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#21 SameSongNDance

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 10:53 AM

I was consuming a jar a week and was breaking out like a mad man on my forehead. Once I cut down on it I stopped breaking out. Oh my...oh my.

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 11:04 AM

Would natural peanut butter make a difference?

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 06:30 PM

Mmm I never had the impression that peanut butter made me break out. I eat a small jar a week more or less. I see no difference from when I wasn't eating it. But I had to cut out nutella which I was spreading on my bread too, which was breaking me out.

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 06:53 PM

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

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Posted 16 April 2010 - 06:57 PM

QUOTE (TMB @ Apr 16 2010, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Apparently peanuts (therefore peanut butter) are inflammatory and can increase acne.



Incorrect. Peanuts are actually slightly anti-inflammatory.

http://www.nutrition...products/4448/2
http://www.nutrition...products/4447/2
http://www.nutrition...products/4451/2


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Posted 16 April 2010 - 07:19 PM

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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Posted 16 April 2010 - 07:19 PM

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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Posted 17 April 2010 - 02:05 AM

QUOTE (Drizzler @ Apr 17 2010, 01:57 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (TMB @ Apr 16 2010, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Apparently peanuts (therefore peanut butter) are inflammatory and can increase acne.



Incorrect. Peanuts are actually slightly anti-inflammatory.

http://www.nutrition...products/4448/2
http://www.nutrition...products/4447/2
http://www.nutrition...products/4451/2



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

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 11:52 AM

I just bought some Almond Butter. Me no like eusa_naughty.gif.

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Posted 17 April 2010 - 12:53 PM

QUOTE (AdamDolce10 @ Apr 17 2010, 03:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (Drizzler @ Apr 17 2010, 01:57 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (TMB @ Apr 16 2010, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Apparently peanuts (therefore peanut butter) are inflammatory and can increase acne.



Incorrect. Peanuts are actually slightly anti-inflammatory.

http://www.nutrition...products/4448/2
http://www.nutrition...products/4447/2
http://www.nutrition...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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Posted 17 April 2010 - 01:51 PM

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.

sad.gif 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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Posted 18 April 2010 - 03:43 AM

QUOTE (Drizzler @ Apr 17 2010, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (AdamDolce10 @ Apr 17 2010, 03:05 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (Drizzler @ Apr 17 2010, 01:57 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE (TMB @ Apr 16 2010, 07:53 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Apparently peanuts (therefore peanut butter) are inflammatory and can increase acne.



Incorrect. Peanuts are actually slightly anti-inflammatory.

http://www.nutrition...products/4448/2
http://www.nutrition...products/4447/2
http://www.nutrition...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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Posted 05 June 2011 - 01:19 PM

aggh the crap we have to deal with as acnesufferers

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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 sad.gif eusa_boohoo.gif

Edited by TaylorDudeFromMemphis, 05 June 2011 - 01:22 PM.


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Posted 05 June 2011 - 05:33 PM

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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Posted 06 June 2011 - 04:49 AM

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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Posted 06 June 2011 - 01:55 PM

It's extremely common to be allergic to peanuts. and they are one of the worst sources of the lectins that Cordain, the Paleo guru, claims prevents skin cells from exfoliating properly and so clog pores.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 09:04 PM

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..