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How Successful Has Gluten Free Diets Been?


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#1 jila17

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 07:19 PM

Anythig you know about going gluten free and how it effects acne will be helpful. Thank you.

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Posted 04 January 2014 - 08:34 PM

A diet based on whole food  (No processed foods; bread, crackers, etc) is the way to go. If you can, go vegan but look at it as ethical or else you wont get far.



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Posted 05 January 2014 - 07:27 AM

Depends on how intolerant you may or may not be. Or how much of your diet you currently fill with such nutritionally void harmful foods. And how much nutritionally dense real foods tat can help your body deal with the harm.
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 05 January 2014 - 10:56 AM

been gluten, dairy & yeast free for over 4 months, skin is the worst it's ever been. sigh 






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