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09 Dec 2004

GI DIET
Hi there

Could you please advise what is a GI Diet.

As I was told a GI Diet is good for a person that suffers from acne.


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DietDoc
DietDoc

01 Jan 0001

Dear Sam
If you suffer from acne you need to consult a Dermatologist before you try all kinds of diets. Acne is usually caused by an imbalance in the sex hormones and you will require treatment with Roaccutane, or antibiotics or hormones. The GI diet only works if you have metabolic syndrome (obesity, raised blood lipids, hypertension, insulin resistance). If you are the same Sam that asked about the overactive thyroid just now, then your acne is either being caused by the thyroid treatment or an imbalance of your sex hormones - so see that Dermatologist ASAP.
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DietDoc
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