Hormonal Acne Diet: Foods to Eat and Avoid

There are a lot of myths floating around about the underlying causes of hormonal acne.  If you’re like me, you probably think that hormonal acne is all about sex hormones: estrogen, testosterone, DHT, etc. While that’s partially true, sex hormones are only a small part of the picture when it comes to hormonal acne. While … Read more

Want Clear Skin? Cut the Carbs and Sugar.

For the longest time, I struggled with acne despite cutting out the obvious culprits, like dairy, chocolate, and potato chips.  I replaced them with “healthy” foods, like whole grains, bananas, and rice, but still found myself breaking out constantly.  When I first started researching the link between diet and acne, the root of my problems … Read more

The Definitive Guide to Fasting for Acne (Intermittent, Prolonged, Fast-Mimicking Diet)

Could skipping breakfast be the secret to clear skin? Celebrities, business icons, and health experts have been hyping up fasting quite a bit lately.  Many people are now using it for weight loss, disease prevention, and even increased productivity. Its scientifically-proven health benefits are practically endless: Anti-aging effects Immune system support Lower oxidative stress Cancer … Read more

MCT Oil Cured My Dandruff and Fungal Acne

Do you have stubborn acne or dandruff that won’t seem to go away?  Do you have flakes around your nose, chin, eyebrows, or scalp?  Do you have pus-filled whiteheads or itchy, red patches of skin? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you might not be dealing with acne – you might have … Read more

Is Your Thyroid Causing Cystic Acne? Hypothyroidism & Acne, Explained.

When we think of what causes acne, we usually think it’s because of hormones, unhealthy hygiene habits, oily skin, or eating too many greasy, sugary, fried foods.  But what if I told you that there’s a secret acne-causing condition that usually goes totally unnoticed by doctors and dermatologists and affects millions of people? It’s called … Read more

Can a Low-Carb Diet Cure Acne?

It seems like everyone is talking about the ketogenic (“keto”) diet these days. Documentaries like The Magic Pill claim it may be able to cure autoimmune conditions, help in preventing and managing diabetes, and maybe even mitigate cancer. There are tens of thousands of success stories from around the internet.  Most people use keto/low-carb for weight loss, … Read more