A Psoriasis Diet
Changing what you eat can make all the difference in the world, especially if you have psoriasis. The body is filled with toxins from the air we breathe to the food we eat. The best way to remove these toxins is through the urine and not through the skin; this is especially important for sufferers of psoriasis.
If you are diagnosed with psoriasis, it is best to change your eating habits as soon as possible to alleviate the symptoms. Eating whole foods as opposed to processed foods is a good start. You want to keep the toxins in the system to a minimum and this can be done by eating organic produce instead of produce grown using pesticides. If organic food is out of your reach, make sure to at least to wash off fruits and vegetables well to remove all the chemicals.
Raw is the best way to consume vegetables because they lose some nutrients when cooked. Raw vegetables are higher in fiber and are easy for the digestive system to process. Some foods that are easy for the digestive system to process are beans, seafood, nuts, green, leafy vegetables, and fresh fruit. The more fruit and vegetables that are in your psoriasis diet the less likely you are to develop allergies.
Fats are normally not great for your body, but they body does need a small amount of fatty acids to properly function. Fatty acids play a part in eliminating and reducing inflammation. Some of the best fatty acids you can add to the diet are cold water fish, flaxseed, and green leafy vegetables. Continue reading