The Relationship Of Diet And Acne

ALi, Eslam abdul hameed (2018-04-15)

Acne is one of the most common dermatological conditions, affecting millions of young adult worldwide.1 It is a disorder of pilosebaceous units. It can be considered as a chronic disease in view of the most recent definitions of chronicity by the World Health Organization. It is generally accepted that excess sebum, hormones, bacteria and hyper proliferation of follicular cells are the major etiologic factors for acne.2 On the one hand, recent studies have suggested a rather close relationship between diet and acne


Nutrition and diet are affecting overall health;. But can diet affect acne? In the report a collecting data from different three sources were taken. The first study demonstrated a positive association between milk intake and acne. The second study reported an association between high-glycemic diet and acne. The third study included the relation between fat intake and acne.

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