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Anyone Else Doing Low Candida Diet?

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I started the anti-histamine diet only because the allergist couldn't find specific allergies, just sensitivities to certain things so she recommended lowering my histamines. Based on the blood tests I did, my body was producing far too many antibodies and so I was sensitive to a number of things. The list of things to avoid is very long, and it includes body lotions, fragrances, nail polish (anything with preservatives and colorings basically). I initially only ate sweet potatoes, some vegetables (zucchini, kale, lettuce, peppers, carrots), and then I added vegetable juice, gluten-free cereal and luna bars to get more nutrients. I also took probiotics and digestive enzymes to help heal my gut. I noticed that, even though I ate less, I looked healthier and I put on some weight. Before, it was impossible to gain weight and I looked sick, which was what led me to believe that I had leaky gut or candida (or some type of digestive disorder) because I wasn't absorbing nutrients properly. Now I can tolerate more foods, but at the time sweet potatoes were my daily staple and kept me full.

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Well, didn't take long for me to break out. Two underneath both sides of my jawline and about four on my chin. Only one is what I would really call cystic. I haven't broken out like this in over a month, until falling off track the past week during my time off work. And no its not mytime of the month, not for a couple weeks. I guarantee this is because something I ate, lack of sleep and alcohol. Ill keep an update!

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So, I started using grapeseed oil...napa valley naturals from whole foods. Last. Night, I put some on my chin and jawline only because that's where I broke out. I'm still afraid to put it all over my face. Anyone else use this? I still use jojoba as well for the rest of my face. The brand for that is dessert essence. .. What does everyone else use?

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DIETS SUCK!! Haha I know you said you can't afford an allergy test but you should consider getting a full panel of tests to save your body such torment! You can make payments monthly (that's what I always have to do).

I also wonder what a dermatologist would do if you walked in their door and asked for help but demanded they didn't prescribe you any topicals or antibiotics..

Where would I even go to get these tests done? What places would offer a payment plan? I currently don't have any insurance:/

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I use grapeseed oil (the same I use for cooking, 100% organic) on areas where I have melasma, but it doesn't help with acne so I avoid it on other parts of my face.

As for mid-cycle breakouts (ovulation-time), they are common if you have hormonal imbalances so don't rule out hormonal causes. You should track your breakouts and see if there is a patter. If you always get breakouts 2 weeks before your period, that's not necessarily diet related, it's hormonal.

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Hi I'm wondering if you know if protein and fats spike blood sugar. I know you say to eat an anti-inflammatory blood sugar stabilizing diet. I currently only eat under 60 grams of carbs a day. However, to get my calories up, I eat a lot of healthy fats and meat. I doeat a lot of fatty meats too. What do your meals typically look like? Thank you!

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Skins looking very good again since enjoying myself last week. .I had maybe 10 new zits after not having any new breakouts for almost a couple of weeks. Drank crap, ate crap, brokeout tremendously. Now that I've been back on track , all my zits, except for one, are gone! Somethings definitely been working, I rarely get new zits and the ones I do get heal extremely fast! On another note, its boyfriends snd bestfriends bday tonight. Were all going out..I'm sure I'm going to have a drink. I'm thinking vodka and water? Lol. . What do you all drink?

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Sooo.. pretty much just using this to log my improvements/set backs. Lol. . Went out last night for my bfs bday. That will be the last tome I go out for a long while. I told myself I deserve to have fin. So I drank and went out to eat with everyone else. I woke up this morninh with two cystic zits on my jaw that were not there last night. I ate a burger, fries, and red velvet pancakes. Today I had some chinese and I will be going out for dinner and dessert later. I know my skin is going to pay for it, but at least I'm enjoying myself. Regardless, ill let you know of the freak breakouts I have within the next few weeks! ..starting tomorrow, its back to healthy eating habits!:) ill keep an update!

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