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Clean Eating for Clearer Skin

From the Show: CLEAN Food Network
Summary: You can make a huge difference in your skin health by eating a clean food diet.
Air Date: 6/6/16
Duration: 10 Minutes
Guest Bio: Makato Trotter, ND
Makato-TrotterDr. Makoto Trotter, ND, is a licensed naturopathic doctor and proud dad. Alongside his wife (also a naturopathic doctor) he co-founded Zentai Wellness Centre, a multidisciplinary health clinic located in downtown Toronto.

He graduated on the Dean’s Honours List with an Honours Biochemistry-Biotechnology degree from the University of Waterloo. Subsequent to this, he continued his journey to become a naturopathic doctor, graduating summa cum laude from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto. He is currently a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors and is a peer review board member of Integrated Healthcare Practitioners publication.

Makoto has always been passionate about holistic medicine and strives to share his knowledge with others. Prior to authoring books, he had his own weekly live TV health segment on CP24 news with a daily reach of 1.5 million viewers.

He is dedicated to educating his patients to understand and maintain a healthier lifestyle, using realistic means and a rationale approach. He strongly believes that prevention and health optimization are the cornerstones to individual wellness and long-term health.

Makoto resides in Toronto, ON.
  • Book Title: The Complete Acne Health and Diet Guide: Naturally Clear Skin Without Antibiotics
  • Guest Twitter Account: @zentaiwellness
Clean Eating for Clearer Skin
You can make a huge difference in your skin health by eating a clean food diet. 

Acne is triggered by hormones, but your diet and what you eat can influence those hormones. 

Dairy and sugar are the biggest culprits for poor skin health.

Other food sensitivities, such as gluten, can also trigger inflammation and cause outbreaks. You may want to try an elimination diet in order to discover which foods are causing the issue. Use a naturopath or a nutritionist to help guide you through the stages of elimination. 

Acne can also be tied to emotions, such as anger, sadness and depression.

Listen in as Makato Trotter, ND, shares the worst foods for acne and other skin issues, as well as which foods can make a positive impact on your skin.
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