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I was looking at nurtiondata.com and I noticed that all the foods that break me out are foods that cause inflammation. Basically the usual suspects that we try to avoid when we go towards a diet like paleo, or low-glycemic diet.

Just thought I'd mention that, maybe it can help others here. It sure made it even more obvious to me what I should eat more or and less of. Other than allergies, I think I should not seek to outright eliminate certain foods, but limit their place in my diet while focusing on eat low-GI and anti-inflammation foods.

BTW, a bit unrelated but I am now 100% sure I am allergic to eggs. I had stopped eating eggs before because I would get white-head breakouts on the back of my neck if I consumed them (raw in smoothies, or hard boiled, so I assume any way I eat them really). It was terrible, my shirt's collar would touch them and it would get worst. I started eating them again a few years ago in smoothies and stopped for the same reasons.

Well yesterday I ate two and BAM, the bumps on my neck started appearing a few hours later!

No more eggs for me:p

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I LOVE LOVE LOVE nutritiondata.com

Its interesting how foods you presume are healthy some times for one reason or another arnt....

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I miss nutritiondata! I used to use that site like every day when I was ...geez probably 14 or 15. It was very helpful when I first started REALLY learning about nutrition and researching all the things I put into my body. I can't remember what my old username and stuff was so I just resigned up! thanks for reminding me about the site!

I don't see a way to search for inflammatory/anti-inflammatory foods. Am I missing something??

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ahh so I've been on nutritiondata for 5 minutes and I've discovered that all beans are inflammatory. what the hell!!?! baked, black, adzuki, great northern, navy, kidney, white.... all mildly to moderately inflammatory. :(

Guess I'll have to start eating a big salad whenever I eat beans... even if they have no negative effects on me, once I know stuff like this, I can't help but thinking 'maybe this is gonna break me out' while I'm eating...

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You could eat eggs, just eat some more spinash/kale to even it again. But i also noticed this conneciton time back. Milk banana etc all inflamatic.

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This site is very useful! There is a tool on this site where you enter in your height, weight, physical activity level and what activities you do daily and then it makes a huge chart of how many calories you need, and which vitamins and how much you should be getting everyday. Very useful stuff. (nutritiondata.com/tools/calories-burned)

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ahh so I've been on nutritiondata for 5 minutes and I've discovered that all beans are inflammatory. what the hell!!?! baked, black, adzuki, great northern, navy, kidney, white.... all mildly to moderately inflammatory. :(

Guess I'll have to start eating a big salad whenever I eat beans... even if they have no negative effects on me, once I know stuff like this, I can't help but thinking 'maybe this is gonna break me out' while I'm eating...

That's the lectins which probably have a direct impact on acne. Soaking/fermenting/sprouting all seeds reduces the lectins. And cook them with lots of onions and garlic which are anti-inflammatory. I also throw greens in at the very end of cooking.

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Confused, i've just been on Nutritiondate and it lists chillies and spices as one of the most anti-flammatory foods but I always thought they would cause inflammation. I was told to cut out spices by a chinese herbalist who i once used to see for my acne.

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Confused, i've just been on Nutritiondate and it lists chillies and spices as one of the most anti-flammatory foods but I always thought they would cause inflammation. I was told to cut out spices by a chinese herbalist who i once used to see for my acne.

Nope. Just about all plant herbs and spices are very anti-inflammatory. Rule of thumb: If it's from a plant but not a seed, has strong flavor and bright color, then it's full of antioxidants and therefore, anti-inflammatory,.

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