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What foods can help with psoriasis?

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Anti-inflammatory foods are generally healthy. So it shouldn't hurt to give them a try for your psoriasis, which is an inflammatory condition. Good food choices include:

  • Fruits and veggies, especially berries, cherries, and leafy greens
  • Salmon, sardines, and other fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids
  • Antioxidant-rich herbs and spices, like thyme, sage, cumin, and ginger
  • Heart-healthy sources of fat, like olive oil, seeds, and nuts

SOURCES:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Inflammation and Diet."

Choudhary, S.   2016. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications,

Michaelsson, G. , January 2000. British Journal of Dermatology

National Institutes of Health: "The Role of Herbs and Spices in Cancer Prevention."

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Diet and Psoriasis," "Gluten-Free Diet," "How Cigarettes and Alcohol Affect Psoriasis."

Wolters, M.   August 2005. British Journal of Dermatology,

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology : "The association of psoriasis with autoimmune diseases."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on December 04, 2018

SOURCES:

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: "Inflammation and Diet."

Choudhary, S.   2016. Bioscience Biotechnology Research Communications,

Michaelsson, G. , January 2000. British Journal of Dermatology

National Institutes of Health: "The Role of Herbs and Spices in Cancer Prevention."

National Psoriasis Foundation: "Diet and Psoriasis," "Gluten-Free Diet," "How Cigarettes and Alcohol Affect Psoriasis."

Wolters, M.   August 2005. British Journal of Dermatology,

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology : "The association of psoriasis with autoimmune diseases."

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on December 04, 2018

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