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Posted by o Havoc o on 17 September 2013 - 06:45 AM
Everything in moderation.
Being flexible is the key to success
Posted by o Havoc o on 31 January 2013 - 03:43 AM
Eating a lot of food everday, half healthy half junk (junk can be classified as wheat, rice, grains etc). Or eat very little food but only food the gut can handle (veggies fruits meats healthy fats)
For example, i weigh 125 lbs and i am 5 foot 10. If i eat really healthy (i.e. paleo) i can hardly get 1.2k cals to 1.4 k. If do the first option i can eat 2k +ncals ez. But i cannot tell which of the two options are worst for my acne. My acne seems to worsen and improve on both diets..
You classify rice as junk? Why is that?
My advice to you just cut the junk out and eat when u feel hungry. By the way, by junk, i don't mean rice.
bleh i was typing up a big thing but it ended up getting way off topic lol.
something in your 'healthy' diet still isn't working for you. maybe post exactly what you eat day to day?
for instance, i've been eating as healthy as i can (balanced omega 3/6, gluten free, very little sugar, no fastfood/takeout/snack/processed food) while still getting 3.5-4k cals a day and my acne has significantly improved but still not perfect yet. at the end of last week i switched white rice for brown and i'm significantly clearer now. so that little change to my already 'healthy' diet might be the answer for me (hopefully!!).
Wow 3.54k to 4k calories a day? How?!?
Please post exactly what you eat on a given day?'
did you ever take oral antibiotics for your acne?
Everyone is different.
Just because someone is eating 3k plus cals a day doesn't mean you can. Everyones metabolic capacity is different.
Ask this guy to write exactly what they eat isn't going to help you. Diet is individual, Its what works for you.
Just make better choices in your food and go from there.
Posted by o Havoc o on 21 January 2013 - 04:57 AM
Sometimes I think very much at my pimples and I can't concentrate on another topic.
What you do when you have many thoughts in your mind about your skin.. ?
Posted by o Havoc o on 14 January 2013 - 04:24 AM
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Posted by o Havoc o on 28 November 2012 - 07:20 AM
So basically a LOW CARB paleo diet works for me 100%. No breakouts at all and stays clear.but i feel lethargic and crappy, because i need carbs(everyone does). I tried eating sweet potatoes, but they break me out, i tried fruits for carbs, and that breaks me out, also white rice breaks me out. The only carb source thats okay is soaked brown rice(not paleo), i still do break out, from the brown rice, but it isnt as bad as the other carb sources such as sweet potatos or fruit. Since im 100% positive its carbs thats breaking me out, what can i do to help my body tolerate carbs more?
So a ''paleo'' diet doesnt work, it seems like it needs to be ''Low Carb paleo''.Is this the same for anyone else??
Increase your essential fat in take stop yourself from being lethargic
i did. i was eating around 2000 cals a day, and 80% of my calories was from fat(egg yolks, coconut oil, olive oil, fat from the protien source, salmon). still felt lethargic. i just couldnt use fat as my main energy source. i do so much better with carbs, i feel great and so energetic with carbs, but they cause acne no matter howhealthy they are.
80%..... Mate that is a little too much. You need to balance the ratio. Something like 40% protein, 40% fat, 20% carbs. I'm not saying that ratio is right for you its just an example.
Balance is key to any nutritional plan. Also ask yourself why you are doing what your doing. Why 80% fat? Is meeting every need? In this case no.
I use a 40,40,20 ratio as outlined above, with training 5 times a week and my energy is through the roof.
Really look at the foods you are eating. Are they nutrient dense, are they providing the right macro and micro nutrients, is there enough fibre in there.
thats close to the macro ratio im eating right now to be honest. and i still feel lethargic at times. my macros right now are around 40p/30c/30f. and my carb sources are green apple and little bit of brown rice, and im still breaking out.
a daily meal for me is for lunch:lean protein(chicken breast,lean meat,salmon,lean pork,egg whites),fats(egg yolks,fat from protein,very little coconut oil for cooking), and for carbs brown rice,lots of brocolli,cauliflower,and kimchi(fermented cabbage for probiotics).
and pretty much the same for dinner also. and for a snack ill eat one green apple with cinnamon. i skip breakfast of course, intermittent fasting.
Also im not worried about fiber, since i pretty much have 1 ''good bowel'' movement everyday.
i would like to ask you what you eat on a daily basis, and what your carb sources are thanks.
Posted by o Havoc o on 27 November 2012 - 08:07 AM
Posted by o Havoc o on 09 November 2012 - 07:02 AM
I am confused.
So is it the paleo diet that clears you (paleo can be high carb though)... or is it a low carb diet (but you can eat more food groups).. or is it a grain free diet.
Best advice i can give is to no subscribe to any "diet" for any reason.
What works for one doesn't mean it will work for all.
There as been atkins, keto, paleo, weight watchers, slim fast, soup diets, cabbage diets and so on.
I stuck to a balanced diet suited to my body type. All the while, everyone around were trying these diets and they all failed. Then they ask me what is my secret. Secret is i don't go on diets i changed my life style.
Diets don't work FOR ANYTHING!
This could not be further from the truth.
Diets change everything. Nothing is better for acne than diet. You are what you eat.
I'm keto with a bunch of kale and good fats and proteins. I was 95% clear before this. Now I'm 100% clear. 100%.
It took 2 weeks for the changes to occur for me. The last week, I lost 5 pounds of water weight and my lymph node swelling went down entirely, so naturally, the cysts stopped.
It boggles my mind that people cannot see the acne-diet connection.
Do you think you can put a bunch of water and crap into your gas tank and make your car run?
Can your car's engine run properly on used up oil?
Your body is far more complex than a car is. Just look at the skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, the brain, the endocrine system (likely the beginning of our troubles). All of these are meshed together with our skin. The performance of each system depends on each other.
Thiamin is necessary to repair nerve damage. Kale is a natural source of thiamin. By repairing your nerves and blood vessels, you're taking the first step towards fixing the rest of the machine. Fix the pipes, the nutrient delivery system, making sure there's no leakage, which will cause inflammation and toxins to spread throughout the body.
The nerves send out electrical signals all throughout the body, but can become damaged over time through drug use, poor diet, stress, and other things. If your nerves are going haywire, how can your skin even function properly?
Input = Output
Acne can be an issue that builds up over time, because your body has become tired of compensating for bad dietary choices, and bad cholesterol causing inflammation.
We need GOOD cholesterol to heal our blood vessels. Not processed, synthesized crap.
Everyone go check out FATHEAD on hulu.
Posted by o Havoc o on 02 November 2012 - 11:05 AM
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Posted by o Havoc o on 30 October 2012 - 05:05 PM
Your concerns are normal but they are unfounded, and lemme tell you why! =)
I am a woman, 23, and I choose to remain a virgin until married. I made the decision a few years ago, when I was single, and yes, i was completely honest with guys in not only have I not had sex, but I am not going to with you at this moment. Let's just say that made for some interesting/amusing reactions over the years. Even before I had made that decision, I was never okay personally with casual sex.
A bit of a background about me...as I said I'm 23, I'm engaged, and I've been in a relationship with a guy who is a virgin at almost age 24, for over 2 years...and we aren't getting married for another year and a half. Now, to some people that could be crazy and I'm not pushing my beliefs on you or anyone, the choice about who to share your sexuality with is your choice, not anyone elses. It's not a race or a competition, even though I think boys (and some men) see it as one. I refused to play that game, and to counter what you say about being undesirable, I think I became very desirable at times because I was a challenge. Which isn't a good thing, but you know how men are, since you are one. =P Kidding aside, making a choice about yourself on this level and sticking to it really shows a positive portion of your character, and THAT is very desirable and beautiful.
I know very few people who are still virgins, and even less who are as strict about boundaries as my fiancé and I. Those boundaries are determined by you, the other person in the relationship, and what your moral beliefs dictate. It makes no sense to compare yourself to other people or to feel like you are less of a man because of it. And it surely makes no sense to worry about a potential girl coming into your life and abruptly leaving because you aren't experienced enough for her. If that happens, there clearly isn't a deep enough connection (in my opinion) to even contemplate having sex with her.
Bottom line: Your virignity is solely your own, and you can choose who to give it to. That choice shouldn't be influenced by other people outside of your relationship.
PS: I don't find my virgin fiancé lame at all...in fact he's pretty much the coolest guy out there!
Posted by o Havoc o on 29 October 2012 - 10:11 AM
I'm 19 years old. I'll be 20 in about 6 months...and I'm a virgin (a MALE virgin). I'm so self conscious about this and just feel so abnormal and weird because of it. It doesn't help that my "friends" constantly give me shit about being one. It makes me feel even worse.
BUT I have made it to third base before (twice with the same girl on two different occasions). I would go into detail but I'd rather not. If you don't know what third base is look it up. So I've had some kind of sexual relations before. Just not full on sex.
All the people I know have long already lost their virginity. Most people (well most MALES) lose their virginity in their teenage years (13-19). Very few lose it before 13 and very few lose it after 19. Like I said this is all applying to males. Being a female virgin is not embarrassing at all. For a guy it is.
I'm 6 months away from being in the after 19 category and I'm seriously starting to wonder if I'm ever going to lose my virginity. I'm a average looking guy. Honestly. Without acne I'd say I was a above average looking guy, but that will never happen again. But that's another story.
I'm just wondering if anyone else is also a virgin in these forums or have had a similar experience as I'm having. I just feel so alone in this matter. I'm worried about how a girl (when I find one...) is going to react when I tell her I'm still a virgin at my age. I'm probably going to get laughed at. It's so uncommon at my age to still be a virgin.
Anyways let me wrap this up (no pun intended). Just had to get this off my chest. Any responses would be appreciated. Thanks.
Posted by o Havoc o on 24 October 2012 - 07:08 AM
I kind of agree with your boyfriend. Acne is understandable if theres good reason for it, almost everyone has had at least minor breakouts, but if you cant justify nor correct why youre getting breakouts then its just not sexy. For me acne is really simple; sure Ive had it often enough but Ive always either dealt with it/not cared/not complained.
Anyway as a kid I imagined Hawaii a tropical paradise and I always dreamt of living there. You say youre pretty, youve got work, youve got something going for you. Theres a lot of useful information on this website about how to deal with acne: Youre in the right place. Good luck.
Posted by o Havoc o on 23 October 2012 - 02:06 AM
I'd personally suggest you to abstain from masturbation as much as possible, it has other health benefits other than just acne.
I can personally relate to it also, it's not the main factor but it increases the chance of developing acne by twice or more.
I don't buy how people say masturbate because its fun and pleasurable.
Moments of pleasure that last only few moments then pass away. No point really.
Posted by o Havoc o on 22 October 2012 - 05:45 AM
White rice is quite starchy and therefore full of sugar (which affects blood sugar, insulin, etc...read up on insulin sensitivity and inflammation). If you must eat rice, brown and wild rice is a much much better option.
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