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Old 09-01-2003, 03:25 AM   #1
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Wink Salt = acne

I've read a bit about acne being caused by too much salt in your diet. Has anyone tried a salt free diet and had results?

 
Old 09-01-2003, 10:30 AM   #2
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I don't think it's worth it doing that. Your body needs salt and there is no way you can last a long time without salt in your diet (you will become extremely weak).

 
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Old 09-01-2003, 10:32 AM   #3
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tooooo late!!!!! haha

 
Old 09-01-2003, 12:09 PM   #4
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hey! I am actually on a different kind of salt just for my face. It dosent have Iodine which causes breakouts. I got mine at Kroger's for 89 cents! It says "This product does not contain Iodine" So I have only been using it for a few days so I will have to see hoe it works! (I think it tastes better then regular salt too!)

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Old 09-01-2003, 02:03 PM   #5
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It would be extremely difficult to have a salt-free diet. Everything has salt on or in it if it is prepackaged. Good Luck though

 
Old 09-01-2003, 02:41 PM   #6
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Yeah, salt-free doesn't sound too good. However, you can modify your salt intake by trying to minimize the iodine consumed. Iodine is thought to cause acne so I avoid it in my multi-vitamin and in my salt at home. Instead I buy Sea Salt from the health food store and have not had any problems. I believe there are also iodine-free options at the regular grocery store as well.

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Old 09-01-2003, 10:47 PM   #7
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Your diet doesn't affect your skin hon

 
Old 09-02-2003, 03:59 AM   #8
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I disagree, I think sugar and salt affect your skin.

 
Old 09-02-2003, 04:03 AM   #9
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It all depends on the person whether food worsens their condition or not. I know that food does not make me breakout but for some it does.

 
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