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by 15400 · June 18, 2014 at 3:34 AM

I've been blessed with clear skin and never had any major acne problems growing up, even in my teen years. However, I have noticed a very peculiar pattern in my occasional pimples.1. Clean eating = no pimples.2. Eating beef liver clears my skin.... (more)

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Lesley_1 0 · June 16, 2014 at 3:04 AM

Pimples indicate poor gut health. Even people on the paleo diet can have increased intestinal permeability and gut dysbiosis. My guess is that when you eat your trigger foods, they are making their way through your overly permeable intestinal... (more)

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by 0 · October 15, 2013 at 4:13 PM

Hi everyone, i started to adapt the Paleo diet strictly for about 1 week now :) Here fore i have been eating gluten.. no meat (Semi-Vegan), re added that now. To much fruit, rather then veggies. But not from a SAD diet. I had quite clear... (more)

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samc 0 · October 13, 2013 at 9:07 PM

Gluten sensitivity can cause gut inflammation that makes it hard to deal with egg protein. My wife had this as a major problem until we ditched gluten for good. After a few months she was able to eat eggs without any issue. Give it some time... (more)

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by 482 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Since starting the paleo diet I have started to drink a lot more coffee (I know, not good) but I've noticed that I breakout in pimples a lot more than when I didn't drink coffee. Has anyone else experienced this? I've decided to go cold turkey on... (more)

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Zirk 0 · February 21, 2013 at 12:34 AM

I personally have suffered from severe acne before. I was prescribed on 6 months of Accutane and I have very clear skin now. I have done a lot of research on causes of acne. I have found that for me it is stuff like processed foods, candy,... (more)

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by 91 · September 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM

I've been strict Paleo for a while now and my acne breakouts have gone down a lot but there still not gone so what am I doing wrong? I don't even use any skin products except for the occasional natural shampoo and natural sunscreen when I have to.... (more)

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Matt_52 0 · December 31, 2012 at 10:31 PM

My acne cleared up when I started, not only paleo, but: Cold showers (60 degrees F) for 5 - 10 min in the mornings 8oz of h2o six times a day watching my glucose spikes, if I need sweets I go for 86% or higher dark chocolate bars supplementing... (more)

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by 418 · September 16, 2014 at 7:48 PM

I ate a pear today, not even the whole thing. It was incredible sweet. The only fruit I typically eat are berries. 4 to 5 Hours later I noticed a pimple on my chin, already hurts to touch. Could the fructose in the pair be the culprit? I am very... (more)

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Roth 0 · June 29, 2012 at 4:15 AM

As someone who dealt with skin issues, I highly doubt it was the pear that broke you out. Not 5 hours later. Is it cystic (under the skin) or a whitehead? And if it's painful, it's a good indicator that there's something in your diet you have an... (more)

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by 418 · September 16, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Best Natural Zit Zapper... Tea Tree Oil?

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animaleater 0 · June 08, 2012 at 10:41 AM

concentrated mediteranean oregano oil with high carvacrol percentage. pop a drop on a zit, and it kills it. hightly anti bacterial and antifungal. put it on toenail fungus, and its GONE. have food poison? take it when you are first starting... (more)

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by 341 · September 16, 2014 at 7:29 PM

My skin has gotten terrible since going paleo (3 months). None of the changes I've made have helped anything. I did a month of no dairy, nightshades, nuts, etc in addition to the standard restrictions. Until the last week I was VLC, but just... (more)

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Phoenix 0 · September 06, 2011 at 2:00 AM

Things that seem to have helped my skin: Diet: Regular liver consumption. (I believe the vitamin A is good for acne, plus the plethora of minerals) Oysters. Or zinc supplementation. Adequate vitamin D. A good omega3:6 ratio. Less muscle meat,... (more)

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by 193 · September 16, 2014 at 7:21 PM

I've been Paleo for 2 months now, and have struggled with acne my entire life. This is the reason I went Paleo in the first place. While my face has cleared up tremendously, the pimples keep coming back. They're never as big as they used to be and... (more)

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JJ 0 · April 04, 2011 at 2:32 PM

Background questions: Define "Paleo for two months." What are you eating, exactly? No offense, but when people say they've been doing "strict Paleo" sometimes their definitions are different from mine. When I first started, I thought processed... (more)