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What causes acne: food edition

Foods that cause acne.

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by Curology Team
Updated on Jul 6, 2023 • 1 min read
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by Curology Team
Updated on Jul 6, 2023 • 1 min read
We’re here to share what we know — but don’t take it as medical advice. Talk to your medical provider if you have questions.

We know you’ve been hungry for this week’s guide: foods that cause acne.

Does dairy cause acne?! What about soy and fat? Acne and diet have a complicated relationship. Certain foods may trigger acne — but don’t clear your cupboard just yet. Some people get breakouts from food and others don’t. The scientific community is debating the exact links, gathering evidence and conducting trials. While they’re working, read this guide to learn about foods that are suspected to cause acne. Learn about:

  • Carbs that cause acne

  • The potential downsides of dairy

  • The absolute diet for staying acne-free (this is a tough one)

  • …and more!

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