Doctors do not just talk about the effect of a balanced diet and a special diet in the treatment of psoriasis. Practice shows that a properly planned diet, a special diet for psoriasis become fundamental factors and the key to a successful fight for clean skin, help keep the disease in remission, and resist relapses. If you really strive to face the recurrence of the appearance of psoriatic plaques on the skin as rarely as possible , you will have to give up some foods once and for all, and also constantly adhere to the same diet.
“Right” foods for psoriasis
The main thing in the treatment of psoriasis is to achieve a stable and normal functioning of the digestive tract, that is, to create the correct acid-base environment in the digestive organs. If this condition is met, then the functions of the body will gradually recover and your condition will noticeably improve.
In order to achieve such a result, you need to know which foods can be included in the diet, and which ones are best to be discarded altogether. By schelocheobrazuyuschih products include:
· Lean meats (lamb, poultry, rabbit meat). However, even these types of meat should not be overused.
· From fish products it is recommended to eat hake, sole, halibut, sardine, white tuna, cod, flounder, sturgeon. It is advisable to steam the fish or eat it baked, stewed.
· Fruits, vegetables (almost everything!) And juices from them must be present in the daily diet!
· You can eat grains and cereals, among which buckwheat, millet, brown rice, oats, bran, sprouted wheat, rye are especially useful.
· It is recommended to use sesame seeds, pumpkin, sunflower, flax, pine nuts, natural muesli (buckwheat, oat, wheat).
· Be sure to include vegetable oils (olive, sunflower oil, etc.) in your menu.
In addition, the diet for psoriasis does not sometimes prohibit the use of olives, nuts, mushrooms, grapes, low-fat cheeses, low-fat dairy products (cottage cheese, yogurt, kefir) in the diet. And to make it much easier for the body to fight the disease, it is necessary to limit the use of foods that contribute to the formation of an acidic environment in the gastrointestinal tract. These include, for example, raw smoked and smoked sausages, animal fats, potatoes, fatty meat dishes, fried foods, sugar and all confectionery products, hard cheese, butter and cream, and some cereals.
Now we list the foods that the diet for psoriasis completely and irrevocably excludes.
“Wrong” foods for psoriasis
It is possible that very many people suffering from psoriasis will find it very difficult to give up forever from the products, the list of which will be given below. But! You must prioritize what is more important for you, live a full life, communicate without hesitation with others, rejoice that the disease is being controlled or give up and continue to indulge your whims, thereby aggravating your chronic disease and your health.
So, if you are determined to take the path of recovery, you should never use:
Sweets, starch, sugar (including cane sugar)
Products containing dyes, preservatives, flavorings
Cocoa, coffee, chocolate
· Marine and river crustaceans, as well as any dishes from them
White flour baked goods
To improve metabolism while dieting, you need to drink plenty of purified water, freshly squeezed vegetable and fruit juices. It is advisable to replace black tea with herbal tea or herbal decoctions.
Exclude from the list of approved and recommended foods for the diet those that cause you an allergic reaction. Introduce new foods into the diet gradually, carefully listening to how the body reacts to them.
In addition to the main diet, take vitamin complexes, macro and micronutrients , minerals, which are usually recommended for therapeutic dietary complexes.
Be sure to check your diet with your doctor. Knowing all the features of your body, observing the course of the disease, the specialist will be able to correct the diet and make useful additions to it.
Help your body cope with psoriasis! It’s so easy!