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by 1523 · about 19 hours ago

I know there have been many questions about pimples and probiotics - I've read 100s of paleohacks posts - but I want to know what you would do specifically, with the options I have. Background: vegetarian sugar/wheat addict 10 years, pizza addict... (more)

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primalpat 0 · January 18, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Your skin is like a third kidney. It filters crap out. I say SLOW DOWN on the supps and pro/pre-biotics. There is such thing as too-much-of-a-good-thing, and you have too much of many 'good things'! Onions and artichokes are pre-biotics, so they... (more)

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by 5 · about 19 hours ago

I've been doing a strict, anti-inflammatory paleo diet for a year now (no nuts, few fruits, limiting fructose, dairy starches, nightshades, etc) after an endometriosis diagnosis. I've lost 40 lbs and am thin/fit and have no trouble with weight... (more)

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Lazza 0 · August 01, 2014 at 12:47 PM

I agree with jenjen; a little more carbs can go a long way. I did a low-ish carb diet for several months and eventually started to feel weak, cold, poor libido, etc. Moving up to something like 150 grams/day cleared things up rather quickly.As... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Okay, I have had acne for YEARS now. I am really reaching the end of my rope. Currently the things that seem to help are paleo, of course, low fodmap, low insoluble fiber, and low carb. I now feel like almond butter and coconut oil are making me... (more)

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harnessedinslums 0 · July 27, 2014 at 12:41 AM

I used to have some nasty cystic acne back when I was vegan. It wrecked my confidence for years. Now my skin is crystal clear but I break out if I eat a lot of oily fish. Maybe limit polyunsaturated fat intake? That said, it seems like you are... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hello,I am hoping for some help with my situation, anyone have a similar situation or some insight?About me:I have been dealing with severe eczema on my hands for the last 9 months.It has only spread and gotten worse since then. If I eat something... (more)

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Matt_11 0 · July 08, 2014 at 2:41 AM

Do an elimination diet. A great guide: http://www.precisionnutrition.com/elimination-diet

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Senescent can be one of the most dreadful diseases which can elasticity a perception of impotency. In olden present there were stories around the way people utilized to hold their peel texture. Alter though many say that beauty is peel intense,... (more)

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by 53 · about 19 hours ago

I don't know how to get enough vitamin E without nuts...I don't do veggie oils except coconut, and I feel like I would have to eat a bag of spinach a day..

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Rosenhazavel 0 · June 10, 2014 at 11:54 AM

Red Palm oil is high in Vitamin E. Papaya provides 11 % of daily Vitamin E. Paprika is another source. Pickles green olives is a source of Vitamin E which can be used with salads

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by 53 · about 19 hours ago

I know never to out cocoa butter or coconut oil , it a body cream on my face cause I break out easily. However, I can slather them all over my body. What is different about the body that makes it not prone to clogged pores, but the face is?... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · May 27, 2014 at 11:42 AM

The sebaceous glands on your scalp, chest face, chest and back are the ones that typically get a bad reputation. Oily hair, skin inflammation, clogged pores and slick skin is clearly something that you'd recognize and be irritated with. Without a... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Is Vegetable oil really that bad? I had a "cheat meal" last night that was chicken wings.. That's fine, right? But I decided to cheat and have them fried in vegetable oil.. I've been super strict the past 3 weeks and this was my first slip up.... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · May 23, 2014 at 12:14 PM

The utilization of vegetable oils which are rich in a crucial supplement called linoleic corrosive (LA) is not connected to an expanded danger of inflammation. Most recent study, distributed in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Quick preface and background on my situation: 25 year old male. 6'0" 175lbs. Exercise regularly (3 days of lifting and usually 2-3 days of cardio). I've been dealing with moderate acne for close to 10 years. I've had periods of success,... (more)

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Elliefrance 0 · May 26, 2014 at 11:37 AM

I began strict paleo barely a month prior, yet I made a point to decrease the carbs and up the fat. It seems like you're doing that, yet I would possibly take a stab at including bacon. Another person specified some place that bacon made their... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hi everyone, I'm wondering what are the effects of popcorn . I eat organic non gmo popcorn that is cooked with coconut oil and has coconut oil on it. (I don't eat dairy so I can't have butter) what is the popcorn doing to my body? Could it... (more)

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Rosenhazavel 0 · May 14, 2014 at 5:35 AM

Corn can initiate or trigger inflammation and intestinal irritation due to Omega-6 amounts and glutamate. Corn intolerance may trigger acne. Moreover, according to the blood type diet, all blood types should avoid corn. Too many foods made with... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hi everyone! I have persistent acne and I don't know what to do. I eat a very healthy diet with lots of grass fead meat and fermented veggies. I am 16 so I'm wondering if acne is just part of being a teenager, or if I can do... (more)

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joanna_4 0 · May 14, 2014 at 2:05 AM

i get pimples no matter what, but lately, something that has helped is doing egg white masks a few times a week. i separate the yolk from the white and just "paint" the white on my face. i do three layers of it but let each layer dry for a few... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hi Guys, I was hoping you all could help me out with this. I officially went strictly paleo on January 1st of this year and ever since then I have developed an acne problem on my face only. I did search for other answers on this site but... (more)

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samanthaalys 0 · May 02, 2014 at 11:03 AM

You take fish oil supplement. Fish oils may cause acne. One of the side effects of fish oil is acne. Fish oil contains a large amount of omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, which interact with omega-6 fatty acids to reduce or end your... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hello! I've done some reading on this problem I'm having but I haven't found an answer that meets exactly what i'm going though, so I'm hoping someone out there is or has gone through the same thing I'm experiencing! So I've been paleo for 64... (more)

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rachelliott 0 · March 15, 2014 at 5:00 PM

This may not be much of a help but I'm willing to bet there is a hormonal imbalance in which your estrogen is too low and/or androgens too high. Having acne on the chin area is a tale tell sign of high testosterone. Try upping the amount of... (more)

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by 827 · about 19 hours ago

Hello Ladies, I had my Mirena IUD removed 7 months ago. My acne has grown much worse since then and I'm wondering how long this will last. My paleo diet gave me great skin and I'm so sad to see it ruined by having this unnatural device... (more)

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by 53 · about 19 hours ago

I wish I could cry, it would make me feel better. So...I've been battling my skin for 4 years, it's better but a mess. I am pretty much paleo except I eat non-gluten grains and nightshades. I don;t do dairy or corn. It's really not fair. I... (more)

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karbonbased 0 · February 02, 2014 at 2:56 AM

Omegas help skin too, eat more fish (yes - it can be affordable) and/or take supplements. I certainly notice my skin stays clear when my omega intake is maintained.

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by 53 · about 19 hours ago

Hi guys, well...i'm not really feeling so balanced with my diet...I get about 1500 a day, and i'm an athlete. I green smoothie and eat about 500 calories of animal protein a day I don't really like eggs, and I don't like nut butters So..I... (more)

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Aaron_5 0 · February 11, 2014 at 1:56 AM

Goat and Sheep milk products are all I eat. I understand where you are coming from with Cow Milk. It completely destroys me and causing acne, GI issues, and the like. Whereas, goat milk I never have an issue unless I decide to gorge on it. Not... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I have just been prescribed Roaccutane/ Accutane treatment for my hormone related acne. The doctor recommends I lower my intake of high cholesterol foods whilst on the drug. She gave me a leaflet titled 'Cholesterol Lowering Advice' which... (more)

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samc 0 · January 15, 2014 at 8:39 PM

Conventional medical advice is being given by your doctor. As Paleo followers we generally don't believe 99% of what they say. I'd stick with Paleo if it was me. I do find a lot of contradictions in your post but since you don't want to hear... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Why there is always have Acne behind my ear area???

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by 55 · about 19 hours ago

Hi! 25th year old acne sufferer since age of 17. The first few years I was on antibiotics which helped a bit but the acne returned when course was over. Have been on Accutane twice which improved my skin drastically. Last time I finished my... (more)

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Jaxie1231 0 · December 25, 2013 at 3:53 AM

Proactiv worked wonders for me, I would try that.

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by 75 · about 19 hours ago

It???s almost universally agreed upon that probiotics are beneficial to your gut. Without the tremendous amount of bacteria covering our bodies inside and out, a lot of which is friendly, we would very quickly pass away. Probiotics is no... (more)

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Methodician 0 · November 12, 2013 at 5:02 PM

This is really something we paleo health aficionados need to take more seriously. It's got to be at least as important as our beloved macronutrient ratios. I've heard of some really transformative probiotics stories. I'll add my own... (more)

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by 53 · about 19 hours ago

Okay so. I'm driving myself crazy as I usually do trying to clear my skin and remain healthy, but I feel like I just always run into more obstacles. Low stomach acid seems like a fairly common issue, and a lot of people unknowingly suffer... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I've been researching skin bacteria a lot lately, and i'm really confused. Everything is saying that skin bacteria are actually really important for our skin function, not gut flora so much, eventhough it is. However, I dont understand where... (more)

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Dan_29 0 · November 19, 2013 at 1:54 AM

Get into an intimate relationship with someone. That should replenish much of your microbiome.

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

I'm finally accepting that just cause something has been around for centuries and may be from nature that we shouldn't consume it. For example, avocados or milk. I'm starting to have an eating disorder to have clear skin. The amount of stress... (more)

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Matt_61 0 · October 11, 2013 at 8:27 PM

Eat the potato with some protein and plenty of fat and it won't spike your blood sugar as bad, And kids might not have what you consider hormone problems from it (mostly because their hormones aren't raging like they do in teens), but they... (more)

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by 0 · about 19 hours ago

Hey, This has confused me for a while. I look at my skin and it's quite soft and clear. But all over my face I have blemishes from previous spots/acne. I can't figure out why my skin is good but my blemishes won't heal. I get a lot of Omega... (more)

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hardeepsura 0 · October 02, 2013 at 8:20 PM

try adding 1 tablespoon gelatin three times a week and increasing vitamin c should help. maybe add some face cream in the form of vitamin e like shea butter, or similar. if none of the above works after 3months, try applying apple cider... (more)

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by 181 · about 19 hours ago

I bought an inflatable bath tub so that I can finally take baths to improve my skin and absorb minerals. Apart from epsom salt, what else is good to add to the bath water (and how much of it) to help with acne lesions and scars?

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BobK 0 · October 01, 2013 at 6:55 AM

Btw.. my skin problems were greatly reduced by eliminating all processed carbs. I also use Berts Bees Res-Q-Ointment that stuff really heals my skin I make my own bath salts I use..... sea salt 3 parts epsom salts 2 parts baking... (more)

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