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WOW, OK, the salt is good, but it ain't that good! If you are going to eat crisps/chips make sure that they don't contain the bad ingredients that you may be avoiding:

Hydrogenated Oils

Partially Hydrogenated Oils

Cottonseed Oil

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Milk Powder, Solids

Whey

Gluten

Wheat

If you personally are against any of those, then pick another brand of crisps that don't contain them. Over here I've got several options and as such, I still eat chips and/or popcorn (homemade) several times a week (if in the house, which they usually are).

Henrys

Kettle Chips

Boulder

Frito Lays Natural Line

Say, was this your review Walker's Crisp Review? http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/food_and_beverages..._review/441156/ Nah, J/K

Oh, but I found the ingredients:

"Ingredients: potato granules, vegetable oil, salt, maltodextrin." ... "33% less fat" ... "The world has turned ... Ayers Rock!"

So the question is, what kind of vegetabal oil and is it a trans fat (usually they say so) Here's what the website shows: http://walkers.corpex.com/cr15p5/packinfo....=37&flavourid=1 Further browsing gives reveals that they use Refined Palm Vegetable Oil. So it's safe enough to eat, but not for any nutrient content, and NOT at 10 or more -- 25g bags a day. ;-)


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* Follow a Gluten-Free, Trans-Fat Free, Dairy-Free and No Added Sugar diet for my Insulin Resistance/Hyperandrogenism (Silent Chronic Inflammatory Syndrome)

* Avoid ALL types of nuts and the Genus Prunus (almonds, plums, peaches, nectarines, apricots, cherries), Bananas, Pineapples, Cottonseed oil, Artificial Sweetners.

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WOW, OK, the salt is good, but it ain't that good! If you are going to eat crisps/chips make sure that they don't contain the bad ingredients that you may be avoiding:

Hydrogenated Oils

Partially Hydrogenated Oils

Cottonseed Oil

High Fructose Corn Syrup

Milk Powder, Solids

Whey

Gluten

Wheat

If you personally are against any of those, then pick another brand of crisps that don't contain them. Over here I've got several options and as such, I still eat chips and/or popcorn (homemade) several times a week (if in the house, which they usually are).

Henrys

Kettle Chips

Boulder

Frito Lays Natural Line

Say, was this your review Walker's Crisp Review? http://www.dooyoo.co.uk/food_and_beverages..._review/441156/ Nah, J/K

Oh, but I found the ingredients:

"Ingredients: potato granules, vegetable oil, salt, maltodextrin." ... "33% less fat" ... "The world has turned ... Ayers Rock!"

So the question is, what kind of vegetabal oil and is it a trans fat (usually they say so) Here's what the website shows: http://walkers.corpex.com/cr15p5/packinfo....=37&flavourid=1 Further browsing gives reveals that they use Refined Palm Vegetable Oil. So it's safe enough to eat, but not for any nutrient content, and NOT at 10 or more -- 25g bags a day. ;-)


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... and becoming so stressed with being healthy that your life dies.

PS: A study in the UK found that people who watch their diet amazingly and those who are of normal weight and eat whatever they want have around the same life span, possibility of illness, etc...

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How the hell can opting for a healthy lifestyle (i,e healthy eating, regular excercise) cause stress or cause your life to "die"? please elaborate.

I actually find that i'm less stressed these days and as for as killing my life it has actually improved it Imensly, i'm meeting loads of friends through sport or down the gym and i'm more confident with women too, its amazing what a six pack and half deicent biceps can do for your sex apeal which is just aswell cos i'm an ugly git.

working out gives you goals and ambitions too- i'm always trying to beat my last time, swim an extra legnth or shift that extra Kilogram off the bench and this is something that gives me motivation to eat sensibly, not to mention huge satisfaction when i suceed at something.

Admitedly, i am becoming quite obsesed its kinda like a hobby, and I love it!

oronicly it was acne that caused me to think about lifestyle changes in the first place, every cloud has a silver lining ay?

No, healthy living is not what kills your life, veging infront of the telly and going numb is what kills lives.

as for this "study" you talk about, who the feck carried it out?!

its a fact that cholestrol is no respector of weight....

its well documented that a reasonably thin person could actually have a very high level of cholestrol also the vitamins minerals and anti-oxidants (sp?) found in fruit, milk, eggs etc are vital for a healthy imune system (ask your doctor).

Next you'l be telling me that theres a study that proves that smokers live just as long as none smokers.


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im interested bomberr amn as i am about to start really getting into excercise nad eating well describe a typical day for you and what dont you eat?xxx


living in uk

currently- olay senstive wipes

2.5% panoxyl gel

olay sp15 senstive

(mild persistant acne for last 12 Years

2014-currently doing not very much as no 2.5% bp!

regimnen-going well 1 yr on

duac 2nd time-skin must of got used too this due to antibiotic,as this stuff was great!

dermalogica

duac gel-clear for 6 months

1X roaccutane again

came of pill

food elimination-diet is not a factor in my acne

1x roaccutane again-doctor felt not a long enough dose before

2x retin a

1x roaccutane

1x DKR-gave up after a week-severe redness

chinese meds

regimen-stopped due to severe redness


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Hi Kel,

I'm no pro I have loads to learn and a long way to go before i'm "super fit", i'v only been training for a few months but i'm hooked already!

I typically excercise 4-5 times a week and I try to work out different parts of my body on different days but I started off training just once a week.

I start work at 8:30am and finish at 5pm so I have to train quite late this means I sometimes find it difficult to sleep if i'm still reved up, i'd much rather train in the morning if I had a choice.

I don't really have a fixed training scedule but it goes something like this:

Monday-

Down the gym:

6 miles on the treadmil in the fastest time possible or a game of squash.

as many sit-ups as i can do x 3 (5 mins recovery time between)

dumbell curls 12 reps with highest weight possible x3 (5 min recovery time btween)

Benchpress with a comfortable weight (as many reps as possible) once

Benchpress with largest weight possible (only 80-90KG at the moment bb_sad.gif ) 8 reps x 3 ("bench out" on last set of reps)

15 mins on punchbag or pull-ups.

Tuesday-

rest

Wednesday-

Football training

Then when I get home:

as many sit-ups as possible x3

as many press-ups as possible x 3

as many pull-ups as possible x 3

rowing machine on medium setting until I can't row anymore.

Thursday-

Swimming

(as many lengths of the pool as possible)

followed by a sauna (both of these are really good for acne!!!)

or in the summer when the weather is good I go mountain biking with my bro.

Friday-

rest

saturday

rest

Sunday-

Usually I have a football match, if not I'll go for a run/ go down the gym for a game of squash or have a day off depending on how i'm feeling.

its nothing spectacular

Simple yet effective!

I believe its not the amount of time you spend training but how much effort you put in when you are training.

As for my diet, i stay away from anything fried and "junk" food and ready meals fizzy pop etc.

Sometimes I give in to the craving for a chocolate bar or a can of coke usually once or twice per week.

I generally try to stick to "natural" foods

for breakfast I eat 3-4 eggs (good for protein)

for lunch/tea I usually have a nice big tuna salad, pasta, fresh fish, steak or a portion of chicken with fruit juice or a pint of semi skimmed milk.

and I snack on fruit and nuts all day, I try to eat 5-6 portions of fruit daily.

Fruit is especially good before/after a work out and so is LOADS of pasta.

I drink 2-3 litres of water per day.

Like I said, i'm no expert but this has to be good for my body!

i'm not sure how good the diet is for combating acne but it seems to do the trick for me, my acne is now so mild compared to what it used to be.

Obviously my training/diet plan would not suit your requirements, i think the best thing to do is think about how you would like to improve your fitness levels etc and go from there but always PUSH yourself really hard, No pain no gain!

do you excercise kel?

What sort of training do you do?

What sort of fitness level is your ideal goal?

one day i'd love to be fit enough run a marathon just to prove a point to certain people who thaught I would quit after the first work-out, maybe i'll do it next year....


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I find it extremely frustrating when I see blanket statements saying that diet has no effect on acne. I believed that for the first ten years that I had acne, and was fairly dogmatic about it -- I could have given up antibiotics ten years earlier if only I'd known the truth.

This universal "truth" appears to be based on a few dubious studies backed by aggressive word of mouth. Diet is notoriously difficult to control, and yet a clinician feeds subjects two diffierent types of chocolate bars and concludes on that basis that there is no link between diet and acne?

I can believe that for some people diet may have little effect. But to say that it has no effect unless you have an allergy assumes far too much.

Personally, I believed that there was no link between diet and acne for the first ten years I was treated for acne. I trusted my dermatologist to know more about this than lay people, and when people would advsie me not to tuck into french fries, I would say, "I think my dermatologist knows more about this than you do". Then one day I discovered this book, "Acne Can be Cured" (I'm not trying to sell a particular book -- this just happened to be the one that I found that helped me). I was testing a break from antibiotics at the time and was staying with my boyfriend's parents (I was 23). I was vegetarian then, and they didn't know what to feed me, so they gave me cheese and butter everything. I soon found myself in the midst of the worst breakout I had ever experienced. I had great purple cysts all over on my face and it was painful even to speak. Every single pore seemed to be infected to a greater or lesser extent, and one cyst even exploded spontaneously, the pressure was that great (my did I feel attractive at that point). Anyway, I still didn't make the connection between the diet change and the acne worsening -- I thought it was just an unlucky and particularly ferocious attack following my recent cessation of antiobiotics. We took a trip to the library and by chance I found the book. It was written by a clinician who had made the link between diet and acne in his own private practice. He recommended a diet eliminating, as far as possible, all sources of saturated fats. His own observations were that this helped the majority of his patients. It had a miraculous effect on me -- within a few days of adopting the diet, my skin was noticeably improved. Within three weeks, it was pretty much completely clear.

The problem is that it's very difficult to control diet. Someone may think that they've eliminated saturated fats and not realise that crisps (potato chips) or milk or pastry or maragarine (etc etc) contain significant levels of saturated fats. Same thing for simple sugars, lots of people just don't understand what's in their food. So it's a difficult concept to test.

I can only couch for my personal experience: as far as I know, I have no allergies, but diet has an enormous effect on my acne. The doctor who wrote the book mentioned above also found that his patients responded well to a low saturated fat diet. IIRC, he also said that it's difficult to get published if you propose a link between diet and acne, because the dogma is so well established that any study that finds a significant link between the two is immediately suspect and so difficult to get through the peer review process.

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doberwoman im with u!!!!!! when i eat crap i look crap!! my skin that is,i hsve started eating a low fat no sugar diet and already im seeing results and i have more energy sllep better and dont feel bloated!!! cheese was a killer for me i loved the stuff but it gives my spots like no ones buisness!! also sugar to makes me break out i do find it difficult as eating out is a mare!!!!! but i think i want good skin so if this is what it takes then so be it.anyway im not fat but i prob good do with losing few pounds!!!!

bomberman your routine sounds fab!!!!! not to mention tuff!!!!! but good for you it may take me a while to do as much but i will,i mean i used to run pro when i was younger i did 800 and 1500 mtrs,but since then nothing really i quit when i was 17 much to the distress of my manager,and since theni enjoy long long walks but nothing else,i have bought some dumbells to use and plan to start running again,and start of slow if i do to much ill lose interest as i will find it to hard,then build up to i hope at least running 2-5 miles most days and weights,i mainly want to tone my lower body(as most women) and burn crap off!!!!!!

my diet is ok,it was bad for a while but its great now.


living in uk

currently- olay senstive wipes

2.5% panoxyl gel

olay sp15 senstive

(mild persistant acne for last 12 Years

2014-currently doing not very much as no 2.5% bp!

regimnen-going well 1 yr on

duac 2nd time-skin must of got used too this due to antibiotic,as this stuff was great!

dermalogica

duac gel-clear for 6 months

1X roaccutane again

came of pill

food elimination-diet is not a factor in my acne

1x roaccutane again-doctor felt not a long enough dose before

2x retin a

1x roaccutane

1x DKR-gave up after a week-severe redness

chinese meds

regimen-stopped due to severe redness


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Ok i eat ALOT of "Walkers - Ready salted square crisps"...i think some of you guys from America might call them chips?.

Could this also be having an impact on my acne?.

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Ok i eat ALOT of "Walkers - Ready salted square crisps"...i think some of you guys from America might call them chips?.

Not sure on that,but they contain carbohydrates...and i eat like anywhere between 10-15 a day.

Could this also be having an impact on my acne?.

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Ok i eat ALOT of "Walkers -  Ready salted square crisps"...i think some of you guys from America might call them chips?.

Not sure on that,but they contain carbohydrates...and i eat like anywhere between 10-15 a day.

Could this also be having an impact on my acne?.

Oh My God, 10-15 packets of crisps a day! ohmy.gif

I think it can contribute to your acne. Ever since I gave up eating crisps, chocolate and fizzy drinks; my acne has gotten a lot better especially on my face. I've noticed that in the past year since I stopped eating that kind of food, my face is usually covered in comedones only and not as many red spots. I stopped eating that kind of food what; august 2003? Sometime then anyway.

Trust me it will help if you stop eating those kind of foods.


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Ok i eat ALOT of "Walkers -  Ready salted square crisps"...i think some of you guys from America might call them chips?.

Could this also be having an impact on my acne?.

Not sure on that,but they contain carbohydrates...and i eat like anywhere between 10-15 a day.

Life is all about living!


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Ok i eat ALOT of "Walkers -  Ready salted square crisps"...i think some of you guys from America might call them chips?.

Not sure on that,but they contain carbohydrates...and i eat like anywhere between 10-15 a day.

Could this also be having an impact on my acne?.

Oh My God, 10-15 packets of crisps a day! ohmy.gif

I think it can contribute to your acne. Ever since I gave up eating crisps, chocolate and fizzy drinks; my acne has gotten a lot better especially on my face. I've noticed that in the past year since I stopped eating that kind of food, my face is usually covered in comedones only and not as many red spots. I stopped eating that kind of food what; august 2003? Sometime then anyway.

Trust me it will help if you stop eating those kind of foods.

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I'm very slim looking...i'm 9 stone and am very healthy acept my asthma....

Hope you don't mind -- I just felt the need to translate for the US folk. 9 stones = 126 pounds. (ie 1 stone = 14 pounds)


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Stoneman, you should try almond milk for your cereal. Almonds are really good for you (alkaline). It is thick like milk and sometimes ill add have a cup of almond milk/half cup water in cereal. This way it lasts longer and you get less sugars (brown rice syrup).

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I have two recipes for almond milk.

First

1/2 cup almonds

1/2 cup pine nuts

1 cup water

Soak almons and pine nuts overnight. Put nuts in blender and pulverize. Add 1 cup water gradually while blending. Strain through a fine strainer or cheesecloth. Will keep up to 3 days.

This one would probaly be nice and thick.

Second

1 cup almonds Soaked

3 cups water

1 tablespoon honey or some stevia

Same directions as above.

This would probaly be thinner.

Id try maybe 1 cup almonds and 1 cup of water ( maybe 1 1/2 cup)

I made the second one and it was kinda watery.

I usually buy it at any healthfood store( pacific brand). But, if you cant get to a healthfood store, try making your own.

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So far i've quit

Chocolate

Crisps

Tablespoon Sugar/added only...as in sugar on my cereal

Fizzy drinks

Tryed 2 bananas last night for first time...i had to go to the toilet twice and my stomach felt REALLY BAD,so bananas is a no-go from now on sad.gif


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no no no....i dun think crisps is the way to go. it's junk and people call it junk for a reason.

what i realise is that exercise really makes you feel a lot better even with acne.

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no no no....i dun think crisps is the way to go. it's junk and people call it junk for a reason.

what i realise is that exercise really makes you feel a lot better even with acne.


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