Dark chocolate exacerbates acne

  title={Dark chocolate exacerbates acne},
  author={Saivaree Vongraviopap and P. Asawanonda},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
  • Saivaree Vongraviopap, P. Asawanonda
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Dermatology
  • The effects of chocolate on acne exacerbations have recently been reevaluated. [...] Key Method To investigate whether 99% dark chocolate, when consumed in regular daily amounts, would cause acne to worsen in acne-prone male subjects, twenty-five acne prone male subjects were asked to consume 25 g of 99% dark chocolate daily for 4 weeks. Assessments which included Leeds revised acne scores as well as lesion counts took place weekly. Food frequency questionnaire was used, and daily activities were recorded…Expand Abstract
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