Eating wisely and exercising regularly are keys to good health for everyone. But when you have rosacea, there’s a catch: Certain foods and activities that are harmless or even healthy for most people can make rosacea flare up. With planning, however, you can control your symptoms while still reaping the benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise.
A zesty bowl of chili, a hot cup of tea, or a chilled glass of wine might seem appetizing. Yet spicy foods, hot drinks, and alcohol are all common rosacea triggers—things that can spark flare-ups in susceptible individuals. Some rosacea sufferers are also affected by specific foods such as liver, cheese, chocolate, vanilla, eggplant, and avocado.Discover ways to maintain your health while controlling your rosacea ›