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Can anyone help me and recommend the type of diet that works best whilst weight training but still o.k. for acne?

Does taking a lot of protein & carbs a day make your skin worse?

Thanks.


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hahaha. i tried gaining weight too a while back and during that time is when my acne started showing up. i drank a lot of milk and lots of that weight gainer shit and it caused my acne to get a lot worse. besides, dont worry if your skinny just do lots of crunches and cardio. girls dig abs and a lean look more than a bulky muscular look.

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It doesn't look good when you have a washboard stomach and have noodle arms and legs and your hip bones are sticking out. PLus we all have a washboard stomach, it's just the amount of fat around that area.

In high school I was 6' and 145lbs on a good day. I had abs showing because I was so skinny but the rest of me looked bad. Now at 6'1" I'm 190lbs and still look lean, just athletic.. You'd have to be in the 210lbs+ range before anyone accuses you of being bulky.

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Diet and acne are very related for some people. Hey guess what I went to the derm today and there was girl working behind the desk with very obvious acne, cysts on one side of her face and well, what a coinkidink.....she was talking about how she ate A LOT of SOY...THAT is what caused bad acne for me (I haven't had it since I stopped the soy)...Plus, some people look like they just have bad skin but her skin looked like it was supposed to be great, the pores were small, etc..she just had these cysts all on one side of her heek, I didn't say anything tho, I should have maybe


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I think you can basically eat whatever you want.. Good rule of thumb for people who are trying to gain weight is at least 1 gram of protein per pound that you weight, and try to keep you carbs moderate, while cutting back on simple carbs.. So about 180-250 G's of carbs would suffice..Also, flaxseed oil is a good source of fat and eggs are always good too for fat and protein.

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Nope. Eat whatever you need to gain; for almost everyone, diet and acne aren't really that related.

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smile.gif Only bollocks for some.

I'm one of those kids who was both never affected by food (in regards to acne) and food (in regards to weight). I ate like a pig and usually lost weight so everyone's different.

Just be cautious,

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I got no acne through sophomore year, then I started eating a lot, using whey shakes, drinking a lot of milk, lifting 3 days a week and I gained 20lbs of lean muscle mass in a year and a half but I started getting acne and while i lift i basicallly have 3 zits or so always on my face...i'm stopping lifting and drinking milk for the next three weeks and seeing what happens...If you're an acne prone person it's probably impossible to stay clear during bulking except maybe with accutane

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How easily do you gain fat? Do you categorize yourself as an ectomorph, endomorph or mesomorph?


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To clarify, an ectomorph is someone who gains very little fat (if any) regardless of food intake, while an endomorph is at the opposite extreme - someone who easily gains fat. A mesomorph is the ideal, which is somewhere in between.


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