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August 2017

Dairy Free Diary Part 1: Does Cutting Down on Dairy Help Clear Acne?

Posted in Health
on August 20, 2017

You may have seen my last post, which was a recipe for my favourite overnight oats, and noticed that it was a dairy free recipe. I recently decided to reduce my dairy intake for 2 weeks because I have a problem with acne, and I wanted to see if it helped clear up my skin.

I was also pretty curious to see if I was capable of giving up cheese for 14 days. Spoiler: I’m not.


I started writing about my decision to cut out dairy, what I ate, and what happened to me during the 2 weeks, but it was ridiculously long, so I’ve split it up into 3 separate posts. Part one is just a short one; an introduction if you like.

Some of you may be wondering about the link between dairy and acne. It wasn’t something I was aware of myself until recently, which is strange because I think I’ve searched every corner of the internet for ways to treat acne.

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Healthy Dairy Free 5 Minute Overnight Oats

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on August 17, 2017

I eat mainly the same things for breakfast in rotation. I’m happy eating the same thing every day, as long as it’s got some decent nutritional value. Right now, I’m loving these prep-ahead oats.

Up until now, I hated the thought of overnight oats. I thought they were a bit trendy and would be cold and soggy.

But, I got a bit experimental one day and the result is this. It’s plant-based, dairy-free, high in omega 3 and protein. I cover it with berries to give me an antioxidant and vitamin C boost.


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