Does your diet have any impact on your skin? Niki Bezzant explains.

Can what we eat help our skin look clear, youthful and glowing? As an acne-plagued teen, I hoped this was true; I avoided junk food and ate dusty-tasting carob instead of chocolate, just in case the latter was aggravating my skin.

Sadly nothing much made a difference that I could see. Time and age eventually took care of my acne; ironically by about the time it was replaced with wrinkles.

But things have moved on in nutrition and dermatology since the 80s, and it's acknowledged these days that