% portion of lunch, don’t eat full. Then take one cup of water after lunch

5. 15:30 pm – We always like to eat snack during tea time, try to take one cup of water to replace those unhealthy snack.

6. 17:30 pm – It’s time to off your work, remember take one cup of water to refresh your mind. It works!


7. 19:00 pm – This is a crucial time for your body metabolism, this helps to blood circulation and body detoxification. To drink water during this peak hour is as effective as doing exercise. Don’t MISS the time to burn fat!

8. 21:00 pm – Take one cup of water 2 hours prior you go to bed. It helps to adjust the blood concentration level and supplement water loss during sleep time.

6. Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent Fasting (IF) or limiting food intake to a specific time period, can help with weight loss. There are different fasting styles while 168 (Intake 3 meals within 8 hours while16 hours fasting) is best for beginner.

The rationale of Intermittent Fasting can lose weight is it let your stomach to digest all intake food with 16 hours and finally lead to weight loss. Fasting will also help to reduce calories intake. It is suggested Fasting started 8:00 pm at night.

Different popular styles of Intermittent Fasting includes 168, 186, 204 and 231. You can change your style once your body adapted every stages.

7. Reduce Intake Sugar and Snack

This seems to be an easy concept and everyone knows this too. However, try to review what you eat during a day, you will find you may intake much white sugar. For every 100 g white sugar brings to 383 calories. Just a small portion of cake or one piece of chocolate already contain of over 160 calorie. Man normally required 2000 calorie while women normally required 1500 calorie only, if you need to achieve calorie deficit, you better intake 500 lesser for your required standard. Thus, try to avoid sugar (especially white sugar) and snack as much as you can.

8. Cinnamon

Cinnamon is made from the inner bark of trees known as Cinnamomum. There are 2 main types of cinnamon:

  • Ceylon cinnamon
  • Cassia cinnamon

Cinnamon can be used as a natural food preservative which filled with antioxidants. Besides, cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties which helps you to fight for infections issue. Cinnamon also facilitate the tissue damage repairment.

As mentioned, water intake is vital routine to keep during keep fit period, cinnamon act like a facilitator. Cinnamon brings benefits of losing weight, edema and detoxification. In addition, it helps to reduce blood sugar level and cholesterol, prevent heart disease, lower risk of diabetes, dementia, and cancer.

2 Reminders to intake Cinnamon:

3 Types of person not recommened to intake

  • Pregnant woman
  • Hypotension Patient
  • Patients with bleeding disorders

Cinnamon may cause the following side effect if you intake TOO MUCH since it contains Coumarin.

  • Liver
  • Cancer
  • Mouth ulcer
  • Low blood sugar level

Recommended intake for adult is 1 teaspoon per day.

Perfect Mix and Match Diet for you !