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Ideas: Food sensitivities which are commonly overlooked?

I'm trying to amass a list of food sensitivities which are common but usually overlooked. So far, I've found I'm severely sensitive to gluten and yeast! Both are common but yeast sensitivity was never mentioned on this forum or by doctors!!

So here is my list:

Dairy

Gluten

Yeast

Soy

Eggs

Others??

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Beef

I went through a short phase where I was eating steak almost everyday for about two weeks. After a few days I started to break out with this small bumps around my nose. My skin was also oiler overall. This is not the first time I had this kind of reaction to beef

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GREAT idea for a thread

Gluten

Dairy

Corn

Refined sugar (not really an "allergy" but still acne-causing)

Nuts + sesame

Soy

High iodine

And the jury's still out on Eggs and Strawberries...

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Citrus like oranges, tangerines, grapefruit and key limes. I don't have a reaction to lemons and Persian limes.

Since the lists I've seen of hypo-allergenic foods is pretty short, I'd say you could be intolerant to nearly anything which is why it may be best to try sticking to a very hypo-allergenic diet, then add in other foods gradually.

Hypoallergenic foods listed on whfoods.org (World's Healthiest Foods) are:

* Apples

* Sesame Seeds

* Lamb

* Pears

* Winter Squash

* Sweet Potatoes

* Cherries

* Carrots

* Rice

And I have the whfoods book and it has a few more foods in the list such as Cod, salmon, garlic, onions, lettuce, kale, collard greens, grapes, green peas, lentils, garbonzos, pumpkin seeds and lemon.

Although there are probably more that aren't commonly, commercially available so aren't included in the list.

Good things for food intolerances: http://www.acne.org/messageboard/index.php...t&p=2574130

Edited by alternativista

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Pretty much everything is suspect I think...

But to add to the ones not mentioned.

Alcohol

Tobacco

Caffeine

Starch (corn starch, potato starch, arrrowroot starch) stuff is as bad as refined sugar

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I controlled my acne for a long time through diet, but that started to change several months ago, which is why I'm active here again. I'm not sure if I became more sensitive, or if over time something in my supplementation or environment had an affect.

Foods I found sensitivities/acne break correlation to:

Beef

Pork

Lamb

Eggs

Pears

Strawberries

Blueberries

Rasberries

Blackberries

Figs

Dates

Potatos

Tomatoes

Carrots

Peas

Soy Beans

Peanuts

Almonds

Cashews

Hazelnuts

Brazil nuts

Hempseeds

And the only oil I can handle is coconut oil.

That's not complete, but a general list.

Edited by AcAnthology

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Pseudo-Sensitivity:

*All proteins - Meat, eggs, dairy, lentils, seeds, nuts, tofu, beans & soy.

Can cause acne and cysts, but it is actually a pseudo-sensitivity. The underlying cause of protein sensitivity is usually a food allergy (gluten and yeast for me). Food allergies weaken stomach acid and cause porous spots in the intestines, eventually causing leaky gut syndrome, aka "protein sensitivity."

Edited by Dotty1

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Proteins eh?

That sucks, if I couldn't eat beans, all that would be left is fruits, veggies and rice!

Edited by lara6

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