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BREAKING MEDICAL NEWS - Dairy Linked to Acne Development

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Dairy products and foods with a high glycemic index are the leading causes of acne, according to a review published in the March issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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Angelika R (143)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:14 pm
Dairy products and foods with a high glycemic index are the leading causes of acne, according to a review published in the March issue of the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Researchers examined the evidence between acne and diet and found that certain products, particularly cow’s milk, produce and stimulate hormones linked with acne. The association does not seem to be related to the fat content of milk, as low-fat milk had an even greater association with acne, compared with high-fat milk. This study supports the findings in PCRM’s 2009 published review of diet and acne.

. (0)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:21 pm
This study did not include the age group. Adults who still have acne into their 50's cannot be put into the same dairy consumer group.Milk seemed to be the driving issue.
Older adults generally do not drink glasses of milk. Does ice cream or cheese add to this? I wish there was more to this study.

Brenda N (3)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:37 pm
I note that in the USA hormones are given to dairy cattle to get them to produce more milk. Any teenager knows that hormones = acne so its a no-brainer that dairy products in the USA at least would cause acne.

Angelika R (143)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:38 pm
Allan, perhaps this link offers you more info (for full article you need to register)

Angelika R (143)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:39 pm
True Brenda, but this is about the research proof

Angelika R (143)
Wednesday March 6, 2013, 3:48 pm
The new review found that dairy products and high-glycemic foods, such as sugar and white bread, were the only dietary factors clearly linked to acne in scientific studies. (from the former PCRM article = link in this article)

Jaime Alves (52)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 1:44 pm
Noted, thanks.

JL A (281)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 3:28 pm
There's bacterial association, too, for blackheads and why deeper cleansing has been recommended.

divergent revolution (309)
Thursday March 7, 2013, 5:38 pm
Makes perfect sense.
All that saturated fat...dairy is also linked to cancer.
Ty Angelika

Latoya Brookins (23)
Friday March 8, 2013, 11:31 pm
Dairy causes mucus build up. Dairy causes acne. Dairy has been linked to cancer. Dairy tortures cows. Dairy kills cows. Dairy destroys the environment.

If you want calcium, try one of the dozen or more ways of getting it that don't include dairy! Those other ways are a lot safer than milk.

Breastmilk is only good for babies!

Shelly P (5)
Sunday March 17, 2013, 11:39 am
I have actually cut out milk, and milk products for the last two weeks. I have seen a HUGE improvement in my adult acne. I wish I had done this while in high school.... But no time better than the present to make a positive change. :) Thanks for the article! It is a reminder as to why I no longer consume milk products.
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