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The role of diet in acne: facts and controversies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20082944     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Acne is the most prevalent skin condition. It has a substantial effect on the quality of life of teenagers worldwide. Among acne patients from different societies and cultures, diet is uniformly regarded as a major cause in the pathogenesis of acne. We reviewed the up-to-date literature regarding acne and culprit foods such as dairy products, chocolate, and fatty foods. Unfortunately, after reviewing the existing data, there are no answers but there are definitely more questions, because there is no clear proof about whether these issues are facts or misconceptions.
Batya B Davidovici; Ronni Wolf
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in dermatology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1879-1131     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Dermatol.     Publication Date:    2010 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-19     Completed Date:  2010-04-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406412     Medline TA:  Clin Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  12-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010. Published by Elsevier Inc.
The Dermatology Unit, Kaplan Medical Center, 76100 Rechovot, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Acne Vulgaris / epidemiology*,  prevention & control*
Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Conflict (Psychology)
Dairy Products
Dietary Carbohydrates
Evidence-Based Medicine
Food Habits*
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Health Status
Skin Care / methods
World Health
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Carbohydrates

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