Can Eating Too Much Sugar Harm Your Skin?

At certain times of the year, candy is seemingly inescapable. If you’re after clear, healthy skin, what can you expect if you indulge? Believe it or not, eating too much sugar may wreak havoc on your skin health, playing a role in the development or worsening of skin conditions such as psoriasis and acne. Going overboard on sugar could even cause signs of premature aging like fine lines and sagging. You may have heard it dubbed as having a “sugar face.” That’s on top of potentially increasing your risk for diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease, as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) notes.

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