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Diet Attentions For Vitiligo Patients

diet attentions for vitiligo patientsVitiligo is a common skin disease, not we already found the vitiligo is a depigmentation skin disease. It featured by the localized or generalized pigment loss in the skin and form white spots. Vitiligo patients not only need receive the medication treatment, they also need pay attention to their diet.

There are some foods some are good for vitiligo patients some are not good for vitiligo patients.

The foods good for vitiligo patients.

1. Whole wheat.

Bread is the traditional food for European, the bread for them is just like rich for Asian. The whole wheat have no addictive. The wheat digested into the sugar and water are the basic nutrition for our body. It have some relationship with the traditional Chinese medicine health care opinions. Chinese medicine holds that the grains generate the essence of our body, the basic source of essence in our body is grains. The wheat is included in it.

2. Milk.

Milk is a very good food can help improve our immunity standard. The milk contains very high protein and some colostrum essence. It’s good for the children’ s growths and development.

3. Pumpkin.

Pumpkin rich in iron and vitamin B6 elements. Iron is the very important trace element for our body. The iron not only participate the blood generation function, it also participates many important physiological activities in our body. The vitiligo onset related with the lack of trace elements in large degree, many vitiligo patients lack of iron element.

4. Chicken.

Chicken is a very common source of protein we are easy to get. The chicken not only is the cheap protein source, the chicken also contains a trace element iodine not easy to get from the foods. If our body lack of iodine will easy to get some very stubborn diseases such as high blood pressure, hepatopathy, diabetes and etc.

There are some foods not good for vitiligo patients.

1. Vitiligo patients had better avoid eating too much stimulating foods.

There are some foods such as pepper, garlic, mutton, shrimp and fish these marine foods vitiligo patients had better not eat too much. There are some patients got vitiligo because of eating too much these foods.

2. Vitiligo patients should avoid eating too much foods rich in vitamin C.

Vitamin C can decrease the serum copper oxidase level and influence the tyrosinase activity which finally can disturb the melanin synthesis. There are some fruits such as oranges, citrus, grapefruits, kiwifruits and etc rich in vitamin C, vitiligo patients should avoid eating too much these fruits.

3. Vitiligo patients had better abstain the cigarettes and wines.

The cigarettes and wines have stimulating effects to many organs in our body. It can disturb the medicine effects and influence the patient’s vitiligo recovery. This is also a reason cause the vitiligo easy to recurrent.

Vitiligo patients themselves also should keep a optimistic mental state and learn to deal with their negative emotions.


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