If you’ve struggled with acne, then you’ve probably tried everything you can: harsh face washes, over-the-counter creams, prescription topical gels, or even oral medication. But have you thought about what you’re eating? Your diet can have a major impact on your skin, including acne.
We spoke with board-certified dermatologist Tsippora Shainhouse, MD, FAAD, of the Dermatology Institute and Skin Care Center, who broke down the five biggest offenders in your battle with breakouts. If you’re trying to clear up your skin, you’d be best to steer clear of these foods. Of course, if you’re really struggling with acne, it’s best to visit your dermatologist to create a skincare regimen that works for you.