Is Dairy Causing Your Acne?

Acne used to be something only teens had to worry about, but now more and more adults are suffering from acne. Research shows that 35% of women in their 30’s, 26% in their 40’s and 15% of people age 50 and up, have problems with acne. Adult acne can be embarrassing and there can be a variety of reasons people get acne, such as hormonal changes, stress, sugar, high testosterone, PCOS, and even dairy.

man with acneDairy may seem like an insignificant thing because most people have dairy during breakfast. You have a yogurt, a bowl of cereal, some half-and-half on your coffee, it may not seem like a lot, but it’s something that causes acne and most people don’t know this.

Milk and dairy products contain growth hormones that have inflammatory substances that can clog your pores and cause you to break out. Research shows that there is a strong link between the consumption of milk and acne.