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Healthy Diet For Vitiligo Patients

healthy diet for vitiligo patientsVitiligo is a chronic skin disease hard to cure. Vitiligo with quite long treatment course, so it is quite difficult to treat. The good diet is also can not ignored during their vitiligo treatment process. Good diet can indirectly play a role in vitiligo treatment. Let’s listen to the specialists talk about healthy diet attentions for vitiligo in their daily life.

One vitiligo patients should avoid eating too much foods rich in vitamin C.

First vitamin C can decrease the content of serum copper and serum copper oxidase in their blood. Vitiligo patients eat too much foods rich in vitamin C can decrease their tyrosinase activity and adverse for their melanin formation. The melanin metabolism studies shows that the vitamin C can interrupt the melanin generation. So if the vitamin C content in their body increase, it is not good for their melanin formation, it also not good for their vitiligo recovery.

Second is decrease the intake of the foods rich in glutathione.

According to the clinical science research in recent years, we found if the diet of the vitiligo patients lack of glutathione for a long time, it can make the tyrosinase activity in their skin increase. So vitiligo patients should avoid eating too much foods rich in glutathione such as onion, garlic, tomato, fish, shrimp, mutton, pepper and etc. Vitiligo patients especially should avoid drinking or it will worsen their vitiligo conditions.

Third is increase the tyrosinase intake in their foods.

The melanin formation process is the tyrosine under the act of the tyrosinase form the dopaquinone and oxidation of melanin. The main source of tyrosine comes from foods. The tyrosinase needs the participation of some trace elements such as copper, zinc and etc, it’s activity will increase. So vitiligo patients should eat more foods rich in copper can zinc such as livers, eggs, lean meats, beans and fresh vegetables.

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