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Does chocolate and fried food cause acne?

Does chocolate and fried food cause acne?

No: We are all different, and react differently to foods and other things in the environment. If certain foods cause trouble for you, then your options are to either avoid them or try to reduce your sensitivity with homeopathic treatment: www.Bookonhealing.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Can eating chocolate or greasy food really cause acne?

Can eating chocolate or greasy food really cause acne?

Not really: Acne is usually a condition caused by excess oil and gland secretion of skin along with pore buildup and plugging-often triggered by stress and increase in hormones in body. It is a myth that greasy food and chocolate cause acne but they are not that healthy anyway and should be minimized in your diet. ...Read more

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Does greasy foods and chocolates cause acne?

Does greasy foods and chocolates cause acne?

No.: Despite the millions of patients with acne who love chocolate and greasy foods there is no evidence of a relationship. There is a potential but weak relationship with milk consumption. ...Read more

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Could eating chocolate or greasy foods cause acne?

Could eating chocolate or greasy foods cause acne?

No: It is a common misconception that "fatty foods" and chocolate causes acne. In most cases, food plays a very small role in acne. Studies have shown that soda, chips, caffeine, fried foods, and chocolate do not cause acne. So why the link? Stress may aggravate acne, and it may simply be that we eat certain comfort foods (like chocolate) when we are stressed hence the link. ...Read more

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Does any type of foods like peanuts, chocolate, or peanut butter cause acne?? Also What causes acne, and how do I get rid of it?

Does any type of foods like peanuts, chocolate, or peanut butter cause acne?? Also What causes acne, and how do I get rid of it?

See below: There are multiple factor in the causation of acne. You may consult this site for home remedies. You may need to try more than one treatment to find one that suits you. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/acne/acne-vulgaris-home-treatment ...Read more

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Does chocolate and junk food cause acne and zits or this a myth? Some say it does some it does not? If so should I stop eating chocolate

Does chocolate and junk food cause acne and zits or this a myth? Some say it does some it does not? If so should I stop eating chocolate

Manage your acne: Forget about trying to connect diet and acne. Your photo suggests you're a fitness buff; eat sensibly to promote this side of your health. I see that you are on retin-A and that you have not gotten full clearing. Don't hesitate to get with your physician who can add something prescription-strength -- perhaps a month on a tetracycline, or if neede something even stronger. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Do chocolate and black foods darken the acne marks?

Do chocolate and black foods darken the acne marks?

No: Pigments in foods have nothing to do with coloring of skin. Skin coloring has to do with amounts of melanin your skin cells produce. More likely you would benefit from using a strong sunscreen on your face each and every time you go outside, even if it's a cloudy day. The uv waves of light activate melanin, not foods. ...Read more

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Does chocolate & other junk foods increase acne? M 18 yrs old & i want 2 know that is my acne only due to of hormonals or is there any other reasons?

Not a major factor: The impact of diet, if any, on acne is probably small; there's more to implicate diary than chocolate, which surprised me. Acne is also not caused by lifestyle or your enjoying your body -- the latter is good for you. Your acne can be managed by topical benzoyl peroxide for starters; if you're not clear in two weeks, your physician can give you prescription-strength rx to clear you. ...Read more

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I have acne and mostly they are whiteheads i stop eating chocolate and junk food and i still get them but mostly the affect area are the cheecks .

Start simple: If you have no issues with medications, I would start with a simple benzoyl peroxide solution to treat your acne. More often the acne is a result of your hormones and how your skin reacts to them, not as much food related. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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