Insight into Acne. Why Dairy, Sugar, and Insulin Are Bad for Skin

acne from insulin and sugarIf you suffer acne or treat acne, then 2012 was an important year. That’s when this ground-breaking paper came out of Germany: Diet in Acne: Further Evidence for the Role of Nutrient Signalling in Acne Pathogenesis.

One sentence from the abstract says it all:

“Acne should be regarded as an mTOR-driven disease of civilization, like obesity, type 2 diabetes and cancer induced by Western diet.”

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Roadmap to Progesterone

road map to progesteroneProgesterone is your calming, soothing, happiness hormone. It lightens periods and reduces anxiety. It also boosts metabolism, reduces inflammation, and is great for hair and skin.

Do you have enough progesterone?

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The Surprising Truth About PCOS (It’s Not an Ovarian Disease)

The Truth about PCOS

If your PCOS was diagnosed by ultrasound, it may not be an accurate diagnosis. The so-called ‘cysts’ have very little to do with your actual condition. And no, the cysts will not cause weight gain and infertility and heart disease.

But the word ovary appears in the very name of the condition polycystic ovarian disease. So it must be an ovarian disease? Right?  Wrong.

In truth, your ovaries are not to blame at all. With the right nutritional support, your ovaries can and will go back to doing exactly what they’re supposed to do.

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The End of PMS with Vitamin B6 and Other Serious Cures

PMS cureThank you to my nutrition professor who first taught me about vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) for PMS. It is reliable treatment for premenstrual mood problems including PMDD.

I still remember B6 as the eureka moment in the way I thought about periods. Suddenly, I had much higher expectations of how healthy a period can be.  Periods should arrive smoothly and without symptoms.

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