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Diet and hormonal acne

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So I have moderate hormonal acne I have made a lot of changes to my diet and lifestyle e.g dairy free, more vegetables and some fruits, ginger tea, no sugar (I was a sugar addict! Choc and flapjacks mainly)  I am recently going gluten free and have started drinking vegetable smoothies w/ almond milk this is my 3rd day, So can anyone tell me if they've succeeded in this kind of diet? How long? Feel free to add to what I can further do. Ps I do have oily,combo skin so current foundation Is tarte rainforest of the sea I'm trying to find something with more coverage but I don't want to risk new breakouts T.T

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Hi! I have also my hormones imbalanced, and I was thinking it has something to do with diet, as you said.
I´m going milk free, but i eat yogurt and cheese because of calcium. Also, more vegetables and fruits, and I must tell you that going sugar free is the best thing you can do! Sad thing is , many products that are not supposed to have sugar contain added sugar, which is as bad as the sugar in donuts, bakery... so sometimes it´s difficult to follow.
So, I think you are going right, but I must tell you that gluten ( If you don´t have celiac disease or gluten intolerance) isn´t as bad as many people say...and, in my opinion, you can have a healthy diet with gluten. 
Smoothies aren´t also as "good" as they claim to be. You must see a documentary ( I will write here the link if you want to watch it) about sugar that talks about smoothies and all this things, and it´s very interesting. Anyway, good luck with your diet! Hope this will help.

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Cow's milk spikes blood sugar, which can increase inflammation (leading to pimples). It also increases insulin levels, which encourage the production of skin oils (sebum). A lot of the commercial milk we buy comes from pregnant cows, and thus contains other hormones that can trigger the production of sebum.

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