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Worst Foods For Skin

These 5 Foods Might Be Causing More Than Tummy Problems — They Might Be Giving You Bad Skin

Worst Foods For Skin
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You've heard that old saying that goes "you are what you eat." While this saying cannot be taken literally, it is important to understand that everything we eat — whether it is healthy smoothies or green juices, fast food burgers or ice cream cones — does hold the power to affect our bodies in different ways.

"Your diet is the number-one source for skin trouble," says Joanna Vargas, celebrity facialist and founder of Joanna Vargas Salon and Skincare Collection. "Most people don't realize that skin directly correlates to our digestive system. If we eat something we can't digest or have trouble digesting, the body will try and use your skin to detox. That's why we break out after eating certain foods."

Studies have shown that there is indeed a link between dermatology and nutrition, revealing that certain diets can cause skin to react by causing inflammation, acne, dryness and more. With this in mind, here are five of the worst foods you can eat for your skin, according to experts.

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