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What should you do if you want to try specific diets for eczema?

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Your best bet is to choose a well-balanced eating plan. Despite the uncertain links between food and eczema, there’s no doubt that enjoying plenty of fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, and whole grains is good for your overall health.

SOURCES:

Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego; professor of pediatrics and medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Donald V. Belsito, MD, professor of clinical dermatology at Columbia University.

Andrea Cambio, MD, FAAD, medical director of Cambio Dermatology, Cape Coral, Fla.

EczemaNet: "The Truth About ‘Other’ Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Atopic Dermatitis."

USDA: "Dietary Guidelines."

Finch, J. Clinics in Dermatology. “Atopic Dermatitis and Nutrition.” Nov-Dec 2010.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 2, 2020

SOURCES:

Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego; professor of pediatrics and medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.

Donald V. Belsito, MD, professor of clinical dermatology at Columbia University.

Andrea Cambio, MD, FAAD, medical director of Cambio Dermatology, Cape Coral, Fla.

EczemaNet: "The Truth About ‘Other’ Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Atopic Dermatitis."

USDA: "Dietary Guidelines."

Finch, J. Clinics in Dermatology. “Atopic Dermatitis and Nutrition.” Nov-Dec 2010.

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 2, 2020

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