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i have oily skin i'm afraid to eat apple pies which contains high amount of sugar?

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Dr. Peter Lio
Dr. Peter Lio answered
Dermatology 20 years experience
Maybe...or Maybe not: Oily skin is probably mostly due to genetics: some folks are incredibly oily no matter what they eat, while others tend to be very dry despite everything they do. I would always recommend eating a healthy diet (low sugar, mostly plants, minimally-processed food), so i think it's good to avoid pie... But this probably will not affect your oil production or acne risk very much by itself.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
NOT SUGAR: Oily skin is not related to any food. There are many soaps and lotions for oily skin easily found wherever you buy cleansers.

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