Study: Low Carb The Best Diet For Acne?

Few of us the in West would change the comforts of modern civilization to the nomadic existence of Eskimos. Yet they have something most of us glamor, no acne – or, I should say, had. When Canadian Eskimos started moving into towns and permanent settlements many notes changes in their health. Another condition has become … Read more

Italian Study Shows Why Carbs Are Deadly For Your Skin

A 2012 Italian study shows why you should think twice before indulging in carbohydrates. The study compared acne patients to people with clear skin and showed significant insulin resistance and much higher insulin level in acne group. Why insulin matters As I’ve explained many times, insulin is a cornerstone hormone in acne. Increase in insulin … Read more

What Causes Acne Overview

In The Art of War Sun Tzu writes: ”Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril.” This advice wins battles not only in the field but also on your skin. So if you don’t wish to be in peril in your fight against acne, you should take the time to properly understand what you are up against.

Many websites portray acne as overtly simple. They might claim it’s caused by toxins coming out of the skin or congestion in the colon. But the truth of the matter is that acne is extremely complicated. And when you understand all the factors that go into making a pimple it’s easy to see why many overtly simple solutions fail.

On this page I want to give you a broad overview of the complicated causes behind acne. And through understanding you can develop effective strategies for beating it.

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