Diet and acne: review of the evidence from 2009 to 2020

  title={Diet and acne: review of the evidence from 2009 to 2020},
  author={Federica Dall'oglio and M R Nasca and Federica Fiorentini and Giuseppe Micali},
  journal={International Journal of Dermatology},
Dietary habits may play a non‐negligible role in the development, duration, and severity of acne, as shown in past critical review articles on such association. 
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