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Can certain foods worsen acne?

Certain research indicates that high-glycemic foods*, dairy products, and foods containing saturated and trans fats might worsen acne for some people. Nevertheless, the connection between diet and acne can differ from one individual to another.

*High-glycemic foods are those that cause a rapid increase in blood sugar levels after consumption. These foods typically have a high glycemic index (GI), a scale that ranks carbohydrates based on how quickly they raise blood glucose levels.

White bread
White rice
Sugary cereals
Sugary beverages

Updated on: 23/05/2024

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