Whey Protein Linked To Adult Acne

November 28, 2017

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The high protein diet is as popular today as when it first became a mainstream mainstay over twenty years ago and all that protein may be causing you to have rounds of acne outbreaks. Dermatologists are seeing more cases of adult acne and believe it is due to our obsessions of eating high amounts of protein, particularly whey protein. They point to two studies where athletes consumed whey protein and found higher incidents of acne than others. So if you are experiencing a flare up of acne and you do take whey regularly, try switching to vegan protein for a little while and see if anything changes.


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