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 trigger my acne?
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on May 14, 2014
at 05:35 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 corn oil also are one of the triggers of acne. Foods fried in corn oil or soyabean oil for example chips can lead to skin break out. The popcorn and chips are all simple carbs and many people have posted here that a low carb diet cured their acne. Processed foods that you purchase these days either contains corn or wheat.
on May 13, 2014
at 10:12 PM
It could trigger acne for the following reasons: 1) Corn is cross-reactive with gluten, meaning if you are in any way gluten-sensitive, your body may react to corn, too. Which means inflammation, which means acne. 2) Corn is high in carbohydrates, which creates an insulin bump which leads to inflammation and possibly acne.
Occasional consumption of popcorn should be fine, however, so long as you don't have a leaky gut. But if you have acne, chances are you have a leaky gut.