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#21 *`*~ABG Fairy~*`*

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 12:01 AM

Clayjar,

Very smart advice and idea!!  GTF Chromium is doing amazing things for diabetics, so it does make perfect sense that it could help one's skin as well.  I hope it continues to work for you.  If so, you might start a thread about it down the road to alert others if one hasn't been started already.  Awesome discovery.  :)


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Posted 14 March 2013 - 07:31 AM

Paleo seems to affect is the amount of sugar in the blood and increasesd insulin sensitivity. Acne is improved in many on this site with a Paleo diet. There is a theory of "skin diabetes", which seems to make sense.

Have you tried Chromium GTF? It's supposed to regulate insulin sensitivity, thereby improving the skin cell-insulin interaction. It has been a week since I started taking it and my skin has improved tremendously, rather quickly. And I have been eating carbs.

Paleo also tends to mean consuming a lot of beneficial nutrients making supplements unnecessary. And it doesn't mean low carb. It tends to be low To moderate GL though since you don't eat or drink refined carbs.

Edited by alternativista, 14 March 2013 - 07:48 AM.

Status: Clear after 30 years. Wow, I guess it's been 6 years, now.

[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

For more information, see my Good Things for Acne thread *Moderator edit - Please refer to the board rules (see “Advertising/soliciting”, “Linking” and “Signatures”)*

When you eat stuff, Stuff Happens!

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 07:48 AM

Re itchy throat-- there are antibodies in your mucin linings. That's where IgA lives and works. Which is why tests for gluten intolerance should be looking for IgA. They at Los you first line of defense against pathogen, which is one of he reasons flu vaccines don't work that well since they are injected into your bloodstream. The kind you inhale might work better but
Status: Clear after 30 years. Wow, I guess it's been 6 years, now.

[ Story: Severe Acne since I was 10. 10+ years of Dermatologists, Antibiotics, topicals and ACCUTANE did nothing. Discovered oranges triggered the worst of my cystic acne = about 70% improvement. Tried some nutrient supplements like B-complex with zinc and C, saw palmetto and a BHA like the aspirin mask = more improvement, a lot less oily. Then, Diet changes = Clear.

Regimen: Anti-inflammatory, nutrient dense, blood sugar stabilizing diet and supplements (for hormones, inflammation, aging, health). No soap or other cleanser except for hand washing! Water only or Oil cleanse. Aloe Vera mixed with niacinimide and a high linoleic acid oil for moisturizer and reduce pigmentation.

Diet effects acne in so many ways: hormone balance, inflammation, Insulin levels, digestion, allergies and intolerances, liver function, adrenal function, SHBG levels, sebum quality, cell function and turnover, nutrient deficiencies, body fat, etc. Basic advice: Eat, sleep, supplement and exercise like you are a diabetic. And eat real food!

For more information, see my Good Things for Acne thread *Moderator edit - Please refer to the board rules (see “Advertising/soliciting”, “Linking” and “Signatures”)*

When you eat stuff, Stuff Happens!

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 08:47 PM

Thanks, ABG Fairy...I hope it continues to work as well!! I did start a thread called, Chromium, Niacin & Zinc...

http://www.acne.org/...c/#entry3333500
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