There are many myths concerning health and how to maintain it. Some are relatively new and others are generations old, being passed done from grandparents to parents to children. Some of these myths are based in some type of truth and others are just so far fetched that its hard to believe that people accept them as truth.
Chocolate causes acne
Many teenagers have deprived themselves of a tasty treat due to this myth. For years chocolate has been held accountable for causing acne, but this is not the case. In 1969 a study was done to test this myth and it concluded with no direct correlation between chocolate and acne. There hasnt been a controlled study since then and that has allowed for the myth to grow.
Los Angeles dermatologist Dr. Ava Shamban stated, Chocolate per se will not make you break out, says Dr. Shamban.