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#1 jsmithson

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Posted 12 March 2011 - 06:14 AM

It's amazing what you find when trawling pubmed biggrin.gif

http://www.ncbi.nlm....pubmed/20692602

The key point is that a reduction in sebum was found through taking lactoferrin: a milk protein.

I'm about to start a 400mg per day experiment of lactoferrin and see if there's a reduction in sebum.

My sebum is out of control and systemic retinoids and topical polyphenols are unfortunately out of the question for me!

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Posted 12 March 2011 - 09:29 AM

I should be buying some of this and will be researching it a bit more now. Is there any side effect s of having lactoferrin? I will probably be buying 250mg 90 capsules and will be having one a day until 90 days is over and report any reduction.

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Posted 12 March 2011 - 11:16 AM

I did like 2 pills daily for 2 weeks and noticed no change.

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Posted 12 March 2011 - 12:54 PM

QUOTE (mastershadow @ Mar 12 2011, 05:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I did like 2 pills daily for 2 weeks and noticed no change.

That study was for 12 weeks and how many mg a day?

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Posted 16 March 2011 - 09:10 AM

^^ There was another study done with lactoferrin but it was combined with probiotics and this combo proved to be very effective at reducing breakouts and sebum production. A cursory google search will reveal lactoferrin supplements with probiotics such as Pearl Immune if anyone wants to give it a go.

Edited by dgman, 16 March 2011 - 09:10 AM.





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