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Posted 09 April 2012 - 11:55 PM

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Posted 10 April 2012 - 07:02 PM


Can beans really aggravate acne? I have a tin of reduced sugar and salt baked beans on wholemeal toast every morning.


No beans as in kidney beans, legumes, lentils and pinto beans doesn't excacerbate acne theyre anti inflammatory products. Salt on the other hand, adding to much salt on the beans can cause a spike in insulin, which does aggravate acne and cause flare ups. Beans taste good without any salt. At least I think so .


Can beans really aggravate acne? I have a tin of reduced sugar and salt baked beans on wholemeal toast every morning.


No beans as in kidney beans, legumes, lentils and pinto beans doesn't excacerbate acne theyre anti inflammatory products. Salt on the other hand, adding to much salt on the beans can cause a spike in insulin, which does aggravate acne and cause flare ups. Beans taste good without any salt. At least I think so .


I buy the Eden's brand. Their cans are BPA free and they use Kombu Seaweed . No salt added. ^^;; I only buy the garbanzo for salads.
Best way to make your skin smooth and clear eventually:

Plant-based diet is the best medicine for everything.. That's if you consume at least 80% raw, mainly from veggies and fruits.
Exercising: cardio is great for skin and lifting a bit.
Thinking positive and try not to stress or think about acne.

I am doing these and my skin is currently very smooth and clearing up!
I am a vegan raw 100%. I feel better, have more energy, saving animals a year, glow skin, I look younger, etc.

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Posted 14 April 2012 - 01:19 PM

I think too that a natural approach starting from the inside out is the best way to tackle how to get rid of acne. A lot of those creams contain chemicals which can aggravate the acne and over time thin the skin too. And really if you haven't got to the root of the problem the acne will continue to recur. Afterall the skin is an organ too and by eating healthier, drinking lots of water and using natural gentle products on the skin will benefit it over the long run.

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 07:43 PM

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Posted 07 May 2012 - 02:50 PM

Do you eat fruits and vegetables often?
So you don't eat noodles, or rice?

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 09:20 AM

Do you eat fruits and vegetables often?
So you don't eat noodles, or rice?


Normally I would eat wheat noodles or brown rice. But I'm vietnamese and sometimes eat Pho and other noodles with simple carbs. I don't eat too much at once though just cause it'll cause an increase in insulin. I don't really bother to eat fruits or veggies much, I just take multivits. If you're gonna eat something, try to avoid too much fruit cause they contain alot of sugar, but veggies are perfect.

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Posted 11 May 2012 - 10:30 AM


Do you eat fruits and vegetables often?
So you don't eat noodles, or rice?


Normally I would eat wheat noodles or brown rice. But I'm vietnamese and sometimes eat Pho and other noodles with simple carbs. I don't eat too much at once though just cause it'll cause an increase in insulin. I don't really bother to eat fruits or veggies much, I just take multivits. If you're gonna eat something, try to avoid too much fruit cause they contain alot of sugar, but veggies are perfect.

Ah I see, so.. you eat small amount of wheat, then salad and meat.

I've discovered that Kefir and Yogurt really are good for the absorbtion of EFAs and nutrients, have you tried those?

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Posted 12 May 2012 - 06:38 PM



Do you eat fruits and vegetables often?
So you don't eat noodles, or rice?


Normally I would eat wheat noodles or brown rice. But I'm vietnamese and sometimes eat Pho and other noodles with simple carbs. I don't eat too much at once though just cause it'll cause an increase in insulin. I don't really bother to eat fruits or veggies much, I just take multivits. If you're gonna eat something, try to avoid too much fruit cause they contain alot of sugar, but veggies are perfect.

Ah I see, so.. you eat small amount of wheat, then salad and meat.

I've discovered that Kefir and Yogurt really are good for the absorbtion of EFAs and nutrients, have you tried those?


I used to until I found out that those don't really help as much as you think....like i said with my initial post, it's just a matter of what food you avoid that causes breakouts that will help. Some people have different foods that can trigger it which they will need to discover and experiment. But generally, those foods I mentioned can affect most people.



Do you eat fruits and vegetables often?
So you don't eat noodles, or rice?


Normally I would eat wheat noodles or brown rice. But I'm vietnamese and sometimes eat Pho and other noodles with simple carbs. I don't eat too much at once though just cause it'll cause an increase in insulin. I don't really bother to eat fruits or veggies much, I just take multivits. If you're gonna eat something, try to avoid too much fruit cause they contain alot of sugar, but veggies are perfect.

Ah I see, so.. you eat small amount of wheat, then salad and meat.

I've discovered that Kefir and Yogurt really are good for the absorbtion of EFAs and nutrients, have you tried those?


Yeh, it's best if you avoid carbs completely, but It's too tough and I'm not gonnna go without it since I need those extra calories since I workout.

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Posted 22 May 2012 - 03:26 PM

I forgot to mention that Creatine and maybe other workout supplements can cause acne as well...at least for me.

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Posted 06 July 2012 - 02:38 AM

I forgot to mention that Creatine and maybe other workout supplements can cause acne as well...at least for me.

Yes they mess with your hormones (increase your testerone levels). Acne is a hormonal thing and what we put in our body affects our hormones.

The western lifestyle is one big mess up on the hormones haha. The good thing is we have some control and can improve our skin.

What breaks you out most? DAIRY is my big culprit.

My post on how I have stayed clear for over 3 years now: http://www.acne.org/...g-things-worse/


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Posted 06 September 2012 - 11:13 PM

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 08:51 PM

Hi Tien, I'm so glad to see Vietnamese people on this forum, since I am confused and not familiar with all the food name and products mentioned. Do you speak Vietnamese, can you tell me the name of these food in vietnamese, I have acne just like yours (you used to have) and I really want to clear them up.

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 05:43 AM


Do you eat fruits and vegetables often?
So you don't eat noodles, or rice?


Normally I would eat wheat noodles or brown rice. But I'm vietnamese and sometimes eat Pho and other noodles with simple carbs. I don't eat too much at once though just cause it'll cause an increase in insulin. I don't really bother to eat fruits or veggies much, I just take multivits. If you're gonna eat something, try to avoid too much fruit cause they contain alot of sugar, but veggies are perfect.


Fruit contains sugar but it will not give you a sugar spike if you only eat like one piece at a time, which is what most people do. Fruit juice on the other hand will if you drink more then 125ml at one time (this is even the case for the good stuff with no added sugar).

My post on how I have stayed clear for over 3 years now: http://www.acne.org/...g-things-worse/


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Posted 02 October 2012 - 07:15 AM

Right now I'm working on the candex supplement + candida diet to help prevent acne.

I also use a cerave hydrating cleanser, and after washing, i would mix lemon juice + rose water, and apply that to my face for 15-30 minutes, and then wash it off. Then apply Aubrey Organics Aloe Vera as the moisturizer. It works to help reduce redness too. LJ + RW works to exfoiliate your skin, and lighten scars. Lemon juice also helps remove blackheads, and has sort of help treat those deep inflamed acne too by drying them out.

I've recently added the Marie Veronique Organic acne treatment kit to my regime. I had used it before (about 2 months ago), but i stopped using it because I'm an idiot because I actually added SA after a month of using MVO (because I felt like I needed to exfoliate), and I broke out pretty bad after adding that in , and then for some reason i completely stopped using MVO all together. I should have just used lemon juice + rosewater with MVO...oh well. lesson learned i guess.

ANYWAY, MVO is good, at least for me, however, the kit is REALLY expensive..it includes all a lot of natural oils like tea tree oil that help fight existing acne, and help bring out congested acne that you dont see. This has also helped my overall complexion. If you have oily skin, i suggest trying it. You're basically fighting oil-acne prone skin with oil. So think, fighting fire with fire..But the downside of using it..is that there is a **possible** initial breakout in the first week or two before it gets better..And it should get better within a month

i still need to work things out internally to help prevent the acne, but I still have yet to see if the Candex Supplement is helping. When I was taking MVO, my acne cleared within a month, but i would still get some smaller break outs, but i think that is because i needed to fix my diet, which I'm doing now.

Also my diet varies day to day, but I'll usually go to chipotle and get a salad bowl, and sometimes i'll get brown rice, with more veggies, chicken, mild salsa, guac, and more shredded veggies. If not, i'll go to other places and try to order food mainly consisting of chicken/beef and veggies.
I also make a green vegetable juice with kale, spinach, cilantro, cucumber, ginger, celery, and lemon.

Sorry if this seems like its everywhere.Its late and i've been up all night reading through the message boards :[

Edited by emp2thy, 02 October 2012 - 07:18 AM.


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Posted 03 October 2012 - 08:55 PM

Curious about the lentils. Do you know your blood type? Are you type B?

I am trying not to use anything medicated while I pursue the dietary/holistic approach. Right now I cleanse twice daily with Neutrogena sensitive foaming wash and I moisturize with Glytone balancing lotion.


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Posted 02 February 2013 - 06:56 PM

Right now I'm working on the candex supplement + candida diet to help prevent acne.

I also use a cerave hydrating cleanser, and after washing, i would mix lemon juice + rose water, and apply that to my face for 15-30 minutes, and then wash it off. Then apply Aubrey Organics Aloe Vera as the moisturizer. It works to help reduce redness too. LJ + RW works to exfoiliate your skin, and lighten scars. Lemon juice also helps remove blackheads, and has sort of help treat those deep inflamed acne too by drying them out.

I've recently added the Marie Veronique Organic acne treatment kit to my regime. I had used it before (about 2 months ago), but i stopped using it because I'm an idiot because I actually added SA after a month of using MVO (because I felt like I needed to exfoliate), and I broke out pretty bad after adding that in , and then for some reason i completely stopped using MVO all together. I should have just used lemon juice + rosewater with MVO...oh well. lesson learned i guess.

ANYWAY, MVO is good, at least for me, however, the kit is REALLY expensive..it includes all a lot of natural oils like tea tree oil that help fight existing acne, and help bring out congested acne that you dont see. This has also helped my overall complexion. If you have oily skin, i suggest trying it. You're basically fighting oil-acne prone skin with oil. So think, fighting fire with fire..But the downside of using it..is that there is a **possible** initial breakout in the first week or two before it gets better..And it should get better within a month

i still need to work things out internally to help prevent the acne, but I still have yet to see if the Candex Supplement is helping. When I was taking MVO, my acne cleared within a month, but i would still get some smaller break outs, but i think that is because i needed to fix my diet, which I'm doing now.

Also my diet varies day to day, but I'll usually go to chipotle and get a salad bowl, and sometimes i'll get brown rice, with more veggies, chicken, mild salsa, guac, and more shredded veggies. If not, i'll go to other places and try to order food mainly consisting of chicken/beef and veggies.
I also make a green vegetable juice with kale, spinach, cilantro, cucumber, ginger, celery, and lemon.

Sorry if this seems like its everywhere.Its late and i've been up all night reading through the message boards :[

 

This sounds expensive and if it works and stays consistent with acne free, let me know. However, the way I set my diet and what I use to wash my face etc and how I deal with things is specifically for me because I've tested many types of food and whether or not they cause acne for me.

 

I have been eating pretty bad this past 2 weeks such as fried foods etc and my skin is showing it. I've also got cystic acne from eating so much junk food. I've also timed how long it would take for me to get rid of certain types of acne and cystic acne takes about 2-3 weeks for me to get rid of when i stick with my diet. I know it sucks to have to eat healthy to keep a good skin when your friends eat out everyday. I'll let you guys know when I am able to get rid of these new acne completely once they are gone.


Curious about the lentils. Do you know your blood type? Are you type B?

 

I do not know what my blood type is sorry.



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Posted 04 February 2013 - 07:56 PM

so its official....takes about 1 week to get rid of my cystic acne....i had to test that out