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Chocolate and Acne

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 Acne is most common skin problem now a days. It is one of the most common skin disorders among teenagers with 95% of all teenagers getting it during some point in their lives. Some gets mild form of acne, some moderate and some gets severe acne.

Some gets rid of it when they cross their teen years but some people have to face it all their lives. Some people do not get acne in their teen years but they get it after teen years.

As acne is most common skin disorder, there are lots of myths associated with it. People force their selfs not to do certain things which they like most because they believe in those myths. Some myths are harmless and some are harmful.

Does chocolate really cause acne?
Most famous myth is associated with chocolate. People believe that chocolate causes acne and if you eat chocolate you will get more breakouts. In many families parents forbid their kids to eat chocolate when they enter into teen years. Many studies conducted in this regard have concluded that chocolate does not affect acne and does not cause more breakouts. In fact studies show that chocolate helps to boost serotonin in the brain that causes to produce calming effects and reduces stress. As chocolate helps to reduce stress and stress causes acne then we can safely say that chocolate helps to remove acne although not directly but through a different channel. Another studies show that chocolate contains one-third of adult daily requirements of antioxidants. Furthermore chocolate is considered a part of balance diet.

Besides chocolate there are many other food as well which have found there way in the mythical world of acne these include pizza, French fries, junk food and etc. It is best that you keep a balanced diet. If you take any food and notice a breakout very next day then it is suggested that avoid this food for some time and observe your skin condition after consuming it. If you get breakout then it might be caused due to some allergy that you might have.

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