Does diet affect acne?

Does diet affect acne?

There are 24 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Oct 16, 2007, titled Does diet affect acne?. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Here's a question to ponder: Why is acne common in the Western, industrialized world, while the pimples that plague American kids are rare in developing countries? It's a puzzler -- and one that prompted ...

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Psychology Today

Spring, TX

#26 Jul 2, 2013
Charles R Darwin wrote:
From 2010-2012, 260,000 people in Somalia died as result of famine. I think I'll take a few pimples AND THANK GOD that I have enough to eat. Oh, and approximately 133,000 of those were children under the age of 5.
The moral of the story:
Stop worrying about milk, gluten, and fat content and be grateful that you are not laying on the ground with a distended belly and flies buzzing up your nose.
Disgusting and off topic.

Ever heard of androgens?
Psychology Today

Spring, TX

#27 Jul 2, 2013
One androgen called testosterone can cause acne but is not the only cause.
Bacteria also cause acne. The combination of the two can cause quite unsightly acne. I don't know how pimple-faced boys ever get a date.

Since: Jan 14

Talisay, Philippines

#28 Jan 29, 2014
This is very interesting.

Spring, TX

#29 Apr 3, 2015
I don't understand people who don't eat protein, especially those who are diabetic. Maybe they never took any nutrition classes.

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