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can white rice cause acne?

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i read that some people say rice which is like wheat or whole grain catagory i think?? can cause acne. is this true? because i've eaten sticky white rice almost everyday since the day i was born, i've probably eaten rice more then anything else combined. i'm asian so it's a big part of my diet, just thought i'd ask anyway.

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White rice is quite starchy and therefore full of sugar (which affects blood sugar, insulin, etc...read up on insulin sensitivity and inflammation). If you must eat rice, brown and wild rice is a much much better option.

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White rice is quite starchy and therefore full of sugar (which affects blood sugar, insulin, etc...read up on insulin sensitivity and inflammation). If you must eat rice, brown and wild rice is a much much better option.

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Try a little experiment ;)

Cut out ALL sources of grains (all kinds of rice, bread, cookies, wheat) for 1 week and see what happens. It will be difficult, but who knows, you might see great improvement. And keep reminding yourself that if you do not see any improvement, it is only for 1 week anyway. If you see even a tiny slight improvement, go for one more week.

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Try a little experiment ;)

Cut out ALL sources of grains (all kinds of rice, bread, cookies, wheat) for 1 week and see what happens. It will be difficult, but who knows, you might see great improvement. And keep reminding yourself that if you do not see any improvement, it is only for 1 week anyway. If you see even a tiny slight improvement, go for one more week.

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Yes really try and stick to it! If it does not work though, I would DEFINITELY recommend to stay away from the white rice anyway. Quinoa is so good and very similar to rice although it is a much better option. It is as easy to cook as rice is, and could easily be an alternative to rice. It is gluten free and is a decent source of minerals and such.

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Damnit I eat rice almost every day aswell.

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QUINOA!!

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White rice is not a good food, but superior to all other calorie dense carb foods.

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I'll tell you upfront: I have not seen many asians with rice sensitivities. This is not a broad generalization:

The Japanese ate 6 times as much rice as americans and they had a VERY VERY low incidence of acne, prior to their adoption of western diet--whereupon they immediately started getting acne. Thus rice was not a cause acne per say.

I'm just saying that from my observation, asians have a serious problem with bread. Here in colllege, asians have MUCH worse acne than westerners. If you just scan across the class, most of the asians have acne. Many of my buddies are asians, their acne is horrible, and they eat so much white bread? coincidence? SO NOT a coincidence.

Conclusion: gotta find your triggers man. Who knows?? I can eat as much rice as I want, but I can't eat bread for the life of me.

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To be honest, I notice a lot of asians get acne, I cant speak for asians in asian countries, but in the western world a lot of western born asians seem to get acne and bad (ie me)

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i read that some people say rice which is like wheat or whole grain catagory i think?? can cause acne. is this true? because i've eaten sticky white rice almost everyday since the day i was born, i've probably eaten rice more then anything else combined. i'm asian so it's a big part of my diet, just thought i'd ask anyway.

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Most white foods cause acne.... potatoes, rice, bread....

Try to stay away from white foods.

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wow... ive been eating these veggie chips from made from potatoe starch as a snack. i ate rice today cause my mom made this really good fish that goes great with white rice GRRR. its hard to cut out the thing u eat the most :( starting tomorrow ima try not to eat rice for a week, its gonna be hard though but i want to see if my skin gets better.

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Try to stay away from white foods.

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Try to stay away from white foods.

I've been looking for an excuse to stop eating cauliflower for ages.

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right now I eat basmati two to three times daily, at times brown rice no effect.

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Doesn't white basmati rice have a low GI? I thought it was ok to eat white rice, brown rice has little GI difference just a bit more fibre.

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To be honest, my answer for this question is "No"

Rice is the only human-friendly, cheapest, low-sugar, Great source carbohydrate, easy to cook, average energy contained and it also helps you to get enough vitamin such as b1b2 b3 b5 b6 b12 and minerals like zinc, calcium, phosphorus, iron , etc. :D

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its overly processed, contains little vitamins or minerals and very likely no antioxidants.

worst foods ever. brown rice is the exact opposite, or other colored rise like black rice is always a better option.

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White rice is low in plant toxins like phytates, its only of the only recommended carbohydrates on the perfect health diet.

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To be honest, my answer for this question is "No"

Rice is the only human-friendly, cheapest, low-sugar, Great source carbohydrate, easy to cook, average energy contained and it also helps you to get enough vitamin such as b1b2 b3 b5 b6 b12 and minerals like zinc, calcium, phosphorus, iron , etc. :D

White rice is a crappy source of everything except nearly-fiberless carbs so it's a great way to spike your blood sugar.

Brown rice is relatively healthy. Soaking/cooking reduces the harmful antinutrient content as well, even though brown rice doesn't have nearly as much phytates as other grains.

Quinoa is quite good too and it's been my experience that even people who generally don't tolerate moderate-high carb foods well, can eat quinoa without minimal problems. It's also a complete protein and gluten-free which is especially important to acne-prone people.

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It's ok guys with your different reasons, but i like rice so much :)

You don't have much time to make something easier than rice. Frankly, for those who are "still" afraid to rice, please don't make your life heavier, just enjoy life man ;)

If you want to buy something more expensive than rice, there's a lot outside there.

But If there's a little bit different in rice from others kind of rice (brown rice, quinoa,etc) ,

we're still ok guys

Sugar, Soy, Fried food, Dairy, and Gluten definitely makes you break-out.

But if you eat rice in moderation and realistic, you will be happy :angel:

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I am asian too and I cut all carbs and sugar from my diet. But I still used to eat a lot of white rice, because it is a big part of my meals. I noticed that my acne had diminished, but some cysts were still appearing. Well, two weeks ago I decided to eat less rice. I am eating less than half of what I used to eat. No new acne seems to have appeared, so I guess rice really played a big role in my acne problem.

I would recommend you to try eating less rice too. Like some people already said, I also think that we asians are more prone to have acne because of food.

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