Peau sensible et alimentation

Sensitive skin and diet

Redness on the face is generally a sign of inflammation that comes from a weakness in the Fire element.

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, food is considered medicine and is used to balance Yin and Yang, stimulate the circulation of Qi (vital energy) and Fire, and maintain harmony between internal organs. It can affect the balance of Qi, Fire and internal organs in the body.

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Adapting your diet allows you to permanently change the body's balance and resolve chronic problems that you didn't think you could resolve. We will therefore discuss the advice commonly provided by Traditional Chinese Medicine to regulate the Fire element and address inflammation.

But remember that holistically, we consider that your instinct is always the best way to help you move forward on the path to perfect balance. Always rely on what you really want to eat and gradually become aware of the signals your body is sending you to do you good.

Eat foods rich in iron: Iron is an important mineral for the production of Fire. Iron-rich foods include spinach, lentils, black beans, beef, liver, eggs and seafood.

Eat foods rich in vitamin C: Vitamin C helps in the absorption of iron in the body. Foods rich in vitamin C include citrus fruits, kiwis, strawberries, peppers, broccoli and tomatoes.

Avoid Cold Foods: According to TCM, cold foods can lead to stagnation of Fire energy and energy in the body. It is therefore recommended to avoid cold foods such as iced drinks, raw foods and raw vegetables.

Eat hot, cooked foods: Hot, cooked foods can help boost Fire energy. So it is recommended to eat soups, stews, roasts and other cooked foods.

Avoid fatty foods: Fatty foods can slow down blood circulation and lead to stagnation of Fire energy. It is therefore recommended to limit the consumption of fatty foods such as fried foods, fatty meats and high-fat dairy products.

Eat red foods: According to TCM, red foods are beneficial for the balance of the Fire element. Red foods include beets, cherries, pomegranates, red grapes and lean red meats.

An imbalance in the Fire element doesn't just show up on the skin and can manifest as emotional issues such as anxiety, nervousness, restlessness, and insomnia.

If you have Fire manifestations on your skin such as red spots, redness or extreme sensitivity, favoring a diet that balances the Fire element will allow you to rebalance your entire body. This is the great advantage of a holistic approach.

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