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November 8, 2023

S01 E23 – Eating for Acne Over the Holidays

S01 E23 – Eating for Acne Over the Holidays

The Holidays are just around the corner and you are wondering how to join the table and savor the food on the menu without messing up our diets and protocols?

We’ve got you covered! In this episode, we dive into tips and tricks for navigating the holiday season while staying true to your health and wellness goals. We discuss the importance of eating a nourishing meal before attending parties to prevent overeating and unstable blood sugar levels. We also explore the benefits of plant-based enzymes for digestion and offer suggestions for simple and delicious recipes even for those who are new to the kitchen. 

But that’s not all! We also address the misconceptions around eating healthy and share an 80/20 concept that allows for flexibility while following a healthy lifestyle. We also share personal experiences and strategies for handling comments and labels regarding your dietary restrictions. Plus, we provide valuable insights on how to tailor your approach to eating based on your individual body’s needs!

In this week’s episode, we discuss…

  • How to overcome the challenges of eating healthy during the holidays and maintaining clear skin.
  • Effective strategies for managing stress during the holiday season to minimize acne breakouts.
  • How to enjoy your favorite comfort foods while still prioritizing your skin health with healthier alternatives.
  • The 80/20 rule for healthy holiday eating and how it can help you maintain balance.
  • Dietary restrictions during holiday gatherings with confidence, ensuring you stay on track with your acne-friendly diet.

Additional Resources

Just because I’m eating healthy does not mean I’m giving up all of my favorite comfort foods. I’m a big comfort food eater. The holidays, like a Thanksgiving and Christmas are my favourite. I literally dream about these meals with all the fixings.

Katie Stewart

Key Episode Moments:

  • 00:00:03 – Introduction
  • 00:01:10 – Stress and Emotional Eating During the Holidays
  • 00:03:02 – Dealing with Family Expectations
  • 00:06:13 – The Perception of Healthy Food
  • 00:08:17 – Finding Flavor in Whole Foods
  • 00:12:46 – Finding Healthy Alternatives to Favorite Foods
  • 00:13:52 – Accommodating Different Dietary Choices
  • 00:14:40 – Dealing with Food Traditions
  • 00:15:05 – Practicing the 80/20 Rule
  • 00:19:23 – Managing Holiday Stress
  • 00:24:35 – Managing Autoimmune Conditions and Acne
  • 00:25:52 – Dealing with Misunderstandings and Judgment
  • 00:27:40 – Navigating Food Options at Gatherings
  • 00:29:13 – Choosing the Right Foods at the Table
  • 00:32:38 – Supporting Digestion and Overeating
  • 00:36:15 – Why Wait for Dessert?
  • 00:37:29 – Summary of Eating for the Holidays
  • 00:38:24 – Finding Holiday Recipes
  • 00:39:01 – Final Thoughts
  • 00:39:11 – Conclusion

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Medical Disclaimer: The information provided in these blogs and podcasts is for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Consult with a qualified healthcare provider before making any changes to your diet, medications, or lifestyle. Content is not a substitute for professional medical advice or care.

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