Do you think carbs and fats together is a problem? And what is your take on nuts and acne?
I really have experimented with diets in curing my acne. I mean I think the high fat diet only works if you are super strict and I just don't think we are meant to eat like that unless it is natural fat from whales or fish like the Eskimos, but really...we shouldn't even live in places like that but obviously we went though the ice-age and did eat like that. I just don't think so much fat is natural though, like from butter and olive oils and vegetable oils. And legumes and grains shouldn't be eaten because they irritate our guts and will enventually lead to bad things, unless you have a heavily populated intestinal tract with good gut flora...then MAYBE! They won't harm you that much. But there is not point in eating them if we wouldn't eat them in nature...potatoes can be eaten raw, and if they contain so many anti-nutrients.
Some fat from animals and fish I agree are necessary. We need protein from animal sources, but we most likely wouldn't have had such a plentiful abundance like tribes even in the modern world...papua new guinea.
I just don't think nuts, seeds, legumes, and grains were ever meant for human consumption and if some were, we aren't supposed to mix fat with carbs in a meal...this leads to insulin resistance and eventually ACNE! I think that is why so many people have rapid success with the high fruit diet over paleo or extreme candida diets as here----> http://curingcandidanaturally.wordpress.com/2011/04/15/healing-candida-with-fruit/
I feel like they beat it cause they didn't create an environment to feed the candida, but never really wiped it out by repopulating their gut, so when they eat fat and carbs, they get candida effects again.
Cause I think It's BS that not getting candida is mostly luck and genetics. These people probably have yes, good organs, but never took antibiotics, eat yogurts as kid, and have top functioning populated guts....so that even if they eat shit, they seem fine but will probably have other health defects later (not trying to wish misfortune upon them).
I started eating potatoes and feel great! And also, I started a high fruit diet a few weeks ago and felt good, but was craving proteins and fats, more-so protein and then once I ate protein the fat craving would go away.
I just don't think fat and carbs are ever supposed to be mixed in nature! If we were scavenging for meat, we would eat it. I mean maybe would save our banana to eat it with the fish we just speared, but we would't have so much fat in our system, and our bodies wouldn't be devastated by the modern world!
I also think that legumes, nuts, grains, and seeds seem to be suited for other cultures, like hispanic and such, but honestly they probably just eat enough-nutrients that when these anti-nutrients leach their vitamins and minerals from them, they can replace it, but still...just so bad.
That's why Americans have so many skin problem, candida problems. Our bodies are so deficient, malnourished, and gut flora deficient because we only eat things that damage our intestines and leach vital vitamins and minerals from us!
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on January 10, 2013
at 03:43 PM
Fat is an interesting subject. I don't quite understand the logic in decrying refined carbohydrates but accepting refined fats.
I use olive oil in moderation and sometimes eat coconut oil in a sort of medicinal sense, but I don't go crazy for "fats".
I think there is some truth to the raw vegan fat/diabetes blood talk, although I'm not sure exactly what or how much or how relevant it is to me ultimately.
on February 06, 2018
at 10:25 PM
Nuts and seeds were always eaten, and a great source of omega 3 to 6 balancing; they were only eaten less since weren’t as readily available as today, leading to overconsumption. Grains and legumes are some of the healthiest foods we can eat, and eating them helps to populate our gut with good bacteria. The phytate and lectins “theory” was disproven long ago in many studies. The more we eat grains and legumes, the easier they become to digest, because our gut microbiome adjusts to breaking down the compounds. They foods encourage beneficial bacteria to grow and serve as their food. We were definitely not meant to consume as much fat as we currently do. So many civilizations thrived on grains and legumes, and many still do today. You can even check out what the “blue zones” eat...tons of grains, potatoes, bread, and a common food among them all...legumes.
on February 07, 2013
at 06:22 PM
I've been having success with a low-carb, dairy-free, pescetarian diet, which is very similar to Paleo or the Mediterranean diet. I've been on it for a little over a month and my skin has dramatically cleared and is no longer oily, (and I had moderately severe acne). I actually eat a lot of nuts, seeds, and legumes because I don't eat meat and I have not had a problem (although I know some people are intolerant). A lot of the fat I consume is plant-based, and the rest I get is from eggs or fish. I think the key to clear skin is carbohydrate control. I don't eat any grains or refined carbohydrates. My vegetable to fruit ratio is 3:1 and when I do have fruit I make sure to have some protein with it to help stabilize my blood-sugar and avoid a spike. I also wanted to mention that I have so much more energy, I'm more focused, I've lost weight, and my skin is glowing!
on November 29, 2012
at 01:25 PM
I agree that nuts seeds legumes and grains should rarely if ever be a staple in healthy diets. I tend to agree with mat lalonde's POV of eating a seedless diet and only including meats vegetables and tubers. Eating fats with carbs from vegetables and tubers seems like a fine idea though, since it can increase absorption of the minerals and nutrients found in veggies/tubers by chelating them. Peel your potatoes though, just to avoid the glycoalkoloids(sp).