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Study: Beat Hormonal Acne With Big Breakfast And Small Dinner

By Seppo | Diet , Members-only , News and research

Recently published study shows over 50% of women with adult acne have hormonal abnormalities. Brazilian researchers measured androgen (male sex hormone) levels of 835 over 15-year old women with acne. They found that 54.56% had hyperandrogenism (higher than normal androgen level). The hormones most commonly elevated were dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA). OK, it’s […]

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Research Uncovers The Mastermind Molecule Behind Acne – What It Is And How To Turn It Down

By Seppo | Cause , Members-only , News and research

Research has uncovered the mastermind molecule behind acne. Mammalian target of rapamycin (mTor) regulates all aspects of acne, including sebum production, cell growth and skin inflammation. It can read the levels of various hormones and nutrients and regulate cell growth and sebum production based on these signals. In this post I’ll explain the mTor pathway […]

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