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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)

A very common skin condition that 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 ...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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High GI food cause acne?

High GI food cause acne?

Maybe: There is a link between low GI food and improvement in acne symptoms (american journal of clinical nutrition, vol. 86, no. 1, 107-115, july 2007). It is not clear if a high-glycemic-load *causes* acne, but it looks like it certain won't help it. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods cause acne and darker skin?

Please suggest what foods cause acne and darker skin?

This is a myth: I was surprised too, but nobody's been able to show convincingly that acne is impacted much by diet one way or the other. As far as food darkening your skin, somebody's been telling you nonsense. Your skin color is genetic and sunlight darkens it some; if you try to lighten it long-term, you'll disfigure yourself and everyone will ridicule you. Talk with your physician about this stuff now. ...Read more

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Could it be a true or is it a myth that foods can cause acne?

Could it be a true or is it a myth that foods can cause acne?

Myth: I was surprised too, but all the good studies show little or no effect. Being a kid with acne is hard enough without adding superstition. ...Read more

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Does one of kind a particular food cause acne more than the other.. Staying away from all artificial sugar but I still continue to have terrible acne?

Does one of kind a particular food cause acne more than the other.. Staying away from all artificial sugar but I still continue to have terrible acne?

Controversial: There are a variety of sources that suggest most foods have little or no bearing on acne breakouts at all. Of course any individual can have food sensitivities and some of these lead to skin effects like eczema or hives,and acne flare may be an isolated response in a few.Do what you find works for you but try to maintain a balanced nutrition. ...Read more

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What foods can cause acne breakouts and what could I do to prevent it?

What foods can cause acne breakouts and what could I do to prevent it?

Myth: Controlled tests show diet has little to do with acne. With today's rx's, even in a dysfunctional health care system, all acne should be manageable. If your problem is intermittent, a systemic antibiotic begun when a breakout seems imminent may be the cornerstone of effective treatment, perhaps with a topical agent. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is my acne caused by a food allergy?

Is my acne caused by a food allergy?

No: It is very well established now that acne is not due to food allergies, but certain bacteria on the skin. There is no need to alter your diet to treat acne. Instead, see a dermatologist for the best advice; this may includes antibiotic creams, other lotions, etc. Enjoy your meals! ...Read more

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What are foods that are high in protein and doesn't cause face or back acne? And how to treat acne?

What are foods that are high in protein and doesn't cause face or back acne? And how to treat acne?

Acne due to other th: Food has little or nothing to do with acne. Hormones, heredity, & some meds are usual factors. A dermatologist can help you. ...Read more

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What food causes of acne?

What food causes of acne?

Sugars: Too many carbohydrates change the chemistry in your body and can lead to acne. Another food problem is food allergy, and toxins in food (for instance bromine in proceeded foods can cause acne). ...Read more

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Can chocolate cause you acne?

Can chocolate cause you acne?

Yes: Many foods can exacerbate acne. For many, but not everyone, chocolate is a major cause. ...Read more

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