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Shape Magazine discussed various “Tips for Adjusting Your Diet If You Have Rosacea” and interviewed various dermatology experts such as Dr. Michele Green.

A common issue regarding Rosacea is that most Rosacea patients did not know about their condition until it is diagnosed. And while there is no cure for it, there is a way you can avoid flare ups and redness with a steadier diet.

That said, it may be impossible to completely avoid at times, especially if you go out to eat. “Unless you prepare all your meals, it is impossible to avoid certain ingredients,” says Michele Green, M.D. in the article. Doing the best you can is all you can expect from yourself. “Eating in moderation is the key to avoiding rosacea flares and minimizing your symptoms,” she adds.

What foods commonly cause Rosacea flare ups?

“There are common foods that can cause rosacea flare-ups such as tomatoes, alcohol, spicy foods, cheese, coffee, and chocolate,” Dr. Green says. “But these foods are not triggers for everyone. Therefore you should chart which foods trigger your rosacea and avoid them in your diet.” Keeping a food journal that also notes your skin symptoms can help you figure out your own individual problem foods.

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And contact Dr. Green at 212 535 3088 if you would like to find out what the best option for you might be, such as the V-Beam laser.

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