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Old 01-31-2003, 04:59 PM   #1
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Question FOODS!

I'm just wondering if there are any foods that will help acne and will make it worse? I have read a few things saying that chocolate does not make it worse, but i'm sorry because for me it does! Anyways talk to ya l8r!


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Old 01-31-2003, 05:18 PM   #2
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I think eating eggs everyday helps.I notice that when I eat eggs everyday my face doesn't breakout with new zits but as soon as I stop eating eggs , here come the zits.
I eat 3 eggs scrabbled and made into an omlet ,cooked on a nonstick pan without any butter,margarine or oils and place the halves on 2 top plain Italian pesce toast.

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Old 01-31-2003, 08:14 PM   #3
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Acne is made worse by excess sugar and salt. You may not be aware of the amount of sugar/salt consumed in a day from foods like - cereal, soda, flavored sport drinks, desserts, certain tomato based foods, pretzels, crackers, fast food, etc. Too much sugar or salt will have an adverse effect on your body - internally and externally. I think it is important to incorporate more 'whole foods' into your diet - steamed/raw vegetables, fresh fruit, whole grain bread - especially if you have skin problems. Try to eat the super salty/sugary foods in moderation and eat more 'whole foods'. I think you are right, it does matter what you eat.

Old 02-01-2003, 01:50 AM   #4
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this isnt true for everyone........a girl in my class had better skin than a child does and during a 5 minute break she got a huge chocolate chip cookie and hot chocolate out of vending machines. some people (acne people too) can eat whatever and it doesnt change the skin on their face.

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