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Not what I've been told by my Naturopath or what I've read. I was told corn and peanuts are inflammatory -- not all nuts, but peanuts in particular.

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Just a comment regarding brazil nuts, they are crazy-high in selenium, so everything I've read indicates that this is one nut to make sure to eat in moderation. I don't know if anyone watches House on TV, it's one of my favorites, they did a whole episode about a guy who got very ill because he had eaten way too many brazil nuts. All the best, S4s

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Apparently peanuts (therefore peanut butter) are inflammatory and can increase acne.

Incorrect. Peanuts are actually slightly anti-inflammatory.

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4448/2

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4447/2

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4451/2

Yes but full of omega 6 fats which are inflammatory, counteracts it

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Apparently peanuts (therefore peanut butter) are inflammatory and can increase acne.

Incorrect. Peanuts are actually slightly anti-inflammatory.

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4448/2

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4447/2

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4451/2

Yes but full of omega 6 fats which are inflammatory, counteracts it

Don't you think that would have been accounted for in NutritionData's assessment?

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Be cautious because too much almond butter caused me to break out badly on my forehead.

I stopped because I think it breaks me out occasionally on my forehead.

:( I think I am going to add it back into my diet and have like 2 TBS a day on my smoothie. I only have problem eating this by itself.

I used to eat a lot of this.

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Apparently peanuts (therefore peanut butter) are inflammatory and can increase acne.

Incorrect. Peanuts are actually slightly anti-inflammatory.

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4448/2

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4447/2

http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/legumes...products/4451/2

Yes but full of omega 6 fats which are inflammatory, counteracts it

Don't you think that would have been accounted for in NutritionData's assessment?

No I dont I have problems with that site it seems to keep changing its run by the public like wikipedia I think and it keeps getting edited

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aggh the crap we have to deal with as acnesufferers

:(

ive found that when i eat chocolate, i actually feel my face get itchy and the breakouts start ....

so yea all the people that say food doesn't contribute to acne are so wrong ...

and yea, i find peanut butter does the same thing, i was eating two peanut butter and banana fried sandwhiches (freakin awesome tasting btw) and anyways they broke me out ...

and yea it sucks cuz i need protein and calories to bulk up to gain muscle, but i cant eat peanut butter, any kind of chocolate, or drink milk :(:boohoo:

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saturated fat is known to raise cholesterol levels, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats have little to no effect on cholesterol levels and therefore were labeled as "heart healthy" all hormones are synthesized from cholesterol, very likely your gains in strength were from this increase in saturated fat, or protein, depending on your dietary intake prior to introducing peanut butter.

this is a likely explanation. and generally speaking, peanut butter is moderately high in polyunsaturated fats, which are prone to oxidation, where saturated fats are not as prone.

it is possible that the polyunsaturated fats could affect acne. which would be supportive of claims that nut consumption "causes" acne.

there is evidence in my own experiance that suggests this is true as well.

try getting more saturated fat, and less polyunsaturated. whole fat dairy and milk, coconut and olives would be good choices.

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Not sure if it breaks me out, but it sure it good for weightlifting, I'm gonna try without it for a while =(

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Bumping this old thread. I've been hitting the gym hard lately and have been eating a peanut butter sandwich every day (consuming 1 pound of natural peanut butter a week) and I've been breaking out like CRAZY all around my mouth and chin.

I'm going to stop immediately..

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