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J Am Coll Nutr. 2009 Aug;28 Suppl:450S-454S.

Glycemic index, glycemic load: new evidence for a link with acne.

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Institute of General Physiology and Chemical Biology G. Esposito, University of Milano, Via Trentacoste 2, 20134 Milano, Italy.


In this paper, the link between high glycemic index and load will be reviewed. The data from the literature discussed relate to a short presentation of the physiopathology of acne, including the influence of hyperinsulinemia as a key factor at the beginning of acne.

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