Foods That Cause Hormonal Acne

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When certain trigger foods are consumed, they send signals to our glands to create hormones (like stress hormones or sex hormones). If there is an excess of these hormones produced, they signal the oil glands in our skin to start creating sebum (oil).

Dairy

ACNE CAUSING FOODS

Dairy

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Cow’s milk negatively impacts our bodies by increasing the insulin-like growth factor (IGF-1). IGF-1 plays an essential role in tissue growth and development.

SUGAR

ACNE CAUSING FOODS

Sugar

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Sugar is one of the biggest foods to avoid if you’re dealing with hormonal acne because of its effect on insulin levels.

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REFINED CARBS

ACNE CAUSING FOODS

Refined Carbs

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Refined carbs are sometimes called “empty calories” & they are also high on the glycemic index.

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FAST FOOD

ACNE CAUSING FOODS

Fast Food

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Fast food is loaded with weird fillers, cheap oils, and highly inflammatory sugars that can lead to hormonal acne.

Start eliminating the foods mentioned from your diet.

Manage and regulate your hormones.

Ditch the traditional acne cleansers

Consult a Dermatologist

Good nutrition to boost good bacteria

Drink Lots of Water

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TIPS

For Acne Free Skin 

Take a Food Sensitivity test