Vitiligo is a common acquired depigmentation skin disease. Proper diet is beneficial to vitiligo treatment and recovery. Otherwise, improper diet will aggravate vitiligo condition. Therefore, what should vitiligo patients pay attention to on diet and daily life?
First, you should supplement trace elements. If you are lack of some trace elements, your tyrosinase function will decrease. Tyrosine is very necessary to synthesize melanin. Therefore, vitiligo patients should eat foods containing copper, iron, zinc, such as animal livers, dairy products, bean products, crude grain and etc.
Second, you should supplement tyrosine. If you are lack of tyrosine, it will lead to depigmentation synthesis disorder and then make pigmentation in human body get missed. Vitiligo patients can eat more foods rich in tyrosine, such as pork, egg, animal livers, milk, soybean, hyacinth bean, peanut, black sesame, grape, apple, nuts, walnut, peanut and etc.
Third, don’t eat food containing vitamin C. Vitamin C can make pigmentation decrease and break off melanin synthesis. And then stop melanin regeneration at lesion positions.Foods containing vitamin C include tomato, orange, grapefruit, apricot, hawthorn,, kiwi fruit, strawberry, waxberry and etc.
Forth, avoid spicy food. Vitiligo patients can not eat too much spicy food, such as onion, garlic, ginger, pepper, mutton,fish, dragon. These foods can arouse allergic reaction and aggravate vitiligo condition. Don’t eat spinach, because spinach contains lots of oxalic acid, which can make skin itch. At the same time, cigarette and wine will aggravate vitiligo condition too.
Tips: Apart from diet, vitiligo patients can not wear tight clothes, and don’t be exposed in strong sunlight to prevent vitiligo from spreading. Regular lifestyle, enough sleep, and optimistic attitude are both good for recovery.
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