Vitiligo is a stubborn skin disease, and it affects the living quality of patients. There are some foods that the vitiligo patients have to avoid. Some foods that are good to the vitiligo patient, but some food will worsen the patient’s condition. During the treatment, the patient should avoid the acidic food, and the spinach contains the oxalate foods, and the food which contain the vitamin C, and the spicy greasy food. In addition, you also can not smoke, drink coffee, strong tea, and in case affect the results of the treatment.
1. The vitiligo patient should avoid eating the food which contain the vitamin C, the vitamin C have the whitening result and anti-oxidation effect. After the patient consuming the vitamin C, it will lower down the level of serum copper and serum copper oxidase, and further affect the activity of the tyrosinase, disturb the synthesis of the melanin. Patients cannot eat foods containing vitamin c like kiwis, oranges, cilantro, Hawthorn, leek, strawberry, pineapple, lemon, Plum, apricot, sour Apple, sour grapes, tomatoes, etc.
2. In the usual diet the vitiligo patient should also avoid eating onions, pepper, ginger, raw garlic, shrimp, lamb, development of bamboo shoots, pickled vegetables, smoked foods, wine. Because of these kind of food will affect the absorption of the medication.
3. For patients with Vitiligo, they should not eat acid foods like vinegar or acidic food. After eating can affect melanin synthesis, and slow down the increasing of melanin.
4. Avoid to eat spinach, the effect of the spinach is supply the iron, is a common green vegetables in our daily life, and it contain other nutrition element. The reason why the vitiligo patient should avoid spinach is it contain large amount of the oxalate. It will cause itchiness at the vitiligo area, and oxalate will also affect the absorption of the copper.
If you want a further knowledge about vitiligo causes, you can send your own problem to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will give you a professional solution. After all the diet can not to cure this disease, so I suggest that the vitiligo patients should seek a treatment in case the disease becomes worse.