The Real Root Causes of Acne

Chapter 2: The Real Root Causes of Acne Acne vulgaris, or acne for short, is a disease that affects the skin, typically on the face, but also on the back, chest, neck, or arms.  At its core, acne is a bacterial infection followed by an inflammatory response from the body.  The process of acne forming … Read more

Are Kelp and Seaweed The Secret to Clear Skin?

There’s a lot of confusion out there around whether or not iodine, and foods high in iodine, like seaweed and kelp, help prevent acne or cause it.  Some people claim that eating seaweed or taking a kelp supplement helped improve their overall health and their skin, while others, especially old-school dermatologists, believe that iodine actually causes acne. … Read more

5 Ways to Avoid Breaking Out From Coffee

“Do I seriously have to give up coffee in order to get clear skin?” This is easily one of the most common questions I get regarding acne and diet, and luckily the answer is no. The idea of giving up coffee in order to achieve clear skin terrified me when I started this journey.  I … Read more