What can you do about your lifestyle and diet to heal your skin? The graph below in this private beta tries to answer this by presenting the summarized results of the studies about acne and 26 systemic factors there is evidence for influence the disease.

Factor
Score
Effect Size
bmi < 18.5 female
(D)
18%
bmi < 18.5 male
(D)
28%
bmi > 25 female
(B)
3%
bmi > 25 male
(C)
-4%
chocolate
(B)
-18%
cleansing
(A)
25%
dairy low fat milk boys
(C)
-15%
dairy low fat milk girls
(C)
-19%
dairy skim milk boys
(C)
-25%
dairy skim milk girls
(B)
-29%
dairy whole milk boys
(C)
-10%
dairy whole milk girls
(C)
-19%
food allergies
(D)
-25%
gamma linolenic acid
(B)
32%
low glycemic load diet
(B)
24%
makeup use
(C)
-3%
omega-3 inflammatory acne
(A)
50%
omega-3 regular acne
(B)
27%
probiotics supplementation
(D)
5%
sleep quality (poor)
(C)
-3%
smoking > 20 / day
(C)
25%
smoking moderate
(C)
-4%
soy consumption
(D)
5%
stress
(C)
-23%
sun exposure
(D)
-14%