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3 Diet Attentions For Vitiligo In Summer

diet attentions for vitiligoThe summer come, the first measure vitiligo patients had better take is prevent over exposure to the intense sunlight. Vitiligo patients had better receive the regular treatment for their vitiligo and strengthen the diet therapy to increase the copper, zinc, iron and other trace elements contents in their body to increase their tyrosinase activity and accelerate their melanin synthesis speed. So what about the diet attentions for vitiligo in summer?

1. First control the consume of wine and seafood.

The cases about vitiligo caused or worsen by wine and seafood is not few. Normally the cases we found got vitiligo one week after over consume wine and seafood. Some outpatients can clearly point out the causal relationship between their vitiligo onset at the first beginning and consume too much wine and seafood.

Some vitiligo patients indicates that every time after drink wine and eat seafood, their vitiligo will expand. Part of the vitiligo patients reflect that their vitiligo sites only feel itch after drink wine. Some patients work on catering service industry and driving or the work can not abstain the wine and cigarettes, their vitiligo expand often hard to control.

This phenomenal might related with the wine have the negative influence to the neuroendocrine function and livers and influence the protein and zinc absorption.

2. Control the intake of vitamin C.

Vitiligo patients also should control the intake of vitamin C, especially the medication vitamin C. The vitamin C is the reducing agent, it can participate into the tyrosine metabolism and inhibit the dopa oxidation, it can restore the melanin formed in the skin into colorless substances and decrease the melanin formation.

3. Control the intake of foods contain phenol substances.

There are some foods such as coffee, vegetables, fruits contains a lot of phenol, it have toxic effects to the melanocyte.

Wishing every vitiligo patients do a good job in diet therapy for their vitiligo in summer and spend a happy summer time.


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