Diet and acne.

  title={Diet and acne.},
  author={Whitney P. Bowe and Smita S Joshi and Alan R. Shalita},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  volume={63 1},
Historically, the relationship between diet and acne has been highly controversial. Before the 1960s, certain foods were thought to exacerbate acne. However, subsequent studies dispelled these alleged associations as myth for almost half a century. Several studies during the last decade have prompted dermatologists to revisit the potential link between diet and acne. This article critically reviews the literature and discusses how dermatologists might address diet when counseling patients with… CONTINUE READING