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Dairy and breakouts

A lot of people say that dairy is responsible for acne breakouts and claim that once they removed dairy from there diet the breakouts went away for example here: https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/no-dairy-diet

But is this actually true? I love dairy products of all kind but I am also struggling with acne? What are your experiences? Is it worth a shot?

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I’m really curious as well what people’s experiences are. At WIMJ, we actually would like to run a crowd-sourced trial on this - asking people to record their skin state together with their diet (dairy-no diary). If we get high enough number of participants, the results would help shed some light on the issue. Would you be interested to take part in an open study like this?

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That sounds great!

I'd 100% participate!

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I will start! I can't eat dairy and have no acne issues

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Milk from cows isn't very good. I stopped drinking it and replaced it with almond milk that has vitamin e, it's way better for the skin.

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Isn't this likely to be dependent on your gut flora..most food is only really ever irritating/inflammatory when your body is having difficulty utilising the nutrients in it from e.g dysbiosis, etc

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