Rosacea (rose-AY-sha) is a common skin disease that can cause blushing and redness across the nose, cheeks, forehead, chin, or eyelids. While sun protection and a good skin care routine are excellent ways to manage Rosacea, you can also eliminate certain foods to help fight off flare-ups. Try to avoid the following if you are working to manage Rosacea:

  • Marinated Meats
  • Liver
  • Yogurt
  • All Cheeses (except cottage cheese)
  • Hot Coffee
  • Chocolate
  • Vanilla
  • Soy Sauce
  • Yeast Extract (bread is okay)
  • Vinegar (except white)
  • Eggplant
  • Avocados
  • Spinach
  • Pods of Broad Leaf Beans (Including lima, navy, and pea)
  • Citrus
  • Tomatoes
  • Bananas
  • Red Plums
  • Raisins
  • Figs
  • Wines and Liquors, Especially Red Wines, Beer, Bourbon, Gin, Vodka, and Champagne