represent Eczema is an inflammatory skin condition. Also known as atopic dermatitis, it can cause skin irritation, bleeding blisters and an itchy rash. In most cases, this condition develops as a result of a high rate of infections in the body. What is the best diet for eczema?
In this context, dietician Romi Tannous explained in an interview with “Al-Nahar Al-Arabi” all the information about eczema and its nutritional treatment.
So eating foods that don’t cause inflammation may help reduce symptoms.
First, foods that cause eczema
Between 20% and 80% of people with eczema have some type of food allergy. Some of the more common food allergens known to have this effect include:
_ Dairy products
_ sea food
Secondly, what is the eczema diet?
An eczema diet is a type of eating plan that aims to eliminate food allergens and fight infections in the body. A prevalent theory in this field is that an eczema diet may reduce the frequency and severity of flare-ups of this skin condition. From here, it is recommended to resort to the exclusion diet.
Third, what is meant by the exclusion diet?
The elimination diet works by gradually cutting out foods suspected of causing eczema symptoms. If the food is not causing these symptoms, it can be added back to your diet, and then eliminated from another food until the nutritional cause of these symptoms is found.
Fourth, an anti-inflammatory diet
An anti-inflammatory diet has many benefits, including pain relief and relief of eczema symptoms. It includes limiting the intake of dairy products, whole grains, red meat, flour and sugar. In contrast, it focuses on vegetables and fish. Among these diets:
1 ـــ Mediterranean diet:
Include plenty of vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish with omega-3 fatty acids (such as salmon or tuna), and olive oil.
2 ـــ Ayurvedic diet:
It is similar to the Mediterranean diet in terms of an emphasis on unprocessed foods. It includes fruits, vegetables, legumes and whole grains. Also, focus on spices such as coriander, cumin, ginger, turmeric, and cinnamon, as they act as anti-inflammatory.
Fifthly, what are the foods that reduce the symptoms of eczema?
Eating anti-inflammatory foods helps reduce eczema symptoms. They include:
1_ Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids: salmon, albacore tuna, mackerel, sardines and herring.
Tip: Relieve dry skin associated with eczema irritation.
2 Foods high in probiotics: Yogurt with live and active cultures, miso soup and tempeh. Besides other fermented foods and drinks like kefir and sauerkraut, they may also contain probiotics.
3- Fruits and vegetables that are high in anti-inflammatory flavonoids: apples, broccoli, cherries, berries, spinach and kale.
advice: These compounds improve the overall health ofFor skin and fight Problems such as inflammation (associated with eczema).
4_ Vegetables and fruits rich in vitamin C: sweet peppers, oranges, strawberries, cauliflower, pineapple and mango. And that
Advice: Vitamin C is an antioxidant and helps protect the body from allergic reactions.
5_ Foods rich in potassium: bananas, avocados, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, white beans, and salmon.
advice: Potassium fights infections and helps reduce eczema symptoms.