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Another fruit question

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created April 25, 2012 at 8:19 PM

Ive been going low carb for almost a year to prevent acne that I have been struggeling wit for years. Lately Ive added back fruit to my diet. I now have been eating 2 fruits a day and also tubers, like carrots and some times sweet potatoes. After this increase in carbs in my diet I feel and performe much better! (I work out a lot), The problem is that I dont look better, while I notice that the pimples is on their way back when I increase carb. So I feel I have a dilemma here: feel and performe good vs look good. How can it be that the fruit and carbs is bad for me(obviously is since I get more acne) when I feel so much better when I have moderate carbs (70g/ day) in my diet?

Ba09704971e33481f5716c4790648966

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on April 27, 2012
at 06:35 PM

true... different hormones, different acne, no?

3327924660b1e2f8f8fc4ca27fedf2b2

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on April 27, 2012
at 03:22 PM

Fructans in particular seem to cause skin issues.

3327924660b1e2f8f8fc4ca27fedf2b2

(2919)

on April 27, 2012
at 03:22 PM

ALL acne is hormonal.

29518a2572c5fe3a851170a9b1c315f3

on April 25, 2012
at 08:51 PM

Thank you for nice answer.I will try to follow your advice. I mostly eat apples.

1edb06ded9ccf098a4517ca4a7a34ebc

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on April 25, 2012
at 08:38 PM

That's no fun. What kind of fruit are you eating? Also, carrots are high on the insulin index. It may not be the case, but they could be a contributing factor. Make sure you're eating a lot of greens, salads, roasted broccoli/brussels sprouts/asparagus, etc. Also, red meat is more insulinogenic than white meat like chicken. Just a couple thoughts.

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E68bdbd83e45fd5be130e393ace9c9a9

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on April 27, 2012
at 02:54 PM

You might have fructose malabsorbtion. Did you notice any changes to your digestion after eating fruit?

3327924660b1e2f8f8fc4ca27fedf2b2

(2919)

on April 27, 2012
at 03:22 PM

Fructans in particular seem to cause skin issues.

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Ba09704971e33481f5716c4790648966

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on April 25, 2012
at 11:41 PM

Digestion related acne? Or hormonal related acne?

Forehead refers to digestion, jaw area refers to hormones. Apparently.

I'm thinking digestion issue with the carbs, but maybe not.

Ba09704971e33481f5716c4790648966

(1794)

on April 27, 2012
at 06:35 PM

true... different hormones, different acne, no?

3327924660b1e2f8f8fc4ca27fedf2b2

(2919)

on April 27, 2012
at 03:22 PM

ALL acne is hormonal.

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A65499f2f8c65602881550fe309cd48c

(3501)

on April 25, 2012
at 10:01 PM

What are you washing your face with? It might seem coincidental with food and acne but perhaps your skin is reacting to something topically.

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