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Friday, December 5, 2008

Herpes Inducing Foods

Certain foods contain an amino acid, called Arginine, which the herpes virus thrives off of. Most foods contain some Arginine, but, some foods have extremely high levels and these foods should be avoided to prevent herpes outbreaks. Food that are high in argine include, Nuts, Chocolate and Caffeine. These foods can aggravate the herpes virus and induce an outbreak, so, should be excluded. A list of other foods high in Arginine can be found at

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