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I was also going to mention that cutting out pop could be part of the solution for all three issues.

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While there are definite food triggers for GERD, etc. that you should consult your doctor about... When it comes to acne, eating a lot of high antioxidant produce and herbs and spices is paramount for clear skin. Eating a lot of healthy oils too helps - ie: omega-3 fatty acids, omega-9 fatty acids, and medium-chain fatty acids.

Avoid processed foods full of sugars and trans fats as well as very high sodium foods - ie: packaged goods/foods.




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LIZZY90210,

I agree with others, before you make any changes to your nutrition, you should talk to your doctor. When is the last time you had a full physical ? The road to good health should always include regular check ups at the doctor. Don't be afraid to talk to your doctor. they are there to help.

I can't speak to acid reflux. That could be caused by a number of different things, but I can tell you my own experience with acne. For many years, I had adult acne. It was never bad enough for medication, but it was always something I figured I would have to live with. Tried a couple of medications, but still ended with acne.

Before I started my own journey to good health, I was a Diet Coke addict. Tried to quit the stuff for years. It took years to ween myself off, but eventually I did. I started by increasing the amount of water I drank and swapped Diet Coke for sparkling waters for a fizzy fix. After a few weeks of being Diet Coke free, I noticed a change in my skin. My ance was GONE !

Now, some people might say that the acne disappearing could have been a result of a change in diet. But, I'd been eating more healthfully before I gave up Diet Coke. Diet soda was one of the last things I changed for my health.

Will cutting out soda/diet sodas get rid of your acne ? There are a lot of studies that link excess soda drinking to a variety of health issues including weight gain. Diet sodas are loaded with artificial coloring, sweeteners and preservatives. So, cutting them back or out certainly could help improve our health.




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I second the 'see your doctor' response. My husband has this. Recently, when we went out for Chinese food, he had to return to the car just to get his medication for this so that he could insure the meal would not end up being an unpleasant experience.

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My husband is a reflux sufferer and the best thing that has helped him is finding his trigger foods for the reflux (his main triggers are chocolate and peppermint and keeping his meals in track -- skipping breakfast really hurts him). Keep a journal of foods and try to find the types of foods that set off the reflux. My husband was on PPI's but they really wrecked him so he controls it via diet and avoidance of his trigger foods. The best course of action, however, is to see your doctor to rule out other things, if you have not already. In the interim, apple cider vinegar is an excellent remedy for chronic reflux. Use the real kind with the mother in it. I prefer Bragg brand but Heinz has some as well (as to others I am sure but these are the two that come to mind for me).

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I'm no doctor, but the previous poster brings up a good point. A low carb diet might help. It will definitely help with weight loss, and if it doesn't help with the other issues (which it certainly might), at least you'll be down a few pounds by the time you get to the doctor!



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HERE IS A LINK THAT MAY HELP YOU
thepaleodiet.com/the-dietary-cure-for-acne



Archives of Dermatology reveals that the root cause of acne may be the consumption of foods rich in carbohydrates specially of having high glycemic index acner.org/acne-and-skin/low-glycemic-diet-
prevents-acne/


GERD LINK thepaleodiet.com/why-the-paleo-diet-makes-
so-much-sense-the-top-inflammatory-foo
ds-more/


Acid Reflux sicarius.typepad.com/heartburn/diet_exerci
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Hope these articles will help you and give you a background of information prior to seeing your doctor so you will know what questions to ask. Inflammation is linked to most chronic diseases.

Happy Holidays!


Almost forgot...here is other links about acne and inflammation Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York
Whitney bowe on acne and inflammation
www.drwhitneybowe.com/livestrong-acne-rela
ted-to-diet.html


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The previous posters have given you some good advice. There can be a variety of causes for these issues, some of which might be treated through diet, but some might not. Your doctor would be the best place to start to help figure out what's going on and the best way to treat it.


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This isn't something that we can help you with here, because there are many reasons for those issues - some medical, including medication. You need to discuss this with your Dr and have him/her arrange for bloods etc.

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I am not a Dr - please check with your qualified Health Professional for a diagnosis and treatment plan


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Have you discussed your issues with a doctor?


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Hello all! Ok I struggle with acne, acid reflux, and weight gain. Is there a diet that I can use to combat all of these issues at once?



 
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