Plagued by pimples? Learn the secrets behind an anti-acne diet.
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Great Foods That Fight Acne Male: What's acne? A lot of—there has been debates over the years. You know, we know the common treatments are keeping your pores open and preventing infections but whether diet plays a roll in acne. Male: When I grew up it as all you can't have chocolates. Male: Right, right. Male: Chocolate, milk that’s going to—we know that’s not necessarily true but there are studies of what is good and what is not good for your skin. Male: And this is kind of a few examples of first of the berries are really good. Blueberries, blackberries, the nuts too high in omega 3s and the omega 3 oils, those are the ones that are good for your skin and that they have good anti-inflammatory properties. And then of course fish also really high in omega 3. And omega 3 those oils actually also help get into the part of the skin, the membrane—the cell membranes of the skin and the healthier that is the more she’s going to be— Female: Because you don’t want to over dry. Male: Sugar has been debated whether it cause acne or it doesn’t but I think. I do believe sugar plays a roll because if you eat, a lot of extra sugar you're going to have a lot of extra insulin flowing around in your body. And when you have extra insulin it throws all your other hormones out of the way. Female: They're all in— Male: And when your hormones are out of lack, you get more out break. And you know it kind of it is funny, it—whether you have acne or not, these are the things that are good for you. And these things are— Female: Right. Male: You get a lot in your skin. Male: The cheeses products are here because milk theoretically they say for some people can increase oil production. Male: Right, yeah. Because the hormones the natural hormones that are in milk are ingested and it’s you know that’s probably a minor factor if you have sever acne you know I usually tell my patients to lay of the milk.