New Research: Does diet really affect acne?

Observational studies reported that cow’s milk intake increased acne prevalence and severity, and a positive association between a high-glycemic-load diet, hormonal mediators, and acne risk. Based on these findings, there is convincing data supporting the role of dairy products and high-glycemic-index foods in influencing hormonal and inflammatory factors, which can increase acne prevalence and severity.

Source: Skin Therapy Letter, Volume 15, Issue 3, pages 1-2, 5, March 2010.

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