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6 Foods Causing Your Adult Acne

Summary: Why do certain foods trigger acne?
Air Date: 1/29/16
Duration: 10
Host: Leigh Vinocur, MD
Guest Bio: Debra Jaliman, MD
Dr. Debra Jaliman is a world-renowned dermatologist with a private practice on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. For over 25 years, she has taught dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

She was one of the first physicians to use Botox in her practice, and her office remains a national training center for Allergan, where physicians are guided by Dr. Jaliman on proper injection techniques. Dr. Jaliman is known for her ability to give her patients a subtle, natural look using Botox and other facial injectables. Many of the most famous faces in movies and television come to her, as do models that appear in top fashion magazines.

Dr. Jaliman is also known for her expertise in treating skin cancer and rare skin disorders, as well as more common problems such as acne and rosacea.
  • Book Title: Skin Rules: Trade Secrets from a Top New York Dermatologist
6 Foods Causing Your Adult Acne
It's not just your hormones that play a role in whether or not you have acne breakouts.

Your diet is also a major contributor to the health of your skin.

Sugary drinks, desserts, and fast food meals are just a few of the foods notorious for causing breakouts.

What are the six foods that cause adult acne?

  1. Cake
  2. Dairy products
  3. White bread
  4. Sugary drinks
  5. Fast food
  6. Salty foods

Listen in as Debra Jaliman, MD, shares why the food you eat can cause acne and the six foods that may be contributing to outbreaks.