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#1 PrettyInside

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 01:20 PM

Does anyone here consume almond milk? If so, has it ever seemed to cause acne issues, or does it not seem to bother your skin?

 

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 01:36 PM

I drink unsweetened almond milk, and it is lovely. I have tried the sweetened type, but it tasted of liquidized sugar to me. The unsweetened type is a lot more natural and smoother. It tastes great with everything, including coffee (the sweetened type curdles in hot drinks, which also put me off). I never really liked the taste of cow's milk anyway, so it has been a real pleasure to introduce almond milk into my life. I haven't noticed any skin issues since the transition - I have noticed less hard bumps, and my spots seem to be decreasing in size, but not sure if this is due to the other changes I have made. Good luck!



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Posted 06 July 2013 - 03:26 PM

I've been using both the sweetened and unsweetened in my cereal and protein shakes for a few months and it hasn't caused any problems for me.

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 04:30 PM

I drink almond milk every day and have for years. I think it helped my skin, but mostly because I switched to it from dairy milk and cut all dairy from my diet.



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Posted 06 July 2013 - 11:58 PM

Almond milk is amazing. It's definitely not made me break out. I like the unsweetened just because I like to consume as little refined sugar as possible. It's a great swap for dairy.



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:51 PM

Thank you, Everyone, for the speedy replies.

 

I asked about almond milk because I started breaking out shortly after adding it to my diet. Truth be told, though, I'd consumed 4 dairy-based drinks about 1.5-2 weeks prior to starting the almond milk. (Yes, I really pushed the envelope.) And though I'm nearly 100% positive that it was solely the dairy that's caused the 5 cysts/nodules on my chin and jawline, I still feel knee-jerk reactive toward almond milk, since I started drinking it shortly before my breakout.

 

At this point, I'll give my skin several more weeks to heal. (It takes 4-6 weeks for my nodules to become flush with the rest of my skin.) After that, I'll give almond milk another go; like everyone who's replied, I love the taste of it. (I tried the unsweetened version.) I find that it feels like the viscosity of dairy milk but tastes so much better than either dairy or soy milk.

 

 

Thank you again,

 

PI



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Posted 07 July 2013 - 06:23 PM

Thank you, Everyone, for the speedy replies.

 

I asked about almond milk because I started breaking out shortly after adding it to my diet. Truth be told, though, I'd consumed 4 dairy-based drinks about 1.5-2 weeks prior to starting the almond milk. (Yes, I really pushed the envelope.) And though I'm nearly 100% positive that it was solely the dairy that's caused the 5 cysts/nodules on my chin and jawline, I still feel knee-jerk reactive toward almond milk, since I started drinking it shortly before my breakout.

 

At this point, I'll give my skin several more weeks to heal. (It takes 4-6 weeks for my nodules to become flush with the rest of my skin.) After that, I'll give almond milk another go; like everyone who's replied, I love the taste of it. (I tried the unsweetened version.) I find that it feels like the viscosity of dairy milk but tastes so much better than either dairy or soy milk.

 

 

Thank you again,

 

PI

I have the same exact problem!!!! I gave up dairy and switched to almond milk. I have been breaking out so much...I have never had break outs like this. NEVER!I can't figure it out. The only thing I have changed from my diet is quitting dairy and adding almond milk. I was just talking to  my husband about it which is why I logged on here to see if anybody also had any problems with it. I can't say if it's the almond milk causing my breakouts but I am quitting it tomorrow (had a shake today) and waiting 4-6 weeks to see if my skin clears up. This is driving me crazy. I can't take it anymore! I'll update if anything changes. Please update too!



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Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:30 AM

Almond milk is good and natural..

It's not a bad love to use almond oil for strong hairs and for fresh skin..

But according to my experience almond oil cause to make body fats...

You can see your weight on scale after using this almond milk..

 

*Moderator edit, URL removed - read the board rules*
 


Edited by AyeAye, 08 July 2013 - 07:49 PM.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 08:07 AM

I asked about almond milk because I started breaking out shortly after adding it to my diet. Truth be told, though, I'd consumed 4 dairy-based drinks about 1.5-2 weeks prior to starting the almond milk. (Yes, I really pushed the envelope.) And though I'm nearly 100% positive that it was solely the dairy that's caused the 5 cysts/nodules on my chin and jawline, I still feel knee-jerk reactive toward almond milk, since I started drinking it shortly before my breakout.

 

I have the same exact problem!!!! I gave up dairy and switched to almond milk. I have been breaking out so much...I have never had break outs like this. NEVER!I can't figure it out. The only thing I have changed from my diet is quitting dairy and adding almond milk. I was just talking to  my husband about it which is why I logged on here to see if anybody also had any problems with it. I can't say if it's the almond milk causing my breakouts but I am quitting it tomorrow (had a shake today) and waiting 4-6 weeks to see if my skin clears up. This is driving me crazy. I can't take it anymore! I'll update if anything changes. Please update too!

 

Actually, our situations are a bit different in that I'd consumed a considerable amount of dairy milk about 1.5 weeks prior to starting almond milk; so it's likely that the dairy milk is the cause of my breakout. But since I'm not 100% certain on that point, I'm taking a break from almond milk until my skin clears. I'll try it once more thereafter. If I break out again, then I'll know that almond milk isn't for me. (That would make me very sad, as I really like the taste of it.)

 

I hope and eusa_pray.gif that almond milk is not the cause of our respective breakouts.



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Posted 08 July 2013 - 08:46 AM

Does anyone here consume almond milk? If so, has it ever seemed to cause acne issues, or does it not seem to bother your skin?
 
Thank you,
 
PI

We have had people who are intolerant to and break out from almonds and the related stone fruit. You just have to test it for yourself.

Just make sure it isn't sweetened or filled with additives. A bigger concern is why you need a milk substitute. Is it to pour over some processed breakfast cereal that's nearly as likely to be an issue as dairy?

Edited by alternativista, 08 July 2013 - 08:47 AM.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 10:49 AM

We have had people who are intolerant to and break out from almonds and the related stone fruit. You just have to test it for yourself.

Just make sure it isn't sweetened or filled with additives. A bigger concern is why you need a milk substitute. Is it to pour over some processed breakfast cereal that's nearly as likely to be an issue as dairy?

 

Most cereals aren't an issue for me. I know this because I've eaten them with soy milk without issues for years. My problem now, though, is that I seem to be having other health issues due to soy milk; so I was hoping to find something to replace it in my diet.

 

My body goes through cycles, so there are times when certain foods--especially any amount of dairy and chocolate--cause me to break out. A 3-to-6-month break from them is key, so that I'm able to return to them for another 2 to 2.5 years without another major issue. Normally, though, my body can handle, say, Starbucks coffee once every month, or so. But when my goes through what I call a "downswing," I won't touch even items that contain a small amount of dairy.


Edited by PrettyInside, 08 July 2013 - 10:50 AM.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 01:32 PM

Almond milk is good and natural..

It's not a bad love to use almond oil for strong hairs and for fresh skin..

But according to my experience almond oil cause to make body fats...

You can see your weight on scale after using this almond milk..

 

Ntep floor scales

I don't believe that almond milk will make you gain weight. I had been drinking it for about a month or so and I actually LOST weight! I'm not saying Almond Milk causes you to lose weight either but I sure didn't gain. :)



 

I asked about almond milk because I started breaking out shortly after adding it to my diet. Truth be told, though, I'd consumed 4 dairy-based drinks about 1.5-2 weeks prior to starting the almond milk. (Yes, I really pushed the envelope.) And though I'm nearly 100% positive that it was solely the dairy that's caused the 5 cysts/nodules on my chin and jawline, I still feel knee-jerk reactive toward almond milk, since I started drinking it shortly before my breakout.

 

I have the same exact problem!!!! I gave up dairy and switched to almond milk. I have been breaking out so much...I have never had break outs like this. NEVER!I can't figure it out. The only thing I have changed from my diet is quitting dairy and adding almond milk. I was just talking to  my husband about it which is why I logged on here to see if anybody also had any problems with it. I can't say if it's the almond milk causing my breakouts but I am quitting it tomorrow (had a shake today) and waiting 4-6 weeks to see if my skin clears up. This is driving me crazy. I can't take it anymore! I'll update if anything changes. Please update too!

 

Actually, our situations are a bit different in that I'd consumed a considerable amount of dairy milk about 1.5 weeks prior to starting almond milk; so it's likely that the dairy milk is the cause of my breakout. But since I'm not 100% certain on that point, I'm taking a break from almond milk until my skin clears. I'll try it once more thereafter. If I break out again, then I'll know that almond milk isn't for me. (That would make me very sad, as I really like the taste of it.)

 

I hope and eusa_pray.gif that almond milk is not the cause of our respective breakouts.

I HOPE I am wrong because I LOVE it too. It's so good and creamy. lol It's probably just my hormones going crazy and making my skin go nuts. Oh well.



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Posted 14 July 2013 - 01:21 AM

Be careful though, you need to get organic unsweetened almond milk, from Whole Foods, the 365 brand. There is a lot of sugar in these milks, almond, hemp, and coconut, which seems to defeat the purpose of being another healthy alternative. As all the other brands, Pacific and Blue Diamond for example have a preservative called Carrageenan that causes cancer and long term use can create health problems. A lot of organic foods, have certain preservatives in them to keep them good longer, that is a big concern for someone like me who has allergies, and someone who has skin issues. Knowing how to read a food label has been a god sent in the world of organics and foods that claim to be "all natural".



Almond milk is good and natural..

It's not a bad love to use almond oil for strong hairs and for fresh skin..

But according to my experience almond oil cause to make body fats...

You can see your weight on scale after using this almond milk..

 

Ntep floor scales

I don't believe that almond milk will make you gain weight. I had been drinking it for about a month or so and I actually LOST weight! I'm not saying Almond Milk causes you to lose weight either but I sure didn't gain. smile.png



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I asked about almond milk because I started breaking out shortly after adding it to my diet. Truth be told, though, I'd consumed 4 dairy-based drinks about 1.5-2 weeks prior to starting the almond milk. (Yes, I really pushed the envelope.) And though I'm nearly 100% positive that it was solely the dairy that's caused the 5 cysts/nodules on my chin and jawline, I still feel knee-jerk reactive toward almond milk, since I started drinking it shortly before my breakout.

 

I have the same exact problem!!!! I gave up dairy and switched to almond milk. I have been breaking out so much...I have never had break outs like this. NEVER!I can't figure it out. The only thing I have changed from my diet is quitting dairy and adding almond milk. I was just talking to  my husband about it which is why I logged on here to see if anybody also had any problems with it. I can't say if it's the almond milk causing my breakouts but I am quitting it tomorrow (had a shake today) and waiting 4-6 weeks to see if my skin clears up. This is driving me crazy. I can't take it anymore! I'll update if anything changes. Please update too!

 

Actually, our situations are a bit different in that I'd consumed a considerable amount of dairy milk about 1.5 weeks prior to starting almond milk; so it's likely that the dairy milk is the cause of my breakout. But since I'm not 100% certain on that point, I'm taking a break from almond milk until my skin clears. I'll try it once more thereafter. If I break out again, then I'll know that almond milk isn't for me. (That would make me very sad, as I really like the taste of it.)

 

I hope and eusa_pray.gif that almond milk is not the cause of our respective breakouts.

I HOPE I am wrong because I LOVE it too. It's so good and creamy. lol It's probably just my hormones going crazy and making my skin go nuts. Oh well.

 

 

Did you ever think of the sugar content and listed ingredients? If your allergic to nuts try hemp seed milk. If you stopped dairy because of the correlation between acne and dairy, then try organic, grass fed goats milk, or organic grass fed cows milk. What kind of milk did you stop drinking? If it was the kind from Safeway, then I'd try organic, then if that does not help, then go on to almond but unsweetened kind 365, and then if that does not work try hemp seed. The cheap milks from Safeway and Savemart are from GM cows, who are injected with hormones, and those hormones effect us. So was the case with me and my acne. Good quality organic milk is the key, although I have not even tried it yet as I am afraid of anything dairy related...but should really try it. :) good luck


Edited by Melie87, 14 July 2013 - 01:22 AM.