10 FOODS THAT CAUSE ACNE

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There was a time when we used to say that an acne breakout is a student’s worst nightmare. But the unfortunate truth is that acne breakouts can happen at any time – and they can affect anyone.

Strangely enough, though, acne only seems to breakout on your face when you really, REALLY don’t want it to. For example, it might breakout the night before your prom, the morning of a first date, or during a job interview!

It very rarely breaks out when you’re planning to stay indoors all week. Hmm.

There is a reason for this: Stress can cause acne breakouts. Ergo, when you’re worrying about an upcoming event – such as your prom – acne you can manifest itself on your face, due to a build up of toxins in your system.

But as well as stress, food is also a contributory factor. If your diet is poor, it could be the reason behind your acne.

If you’re looking to minimise the damage and look your best at all times, let’s take a look at the top 10 foods that cause acne. Avoid at all costs! (especially before prom)

Chocolate

Chocolate has a few health benefits. Loaded with antioxidants, it’s good for your heart – in moderation, of course.

But chocolate is not so great for your skin, especially if you eat a lot of it and if it’s less than 70% cocoa. Although a simple bar of chocolate in and of itself is not going to cause acne to breakout on your face, a diet that is high in chocolate over a long period of time can cause acne.

It’s all about not over-indulging. A chocolate bar once a week will be fine, but if you consume more than your fair share, you’re heading down a slippery slope.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE

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