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Acne and ‘Heaty Foods’
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Acne and ‘Heaty Foods’

In my practice, I have often had patients telling me about heaty body or about some ‘heaty foods’ that cause acne. Although the term “heaty” is not recognized in modern or conventional medicine, the concept comes from Chinese medicine and is related to the balancing of yin and yang. Thus certain foods believed to cause...

Flaxseeds and Acne
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Flaxseeds and Acne

Flaxseeds are one of the best known healing foods for acne. Their healing property comes from the fact that they are rich in Essential Fatty Acids (EFA). EFA plays an important role in preventing acne by keeping the production of androgens under control. Androgens are hormones that influence sebum production and are particularly active during...