Does diet affect Keratosis Pilaris?
There is no evidence that diet, whether cutting dairy or meat, or going Keto, affects keratosis pilaris. Sometimes a change in diet has a placebo effect in patients, says Dr. Michele Farber, a board-certified dermatologist at Schweiger Dermatology in New York, but there haven’t been any studies that link diet to keratosis pilaris. In a rush to get rid of KP, some people try to do as much as possible, looking for answers wherever they may be. But dermatologists recommend focusing on the skincare routine, and moisturizing, most of all.
Dr. Michele Farber, MD, FAAD
Dr. Michele Farber, FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist at Schweiger Dermatology in New York.
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Small, harmless bumps of dead skin cells that form around the hair follicle.
KP, chicken skin, bumpy arms, permanent goose bumps
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Frequently Found On
Back of upper arms, outer thighs, back of thighs, outer calves
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