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Popular Foods That May Cause Lasting Damage to Your Skin, Say Dermatologists

It’s no secret that too much sun exposure can wreak havoc on your skin over time, and by now we all know that washing your face daily certainly helps keep acne and blemishes at bay. But did you know that your diet also impacts skin’s appearance?

As it turns out, there are certain foods that can lead to acne breakouts, as well as those that may accelerate the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.


Due to their high sodium content, pretzels can wreak havoc on your skin. According to Michele Farber, MD of Schweiger Dermatology Group in Philadelphia, “salt and other ingredients that dehydrate skin, including alcohol and coffee, can contribute to wrinkling and fine lines.”



Source : Eat This, Not That! – Popular Foods That May Cause Lasting Damage to Your Skin, Say Dermatologists Edited By, Sarah Crow

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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