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Food Taboos Of Generalized Vitiligo

Food Taboos Of Generalized VitiligoVitiligo has various types in clinical, among these types, generalized vitiligo is one of the common one, this type is difficult to treat in clinical and and it has the close connection with the usual diet. So whats the food taboos of generalied vitiligo?

Here are some common food taboos of generalized vitiligo :

First, generalized vitiligo patients should eat less food which contains vitamin C. Vitamin C can interrupt the metabolism of melanin, becasue vitamin C can lower the standard of serum copper and serum copper oxidase , affect the activity of tyrosinase, interfere with the synthesis of melanin in the skin, aggravate the vitiligo condition , so vitiligo patients should not eat more food which contains vitamin C.

Two, vitiligo patients should eat less spicy food. Here are some food which patients should not eat much : onions, garlic, fish, shrimp, lamb, bamboo shoots, pickled vegetables, pepper, wine. Vitiligo patients should not eat spinach, because spinach contains a large amount of oxalic acid, which can easyly cause itching.

Third, patients with generalized vitiligo should not eat hot pepper in their daily diet, there is no alcohol allowed, whether it is beer or liquor; and do not eat tomatoes, because tomatoes contain rich in vitamin C. Vitamin C can interrupt the synthesis of melanin, and preventing the regeneration of lesion melanin . Other foods contain vitamin C, such as oranges, grapefruit, apricot, hawthorn, cherry, kiwi, strawberries, red berries should also not to be eatten.

Four, in daily life, patients with generalized vitligo usually should eat more foods which contain tyrosine and minerals, such as meat (cattle, rabbit, pig meat, animal liver, eggs (eggs, duck eggs, quail eggs), milk (milk, yogurt), fresh vegetables (carrots, eggplant, seaweed, etc.), (beans, peas, green beans, soy products) beans, peanuts, black sesame seeds, walnuts, raisins, snails, clams and other shellfish foods. Try to avoid taking vitamin C, patients should eat or do not eat vegetables and fruits which contains vitamin C . Such as green pepper, tomato, citrus, grapefruit etc.


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