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does eating fast food make you get acne?

does eating fast food(food not drinks) cause acne on you?  

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  1. 1. does eating fast food(food not drinks) cause acne on you?

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LOL yes it's true, but strangely enough all the paradoxically attractive young people always sit by the windows so you see them as you pass by, but as soon as you get inside the McDonald's, away from the windows, it is full of unhealthy-looking and fat people. It's quite remarkable actually how this works out, I really recommend you test this for yourself if you don't believe me! Though bear in mind that obesity with or without a McDonald's diet is far less common in the UK, most probably because most Europeans simply get more basic exercise (such as simply walking more) than most North Americans.

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I eat fastfood, its nice, tasty and fast. But I eat it in moderation (sometimes I binge though, but no harm done). I think it doesn't really affect my skin. I just need to practice more good hygience.

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Fact is, that isn't the case. The majority of the people I see in McDonalds are not fat, are not spotty and infact, most of them appear to be rather attractive, clean-cut and healthy looking teenage girls-strange but true.

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Well how do you know a person just by looking at their appearance? Doesnt mean they look healthy, pretty, slim and such doesnt mean they got nothing wrong inside of them? Who knows one of the girls might even got high blood pressure or high cholestoral. I also voted yes fast food can be the reason that causes acne. All the oil and grease and fatty acids goes straight to ur buttox + face! lmao! Thats what i think..and btw after i eat all out at carl`s, i i feel couple zits popping up. neutral.gif

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There are consequences for eating hormone-latent foods. I'm not saying it causes acne, but it definitely can contribute to it.

McDonald's literally makes me ill!

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Thats really odd,

Every site/ book I REad says that there is no correlation between acne and fast food!

Yet, people see results when they stop eating fast food. Very wierd, but im gonna have to go with the research. This is mainly because when people believe something is the cause of their acne (fastfood) they tend to see results. This may sound wierd but it is true. It may also be a coincidence for many people.

Also, people think that a pimple forms in couple days. This may be true for some but NOT FOR THE MAJORITY. A pimple is already forming under your skin for up to 2 weeks. So many people tend to say that eating a hamburger a couple days ago caused him/her to break out.

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Hmm...that's rather funny. So which is it? eusa_think.gif

Does it take 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 6 weeks, or 90 Days for a pimple to form???

If the experts, specialists, and scientists can't event decide, than who's to say that a pimple can't form within:

24 hours?

2-3 days?

7 days?

Especially if one is to consider the FACT that acne is an inflammatory skin condition.

http://www.isdionline.org/provides.htm

http://www.portlanddermclinic.com/inflammatory.html

http://orgs.dermis.net/content/e02eden/e04.../index_ger.html

Not to mention, did you know that there are quite a few health problems or hormonal disorders are now actually considered to be causedby chronic low grade sub-clinical (no signs) inflammation?

http://www.atherogenics.com/science/therapeutic.html

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=21885

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.f...5296&query_hl=1

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.f...8563&query_hl=8

That inflammation is now being called the "new killer disease"?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A...anguage=printer

Oh and that that some of these health/hormonal problems happen to have acne as one of their possible signs and symptoms? Hmm...so much for no physical signs.

Now, if we think about it, inflammation does nottake weeks to go into action, does it?

You bump you shoulder and within maybe 24 - 48 hours that area is sore. Psst....this is inflammation.

You work out really hard, or used muscles you never knew existed, and how many days does it take for that soreness(inflammation) to go away? (me, sometimes a week)

If you use the wrong skin care (with pore clogging ingredients, irritating or allergenic ingredients), does it really take a month, or within 7 days time can you notice red bumps, cysts or clogged pores that weren't there before that new skin care product?

Why do you think BP, BHA, Neosporin, Antibiotics, Nicomide, B5 therapy, Zinc, Green Tea, Motrin, Aspirin, Anti-histamines, among certain others are used to treat acne? On some level they are anti-infammatories.

So WHY can't our skin, with it's defective (androgen) receptors or due to our overproduction of androgen hormones, etc overreactand produce an inflammatory response in just as short time period (based on an individualsreaction to certain foods)???

Inflammation is Inflammation, right?

Inflammation is a characteristic reaction of tissues to disease or injury and is marked by four signs: swelling, redness, heat, and pain.

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Has anyone else seen Supersize Me?

It's a documentary on a guy who chose to eat McDonald's for every meal for 30 days. During this time he had weekly blood tests to check his health. The result was that his liver was not processing as well due to all the junk food he was eating.

If you believe that acne is related to liver function then eating too much fast food would cause acne.

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Fast food may effect some people, but it doesn't seem to effect me either way. Now shrimp is another story. If i eat shrimp, within two days i'll have new, deep nodules form. I suspect that i probably would have gotten a couple zits in those spots anyway, but shrimp really does seem to make it worse for me. I understand this is likely to be due to iodine sensitivity.

For some people, acne seems to be worsened by certain foods - it's probably a mild allergy. However, to the best of my knowledge no studies have ever indicated any universal dietary cause of acne, if you are sensitive to something, it is an individual sort of thing. The only way to really tell is to methodically eliminate possible causes from your diet and see if there is improvement.

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Jade,

You seem to be putting a lot of emphasis on inflammation there...

As I understand it, unless you've got a clogged pore, the bacteria can not initiate the inflammation. So, to me, whats important is preventing the clogged pore in the first place, rather than concentrating on inflammation.

The clogged pore, or microcomedone, can reside, happily enough, undisturbed and the under the skin for months. Eventually though, for one reason or another, it will develop, into any number of stages, blackhead/whitehead/papule/pustule/nodule etc...

Anyway, acne doesn't have to have anything to do with inflammation. If your microcomedones only ever progress to the blackhead/whitehead stage, the inflammation doesn't enter the equation.

It's harder to explain diets involvement in the formation of the microcomedone than merely stating all spots are caused by inflammation.

Also, I think this is what sources mean when they say spots take up to 90 days to develop? Its all very well saying an inflammed spot can form 24hrs after eating fast food etc, but, if the microcomedone wasn't there in the first place, the P.acne bacteria would have no breeding ground...hence there could be no inflammation.

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Jade,

You seem to be putting a lot of emphasis on inflammation there...

As I understand it, unless you've got a clogged pore, the bacteria can not initiate the inflammation. So, to me, whats important is preventing the clogged pore in the first place, rather than concentrating on inflammation.

The clogged pore, or microcomedone, can reside, happily enough, undisturbed and the under the skin for months. Eventually though, for one reason or another, it will develop, into any number of stages, blackhead/whitehead/papule/pustule/nodule etc...

Anyway, acne doesn't have to have anything to do with inflammation. If your microcomedones only ever progress to the blackhead/whitehead stage, the inflammation doesn't enter the equation.

It's harder to explain diets involvement in the formation of the microcomedone than merely stating all spots are caused by inflammation. 

Also, I think this is what sources mean when they say spots take up to 90 days to develop? Its all very well saying an inflammed spot can form 24hrs after eating fast food etc, but, if the microcomedone wasn't there in the first place, the P.acne bacteria would have no breeding ground...hence there could be no inflammation.

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i also have a hard time understanding diets roll in acne also

i understand diet roll in certain diseases such as diebetes , ect..but how does it effect acne.

can u please explain sweetjade

i know diet is extremely important but i dont see how

someone said u get rid of toxins through your skin..is excess oil from the oil glands toxins?? i dont understand...or do u just produce to much oil when ur system is overtaxed??

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i also have a hard time understanding diets roll in acne also

i understand diet roll in certain diseases such as diebetes , ect..but how does it effect acne.

can u please explain sweetjade

i know diet is extremely important but i dont see how

someone said u get rid of toxins through your skin..is excess oil from the oil glands toxins?? i dont understand...or do u just produce to much oil when ur system is overtaxed??

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