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3 Diet Taboos For Vitiligo

3 diet taboos for vitiligo patientsVitiligo is a depigmentation skin disease. So vitiligo patients should pay special attention to their diets. There are three diet taboos for vitiligo.

1. Avoid intake too much foods rich in vitamin C.

Vitamin C is a reducing agent, it can participate in the tyrosine metabolism, inhibit the dopa oxidation, make the formed melanin in the skin changed into colorless substances and water soluble gelatinous and reduce the melanin formation. Vitamin C widely exist in many fruits, vegetables and leaves of some plants.

The fruits rich in vitamin C includes melons, grapefruits, pawpaws, strawberries, citrus, oranges, watermelons, dates and etc. The fruit juices rich in vitamin C includes grapefruit juice, orange juice. Some fruit juices strengthen the vitamin C includes apple juice, sour fruit juice and grape juice.

The vegetables rich in vitamin C includes cabbages, leaf mustard, peppers, potatoes, sweet potatoes, tomatoes and tomato juice. Generally speaking, the fruits and vegetables with sour flavor all rich in vitamin C. We stress the patients should make certain limit in the apples, tomatoes, citrus and etc. But in out patient cases, there are few patients got vitiligo because of intake too much foods rich in vitamin C. More patients got vitiligo because of intake the medication vitamin C.

2. Avoid over drinking and over eating seafood.

There are many patient’s vitiligo onset and worsen because of over drinking and over eating seafood. Some outpatients can definitely point out the causal relationship between over drinking and over eating seafood with the vitiligo onset or worsen. Some patients said every time, they drinking or eating seafood, their vitiligo will expand. Part of the vitiligo patients reflect that after drinking, their vitiligo feel itch. Some patients work on catering service industry and etc hard to give up bottles found their vitiligo often hard to control.

It’s pathogenesis might related with the wines can influence their nervous endocrine function and damage their liver and influence their protein and zinc absorption and synthesis. As for the allergy reaction induced by the seafood and cause the immunity disorder.

3. Avoid eating too much foods contains phenol.

There are many plant foods such as coffee, vegetables, fruits contains much phenol have cytotoxic effect to the melanocyte. Except for that, we found the patients with diet bias, drink too much beverages and obesity patients their vitiligo often hard to control.

These 3 kinds of foods should avoided by the vitiligo patients. If you have any question about the diet taboos for vitiligo patients, welcome contact with my whatsapp 008613041204346.


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