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In Topic: Dairy & Adult Acne After Accutane - No Dairy Diet The Solution?

06 August 2014 - 04:44 AM

I am seeing a common theme here and it is extremism.

 

If dairy is the trigger then by all means cut it out.

 

What i am seeing here is " I cut dairy out for a long time then all of a sudden at a load of it"

 

Two things here. Overly restricting on said food product can actually cause the food sensitivity. I can't remember the name of the study but it there is good info on this.

 

Binging on the said food. So you a cut a food out for a year then all of a sudden ate your body weight in it all in on day. Of course this going to have some kind negative effect. If you ate too many veggis in one sitting it will have a bad effect.

 

Try and keep it logical cutting foods out. Firstly try cutting down on the food for a few months and see if things improve, If there is zero improvement then logic would suggest this isn't the trigger. If you so wish to cut it out altogether then go for it but at least you cut down slowly.

 

Extremism is not the answer.

 

I hope you're not referring to my post, because I have always consumed beef and dairy with some consistency, like a hamburger every other week, cereal a few times a week, quite a bit of cheese, but not so much that cutting back wouldn't mean cutting it out completely. And never so much acne that there wouldn't logically be a correlation.  Who has dairy every day?  Lots of assumptions ^    

 

For me, extremism absolutely was the answer.  When you're inflamed, no one has time to cut back this, wait a month, then try that, rinse repeat.  imho.  I got relief fast. 

 

If i was referring your post then i would have quoted it.

 

Answer me this,

 

Is extremism sustainable? For me it is not sustainable. If something is not sustainable then how can this be a good habit to adopt? 


In Topic: Diet Not Working For Me, Must Be Hormonal

04 August 2014 - 08:15 AM

I've battling acne for 16 years and only in the last few years got a place where i can control it, not cure it.

woa..can u share wht all u have done nd tried maybe?

 

Yeah of course buddy.

 

Like most here, i have tried most things out there.

 

Exclusion diets, every med short of accutane.

 

The only med that ever worked for me is Benzyol peroxide, that said it took a year to get clear using it and ongoing treatment since then. One thing i will about, long game.

 

My acne got a lot better and much more controllable when i stopped restricting foods. Don't get me wrong, 90% of my diet is single ingredient nutrient dense foods, but if i fancy some chocolate i will go eat some. I have no evidence that this is directly related to my acne getting better. May be i am just growing out of it now? Restricting foods just made me miserable and my acne got worse. May be in my journey to be a nutrition coach my understanding of nutrient dense foods has just got better and i have taken a more balanced approach to what i eat, rather than just going extreme and only eating foods with the letter C in them lol

 

One thing is for sure, i only treat my face every 3 or 4 months now when i feel rather than see spot coming on. Sound silly but i can feel when my face is about to have melt down. Treat my face for about 2 weeks and only get one or two spots pop up after that.

 

The really sad thing here, there is no one glove fits all. Everyone has a different trigger. I am not going to say nutrition has had a definite impact but nor would i rule it out.


In Topic: Dairy & Adult Acne After Accutane - No Dairy Diet The Solution?

04 August 2014 - 07:48 AM

I am seeing a common theme here and it is extremism.

 

If dairy is the trigger then by all means cut it out.

 

What i am seeing here is " I cut dairy out for a long time then all of a sudden at a load of it"

 

Two things here. Overly restricting on said food product can actually cause the food sensitivity. I can't remember the name of the study but it there is good info on this.

 

Binging on the said food. So you a cut a food out for a year then all of a sudden ate your body weight in it all in on day. Of course this going to have some kind negative effect. If you ate too many veggis in one sitting it will have a bad effect.

 

Try and keep it logical cutting foods out. Firstly try cutting down on the food for a few months and see if things improve, If there is zero improvement then logic would suggest this isn't the trigger. If you so wish to cut it out altogether then go for it but at least you cut down slowly.

 

Extremism is not the answer.


In Topic: Dairy And Acne?

04 August 2014 - 07:32 AM

Hey, smile.png 
So I know my acne is linked to my dairy consumption so whenever I have less my acne improves and vice versa. However for the first time I completely removed the dairy. I'm four days in and my skin has gotten worse. Is this normal? And has any one had experiences with dairy and acne and how long did it take to give noticeable differences? 
Thanks guys smile.png
 

 

If your skin has got worse after completely removing dairy this would suggest to me dairy is not the issue here. It is still a possibility but unlikely.

 

I would suggest looking for a common substance in dairy products and see if that may be the trigger.


In Topic: Diet Not Working For Me, Must Be Hormonal

04 August 2014 - 07:24 AM

I've tried changing my diet for the past month, I've been on a week juice fast, and I've recently done both a parasite cleanse and a liver cleanse. I have seen no results at all, my acne is still sevre and it is all over my face. Now I'm not saying that this diet thing does not cure acne for nobody, because it does, the proof is there. It just didn't work for me. I've come to accept my acne is homronal and it will go away eventually by itself, I've had acne now since I was 14 (I'm a male) and I am 19. My mother also had acne and her went away when she reached her early 20's. I've done a lot to try and cure my acne, yet seen no results so far (stopped washing my face.. apple cider vinegar, all the anti-biotics etc. I think it's time to give up my fight. I hope I don't discourage anybody from trying these things. I'm just letting you know my situation.

 

Thanks for the help and support some of you guys provided. smile.png

 

You have come accept your acne is Hormonal without no scientific evidence to support your statement?

Interesting.

 

You done a diet for one month. Lets assume for one moment your acne is hormonal and lets assume you have imbalance of some kind. You're not going to sort it one month with a juice diet. For the record juice diets is the biggest pile of dung on the market.

 

I would suggest going to a derm, get assessed, and go from there, It takes time to get any skin complaint under control, you're not going to solve it one month.

 

I've battling acne for 16 years and only in the last few years got a place where i can control it, not cure it.