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, MD Diet and acne ☆

  title={, MD Diet and acne ☆},
  author={F. Danby},
  • F. Danby
  • Published 2008
  • Acne is caused by the action of dihydrotestosterone, derived from endogenous and exogenous precursors, likely acting synergistically with insulin-like growth factor-1. These sources and interactions are discussed. Both a mechanism of action and recommended dietary changes that limit ingestion and production of these hormones are proposed. © 2008 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Much has been written on this subject over the past few years.1-3 Those who have denied a link between diet and acne… CONTINUE READING


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