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Q: Argh! I’m 30 and still battling breakouts. Are there any dietary changes I can make to help clear up my skin?

Tonya says...
Everything from chocolate to dairy to greasy foods has been blamed for breakouts, even though these items contribute to acne in only some people. Despite a lack of scientific evidence on the relationship between food and acne, there are, however, a few known vitamins that can help calm the situation. Up your intake of fresh fruits and vegetables for added vitamin C and beta carotene, and eat healthy, lean meats for zinc. Vitamin A has also been credited with improving acne. That said, it should be used (orally or topically) only under the care of a physician, as it can be toxic--especially to women who are pregnant.

Tonya Rouse Hillenbrand is a certified fitness and nutrition expert, and a former national triathlete and duathlon team member. Click here to send her your questions.